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Optoma EH500

$1,127.12
Optoma EH500
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An impressive value for money and classic quiet 1080p data projector, with marvellous features and very low running costs
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Brand New Optoma EH500 Video Projector Home Theater 1080P HD 3D 10000_1 Warranty (Brand new, unopened) - on
$1,199.99
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$1,212.06
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$1,547.95
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Optoma EH500 1080p 4700 Lumens 3D DLP Network Projector with HDMI (Brand new, unopened) - on
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$899.00
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Optoma EH500 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Optoma EH500 number 90 across all projectors.
98
Reviews
10 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
91
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
93
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 93?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 93%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of $66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The EH500 has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker

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Optoma EH500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 66% of data projectors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,127.12 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Optoma EH500 of £982.26 ($982.26) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $144.86.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The EH500 has an average 5 year running cost of $66 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma EH500 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma EH500 of only 30dB is in the quietest 15% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma EH500's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 43% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Optoma EH500 of 4,700 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma EH500 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma EH500 supports 3D, unlike 59% of data projectors which do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma EH500's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than 67% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EH500 has a handheld remote control. 80% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The Optoma EH500 does not have a 3D glasses included. 97% of data projectors also do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma EH500 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma e1p1d0p1e031

Barcodes:

00132018210895, 00163121425241, 00172304336410, 00331969550917, 00718117604836, 00731215392917, 00782386098733, 00796435418656, 00801049954664, 00804067182521, 00808112922902, 00809392589878, 00834013358908, 00872182783930, 00971494540061, 05053959398297, 05054629703403, 05060059049332, 07964354186564, 08656112306947

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