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Optoma GT1080E Projector

25000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 31dB Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $61.46 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Best seller
Poor connectivity
49 Reviews

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this multimedia projector rated this projector as brilliant on average. 36 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Optoma Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,872 expert and owner reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Optoma has good reviews for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has good reviews specifically within its 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Best Seller

The GT1080E is a popular choice of projector according to sales data from Amazon.

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Design

Good Product Quality

Thirteen people wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Oliver wrote in his Optoma GT1080E review on Amazon “The lens really is worse quality or something” and rated it 5 stars. Ms. Tj Norwood said on Amazon “What a beautifully sharp display! The picture quality on this is gorgeous” in their review of this projector. Scottmarshall wrote on Amazon in April last year “The GT5000 picture quality is great you can see some pictures I have enclosed, when used during the day on a plain wall with no screen”.

Nice Design

Three Optoma GT1080E owners said in their reviews that this projector was good looking. Mr S J Dillon mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon “Pretty bright image.”.

Robust

Two Optoma GT1080E reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it was well made. Seanqs mentioned in their review of this projector last year “Built in sound is okay” . Two years ago Dave rated it 6 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It feels like it in the dark) Connectivity is generally good for the video and the built in player manages most formats (apart from the choppiness”.

One person said in their reviews that the Optoma GT1080E was reliable. Four years ago Andyh mentioned in their review of the Optoma GT1080E 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!”.

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Ceiling Mountable

The GT1080E is ceiling mountable. Most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Easy to Use

Three people said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Mr R Pringle wrote in April last year “Easy to set up (just make sure you've pushed the power cable in fully), bright, easy to focus” in his review of this projector and scored it 8 stars. Andyh mentioned on Amazon four years ago “The short throw is great and allows you to set up the projector a few feet from the screen” in their review of the Optoma GT1080E and rated it 6 stars.

One Optoma GT1080E owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good experience. Sam M mentioned “It is a cinema for your home and it genuinely gives that cinema experience” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One Optoma GT1080E owner who bought this projector considered that it was easy to use. Peter Johnson said in his Optoma GT1080E review “Small, easy to use, bright so will become my projector of choice even for fairly large groups” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.

One person said in their reviews that this projector was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon in April last year “Fan is fairly quite Overall a very good projector, bright colorful image good easy to use user menu” in their Optoma GT1080E review.

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Good High Def TV

One customer who purchased the Optoma GT1080E wrote that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Remote Control

One person said in their reviews that the Optoma GT1080E had a good remote control. Dave mentioned in his review of the Optoma GT1080E “Remote is ok” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Picture Quality

Eight Optoma GT1080E reviewers who bought the Optoma GT1080E thought it had good picture quality. Simon Brennan mentioned in April last year “I have attached a couple of pictures to show the pin sharp image quality”. Amazon Customer wrote this month “The picture quality is really good” in their Optoma GT1080E review. Michael Mcginty wrote “On first impressions it does everything it says on the tin; flawless picture quality, nonexistent fan noise” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

One Optoma GT1080E reviewer who bought it considered that it had clear images. One customer who reviewed the Optoma GT1080E said that it was good for playing games on. David Moxon said “Good projector great for gaming”.

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Good Sound Quality

Six Optoma GT1080E owners considered that it had good sound quality. Mz Rider wrote “If using HDMI it is better if the audio can be sent from the source rather than than the projector” in their review of the Optoma GT1080E. I. Morrison mentioned on Amazon “You can also plug into external speakers and gives out good sound” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. David Moxon gave it a score of 7 stars and he said “You will need speakers as built in ones are poor”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three Optoma GT1080E reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it was compact. Mr L Miller mentioned in his Optoma GT1080E review “A great unit for its compact size” and gave the product a score of 6 stars. Iaincatt wrote in their Optoma GT1080E review on Amazon “Compact, effective and works well from external sources”.

One Optoma GT1080E owner who bought the product mentioned that it was lightweight. Andyh said on Amazon “It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up” in their review of this projector.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GT1080E has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider include the Optoma HD240W which is cheaper.

Other data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the Optoma 95.8WR02GC1E.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The GT1080E supports full HD, as do most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors which support full HD currently available including cheaper multimedia projectors such as the Optoma HD240W.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two Optoma GT1080E owners who purchased it thought it was quiet. Oliver said on Amazon “The Aukey is whisper quiet in comparison” in his Optoma GT1080E review and rated the Optoma GT1080E 7 stars. Andyh wrote four years ago “This soon disappears and the unit then runs quite quietly”.

One Optoma GT1080E reviewer thought this projector was noisy. I. Morrison wrote “The fan is a wee bit noisy”.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The GT1080E has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 31 decibels, the GT1080E has one of the quieter noise levels amongst similar spec data projectors of this age. The average noise level of data projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector is 32dB.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Optoma 95.8WR02GC1E (34dB).

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma GT1080E is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than a year ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The GT1080E has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

At 6,500 hours, the GT1080E has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age. The shortest service life of lamp of 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector is 3,000h, the longest is 7,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,200h.

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Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma GT1080E has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Projectors of a similar age and type to this data projector have bulb powers of between 190W and 260W.

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Smart TV

Poor Connectivity

Two people wrote that the product was not good in terms of connectivity. Barbeche mentioned on Amazon “It is a shame it does not have Bluetooth connectivity as standard, I hate cables trailing all over the place”.


Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma GT1080E has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago. Projectors of this type and age have projector brightnesses of between 3,000 ANSI lumens and 3,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens.

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The GT1080E does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma europe ltd gt1080e, optoma 958zf01gc2e, promotions gt1080e, optoma dp1082mwl, optoma gt1080e, acer gt1080e
Barcodes 05055387638839, 05060059049615

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