Optoma FX5200
Optoma FX5200
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Optoma FX5200

A cheap to run and fully featured 8000:1 1024 x 768 projector
8000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 35dB Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma FX5200 Review

With low running costs and mediocre reviews, we have scored the Optoma FX5200 as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 30?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $76 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

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Optoma FX5200 In-Depth Analysis


Optoma Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

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

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the Optoma FX5200 mentioned that it had good picture quality. Mr M T Hall said in his review of this projector on Amazon “Gforce Graphic Card give excellent graphics to games etci gave this product 5 stars”.


Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma FX5200 has a carrying case. Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a carrying case.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma FX5200 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma FX5200 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Optoma FX5200 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Optoma FX5200 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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The Optoma FX5200 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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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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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma FX5200 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma FX5200 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was July 2012 when this projector was released.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The FX5200 is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the FX5200 is $76.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05060059046508, 08712412441198