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Optoma GT1070 Projector

23000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 26dB Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $51.41 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are good
Good picture quality
Good product quality
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

This multimedia projector has an average user rating of 89 out of 100 based on 94 user reviews. 43 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 1,872 owner and expert reviews (including 70 verified purchases), Optoma has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically for its 23000:1 contrast ratio data projectors compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Picture Quality

Thirteen customers mentioned that the Optoma GT1070 had good picture quality. Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa wrote “The picture quality is amazing” in their review of this projector and gave it a score of 7 stars. Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa also mentioned “The best thing I like about it Is not only the picture quality” in their review. Xycenh wrote on Amazon “Excellent picture quality real short throw” and gave this projector a score of 7 stars.

One person who bought this projector considered that it was good for watching movies. Michael mentioned in his review of this projector “This projector is awesome, I've got a crystal clear 140" display for movies or games” . One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good for playing games on. David Moxon mentioned in his review of this projector “Good projector great for gaming” and gave this projector a score of 7 stars.

One person said in their reviews that it had clear images.

One customer said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. H. Wyeth said on Amazon “Switching to cinema mode brings back deeper blacks and better colours” in their review of this projector.

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Good High Def TV

Seven owners said in their reviews that the Optoma GT1070 was good at displaying high definition TV. Jtt gave it a rating of 6 stars and wrote on Amazon three years ago “Great short throw HD projector”. Jtt also said “Excellent HD short throw projector” in their review. Xycenh scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “For the odd folks complaining about sound, i've yet to hear a projector (I've experienced three DLP HD projectors) with great sound” in their review of this projector.

Good Remote Control

Two people who purchased it thought it had a good remote control. Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa scored it 6 stars and mentioned “The other thing that Is good is its Backlit remote”. David Smith gave it a rating of 8 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The remote is awesome the backlight is really bright (blue backlight” in his Optoma GT1070 review.

Good for Ceiling Mounting

One owner who bought the Optoma GT1070 thought it was good for ceiling mounting. Matt wrote in his review of this projector on Amazon “If you are looking to ceiling mount this, especially with a low profile mounting, avoid like the plague”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Four customers who reviewed it thought it had a good 3D picture quality. K. B. I. Flavell wrote in their review of this projector two years ago “The 1080 picture is amazing the 3d is stunning” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars. Also two years ago Rohitkn gave this projector a score of 7 stars and mentioned “Sufficient light in the room ) I have also tried 3d and it looks good too”. Ealias wrote “What else should a cinema projector need? Short throw, 3D, full HD, this has it all” in their review of this projector.

Good Sound Quality

Four people who bought the Optoma GT1070 considered that it had good sound quality. P. Rowan said “Video good - sound” and scored it 7 stars. David Moxon said on Amazon “You will need speakers as built in ones are poor” and rated it 7 stars. Depender B. said “The sound is great too”.


Design

Good Product Quality

Nineteen customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Mr Andrew Gardner said in his review of this projector “Excellent quality”. Mejd Nuaman wrote on Amazon “Otherwise, picture quality is amazing, why any mug would spend”. Nicolas Dicchi gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The image quality in movie is great The bad point is that you forced to move the projector backwards or forward in order to match your size of screen” in his review of this projector.

Nice Design

Four customers agreed that the product was good looking. In April last year Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this projector “Playing games this big is pretty sweet”. H. Wyeth said on Amazon “The market is pretty small for this type of projector” in their review of this projector.

One person who purchased the product said that it was smooth. Two years ago Rohitkn said on Amazon “Projecting on white smooth wall and it has been getting me real HD cinema exprience with a 100 inch picture on my wall” in their review of the Optoma GT1070.

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Robust

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Seanqs said “Built in sound is okay” in their review of the Optoma GT1070. One customer said in their reviews that it was reliable. Andyh said on Amazon “So far I'm very happy with the projector, I just hope it proves to be reliable and has a good long bulb life!”.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Aw Chesham said in their review of this projector “This projector seems sturdy and yet is surprisingly light” .

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Easy to Use

Two people thought it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago H. Wyeth mentioned “They include a remote that's backlight and the menus are quite easy to use, though graphically it's sometimes hard to tell what menu item is highlighted” in their review of the Optoma GT1070. Glen Robson mentioned in his review of this projector “It has very easy to use settings and is with out doubt the best i have had”.

Two people who bought this projector concluded that it was easy to use. In April last year Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa said in their review of the Optoma GT1070 “It's very handy”. Two people who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. Andyh said “The short throw is great and allows you to set up the projector a few feet from the screen”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Andyh rated this projector 7 stars and said “It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up” in their review of the Optoma GT1070.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma GT1070 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at including the HD141 ($1,266.81), the HD26 ($669.99), or the H181X ($1,294.62) all from Optoma which has better reviews.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma GT1070 supports full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other multimedia projectors which support full HD and we think because of it's better review score, the HD141 ($1,266.81), the HD26 ($669.99), and the H181X ($1,294.62) all from Optoma is also worth considering.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma GT1070 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many similar spec data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector range from 2,600 ANSI lumens to 3,200 ANSI lumens. At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Optoma GT1070 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 23000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Optoma H181X ($1,294.62) (3,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma GT1070 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also are RoHS compliance.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma GT1070 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma GT1070 has a carrying case. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years also have a carrying case.

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Performance

Supports Password Protection

The Optoma GT1070 supports password protection. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years also support password protection.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma GT1070 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of 23000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector is 26dB and the loudest is 31dB. With a noise level of only 26 decibels, the Optoma GT1070 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector.

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Lamps

Very Big Bulb Power

At 233 Watts, the Optoma GT1070 has a very big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. The bulb powers of 23000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this multimedia projector range from 190W to 240W, and the average bulb power is 200W.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Six owners who bought it concluded that it was quiet. H. Wyeth said on Amazon “You can hear it in quiet scenes in movies.”. Two years ago The Honest Reviewer wrote on Amazon “The Optoma HD141X is much quieter and would recommend it instead, provided you have sufficient throw distance” in their review of the Optoma GT1070. Andyh mentioned “This soon disappears and the unit then runs quite quietly” and rated the product 8 stars.

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was noisy. Basscadet wrote in their review of this projector “The projector gets EXTREMELY hot and is VERY VERY noisy! I can still hear it over my meaty 5.1 system! I'll keep the projector.” . B said “Too noisy” in their review of this projector.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One owner who reviewed this projector thought it did not have good technical guidance. The Honest Reviewer said in their review of this projector two years ago “Another small niggle, is the difficulty of using the manual focus setting”.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma GT1070 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma europe ltd gt1070x, optoma gt1070x
Barcodes 05055387600133

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