Optoma EH500
Optoma EH500
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Optoma EH500

A fully featured 10000:1 1920 x 1080 multimedia projector
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 30dB Oct 2013
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Optoma EH500 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Optoma EH500 number 620 across all projectors.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$88 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $88 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 resolution
Fairly bright projector brightness
Does not have a 3D glasses included
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma EH500 In-Depth Analysis


Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 2,306 user and expert reviews (including 381 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Optoma has very good reviews specifically for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


1920 X 1080 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma EH500 is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens. At 4,700 ANSI lumens, the Optoma EH500 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EH500 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The Optoma EH500 does not have a 3D glasses included, unlike most of the other projectors which have a 3D glasses included.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma EH500 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors is 34dB. With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the Optoma EH500 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was October 2013 when this multimedia projector was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The EH500 is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the EH500 will cost $88 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

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