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Optoma EW631

Optoma EW631 Projector

10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
- Up to 6000h lamp life and 70% energy saving with Eco+.- Bright 3500 lumen widescreen presentations.- Sharp detailed presentations with 10,000:1 contrast.- Crestron RoomView - RJ45 Control and... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Optoma 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all projectors produced by Optoma.

Supports 3D

The Optoma EW631 supports 3D. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the EW631 do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EW631 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Optoma EW631 has a fairly bright projector brightness (3,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the EW631. The average projector brightness of data projectors of this age and spec is 3,300 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesss range from 300 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens.

There are a number of alternative 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic PT-RZ370U[plb_1844616_price].

If you want a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the NEC M362[plb_2268470_price] (3,600 ANSI lumens).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Matrix Size

The Optoma EW631 has a quite big matrix size (0.65 inches) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the EW631. The matrix sizes of comparable spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 0.45" to 0.96", and the average matrix size is 0.62".

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

Most projectors that have been around for more than two years have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Optoma EW631 which has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the EW631 have service life of lamps of between 500h and 30,000h. With a service life of lamp of 6,000 hours, the Optoma EW631 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the EW631 range from 28dB to 49dB. With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Optoma EW631 has one of the quietest noise levels amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Light

Across all the comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as the EW631 the weights range from 360g to 54kg, and the average weight is 4.6kg. At only 2.2 kilograms, the Optoma EW631 is quite light compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years, the Optoma EW631 does not support full HD.

Other projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the Benq W1300[plb_1998671_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than two years ago do not support wi-Fi. The Optoma EW631 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering alternative multimedia projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Benq W1500[plb_1561671_price], or the Epson PowerLite 1222[plb_2225031_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Number of Colours

The Optoma EW631 has a fairly low number of colours (only 1.07 million) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the EW631. The average number of colours of similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the EW631 is 590M.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The average service life of lamp (economic mode) of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the EW631 is 7,100h. The Optoma EW631 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s (only 5,000 hours) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Optoma EW631

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this multimedia projector was released.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $69.36
Electricity cost when on standby $2.80
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Total running cost over 5 years $72.16
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma p148837, optoma p148837p
Barcodes 05060059046492
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