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Optoma EH505

$4,471.02
A fully featured 2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector
2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 42dB Oct 2014
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Optoma EH505 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Optoma EH505 number 328 across all projectors.
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$120 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia 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 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Quite bright projector brightness
Fairly loud noise level
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma EH505 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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


Value For Money

Not Cheap

Data projectors range in price from $149 to $24,000. We think that this Optoma projector looks expensive compared to other data projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Optoma EH505 of £1,899.00 ($1,899.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $2,572.02.

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Features

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EH505 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma EH505 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma EH505 has a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W. When compared to other projectors that we have checked, the Optoma EH505's bulb power of 400 Watts is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Optoma EH505 has one of the loudest noise levels (42 decibels) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Optoma EH505 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. The best resolution of all data projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EH505 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma EH505 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 1,500 hour, the Optoma EH505 has a very short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Optoma released the EH505 in October 2014.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The EH505 is one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the EH505 will cost $120 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435419431, 05060059049646

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