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Optoma EX685

A fully featured 3000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma EX685 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Optoma EX685 as follows for Summary.
50
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
39
$96 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 projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $96 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 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
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma EX685 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 2,306 user and expert reviews (including 381 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its projectors. Optoma also has very good ratings 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

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma EX685 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EX685 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other multimedia projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. The Optoma EX685 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 2,500 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma EX685 has a fairly quiet noise level (only 30 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Optoma EX685 has one of the bigger bulb powers (280 Watts) amongst projectors of this age.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Optoma EX685 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this Optoma data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma EX685 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma EX685 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was February 2013 when this projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the EX685 will cost $96 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

rubylampe ex685utis, optoma ex685ut

Barcodes:

05060059047468, 05060059047796

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