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Optoma EW865

A fully featured 2000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 31dB Nov 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma EW865 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Optoma EW865 number 886 across all projectors.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $145 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 11% of all 1,756 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)
RoHS compliance
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma EW865 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,306 expert and user reviews (including 381 verified purchases) for Optoma data 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 within its projectors range. 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 EW865 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EW865 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

When compared to other projectors, the bulb power of the Optoma EW865 of 400 Watts is one of the biggest. Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma EW865 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma EW865 supports password protection, as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB. With a noise level of only 31 decibels, the Optoma EW865 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Optoma EW865 has a zoom capability. Most of the other projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma EW865 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst data projectors of this age. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma EW865 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors, the Optoma EW865 does not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was November 2014 when this data projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The EW865 has an average running cost of $145 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma ew865w
Barcodes 05060059048045

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