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Optoma EX855

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Optoma EX855

$1,166.56
Optoma EX855
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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with alright running costs
31dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 Yes Oct 2013
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Optoma EX855 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Optoma EX855 number 796 across all projectors.
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Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$110 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
EX855 uncompromising image quality, outstanding flexibility and ultimate reliability
5500L - XGA
Installation flexibility- 3x motorised lens options, 360 operation
Live performance ready - mechanical shutter, wired remote and flying frame options
Ultimate control - full support for crestron roomview and pj-link LAN commands
Advanced features - 120hz 3d projection and geometric adjustmentthe proscene ex855 & ew865 are the epitome of our projection expertise; a revolution; a product designed exclusively for
Demanding professional applications.xga or WXGA and 5500/6000 lumens delivering bright crystal clear images from a single lamp, the auto cleaning dust filter
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Optoma EX855 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The EX855 is in the most expensive 12% of all 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the EX855 is $110.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma EX855 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma EX855's noise level of only 31dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is quieter than 75% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma EX855 of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 15% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma EX855's projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 87% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma EX855 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma EX855's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than 96% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma EX855 supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma EX855 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Optoma EX855 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma EX855 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Optoma EX855 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of data projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma EX855 has a DVI port. 89% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma EX855 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of data projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma EX855's bulb power of 400W is bigger than 97% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 1024x768

Barcodes:

05060059046317

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