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Optoma FX5200 Projector

8000:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,300 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date
- Up to 6000h lamp life and 70% energy saving with Eco+.- Bright 3300 lumen, Native XGA.- Sharp detailed presentations with 8000:1 contrast.- Crestron RoomView - RJ45 Control and monitoring. The... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

Multimedia projectors manufactured by Optoma are some of the better multimedia projectors according to average user and expert reviews.

Good Picture Quality

One Optoma FX5200 owner wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Mr M T Hall said on Amazon “Gforce Graphic Card give excellent graphics to games etci gave this product 5 stars”.

Supports 3D

The Optoma FX5200 supports 3D, as do most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

We compared all the other projectors which also support 3D to this projector and we think the IN3134a[pl_2544144_price], or the IN3136a[pl_2544145_price] both from Infocus is also worth considering.

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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 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the FX5200.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Viewsonic PRO8520HD[plb_1610101_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Infocus IN3134a[plb_2544144_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Optoma FX5200 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this data projector). In addition, this Optoma data projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA) and 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all data projectors of a similar type and age to the FX5200 the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (best).

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Optoma FX5200 is a two number of built-in speakers multimedia projector.

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Fairly High Vertical Synchronization (max)

The average vertical synchronization (max) of similar spec projectors that came out more than two years ago is 70kHz. The Optoma FX5200 has a fairly high vertical synchronization (max) (120 kilohertz) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the FX5200.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

When compared to other data projectors of this age and spec, the service life of lamp (economic mode) of the Optoma FX5200 of 6,000 hours is one of the longest. Across all the projectors of this age and spec the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 3,000h to 6,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 4,400h.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

Across all the projectors of this age and spec the noise level (economic mode)s range from 29dB to 35dB. The Optoma FX5200 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s (only 29 decibels) amongst 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Very Light

The lightest projector that was launched more than two years ago is 2.2kg heavy, the heaviest is 22kg, and the average weight is 7.7kg. With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the Optoma FX5200 is quite light compared to most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FX5200.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma FX5200 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the FX5200 also do not support full HD.

We compared all the other data projectors which also support full HD to this data projector and we think the Viewsonic PRO8520HD[plb_1610101_price], or the Sony VPL-FHZ55[plb_1596654_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the FX5200 do not support wi-Fi. The Optoma FX5200 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the FX5200 have RMS rated powers of between 5W and 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 5 Watts, the Optoma FX5200 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors of a similar age and type to the FX5200 is 280W. The Optoma FX5200 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 240 Watts) amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

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Very Small Matrix Size

The Optoma FX5200 has a fairly small matrix size (only 0.55 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the FX5200. Across all the 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the FX5200 the matrix sizes range from 0.55" to 0.95".

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3 Other reasons to consider the Optoma FX5200

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Optoma released the FX5200.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Optoma FX5200 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the FX5200.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the IN3134a[pl_2544144_price] (4,200 ANSI lumens), or the IN3136a[pl_2544145_price] (4,500 ANSI lumens) both from Infocus.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma FX5200 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Plug and Play
Password Protection Type
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Other Features
HDMI

User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 March 2013 by Mr M T Hall
(Verified Purchase)

Gforce Graphic Card give excellent graphics to games etc
i gave this product 5 stars and recomend to every one.

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Electricity cost when switched on $68.94
Electricity cost when on standby $2.78
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Total running cost over 5 years $71.72
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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 fx5200, optoma e1p1f0411001
Barcodes 05060059046508, 08712412441198
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