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16

Overall Score

Optoma ES529

A cheap to run and fully featured 3000:1 800 x 600 projector
3000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 35dB Dec 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma ES529 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Optoma ES529 as follows for Summary.
1
Not Currently for Sale
36
Missing Some Features
22
4 Years Old
57
£101 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
16
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 16?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £101 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small bulb power
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Very short service life of lamp

Optoma ES529 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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


Features

800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma ES529 has a maximum resolution of 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the Optoma ES529 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma ES529 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma ES529 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 200 Watts, the Optoma ES529 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors. The average bulb power of multimedia projectors is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ES529 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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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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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Optoma ES529 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma ES529 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was December 2012 when this multimedia projector was released.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The ES529 has an average running cost of £101 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Optoma ES529 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma ES529 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 331,148 product attributes, 16,148 projector reviews and 2,462,900 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435416720

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