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Optoma EH503

$4,999.00
$3,189.00 $1,810.00 cheaper than 3 days ago
A fully featured 2000:1 1920 x 1080 projector
2000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 37dB Feb 2014
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Optoma EH503 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Optoma EH503 number 258 across all projectors.
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$120 Over 1 Year
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $120 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 19% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Fairly big bulb power
Fairly loud noise level
Quite short service life of lamp

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $4,999 to $3,189 in the last 3 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Optoma EH503 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 2,306 expert and owner reviews (including 381 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews. 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.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EH503 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Optoma EH503 has one of the louder noise levels amongst data projectors of this age. Data projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma EH503 of only 1,500 hour is one of the shortest amongst projectors. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. The Optoma EH503 has one of the bigger bulb powers (370 Watts) amongst projectors of this age.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma EH503 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a DVI port.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma EH503 is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EH503 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other multimedia projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Optoma EH503 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (5,200 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia 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 EH503 supports full HD. Most of the other data projectors do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when this data projector was released.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the EH503 is $120, which makes it one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $1,810 (36%)

The price has dropped from $4,999 to $3,189 in the last 3 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma EH503 and the United States price of $3,189.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £3,639.60 ($3,639.60).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435418892, 05060059049349

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