Optoma H181X
Optoma H181X
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Optoma H181X

A highly rated and cheap to run 23000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
23000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 28dB Nov 2014
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Optoma H181X Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs,
108 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$63 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 108 reviews.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only $63 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 20% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The H181X has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Quite quiet noise level
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite small bulb power

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Optoma H181X In-Depth Analysis


Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 108 owner reviews the average owner rating of this data projector is marvellous. 67 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Fairly Priced

18 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money.

Excellent Product Quality

24 owners agreed that the product was good quality.

Easy to Use

Five owners concluded that this projector was easy to setup.

Good Picture Quality

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good picture quality and three people who purchased it agreed that it had good colour saturation.

Inferior Sound Quality

Five customers who bought the product agreed that it did not have good sound quality.

Very Good Brand

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

Acceptable Noise Level

Five owners wrote that this projector was quiet.

  • Good keystone settings to get picture square on games mode with no noticeable lag doesn't get too hot fan not too noisy bad points short power cable, not long enough for ceiling mounting no case Update…
    PHIL (Amazon) - December 2014
  • Fan noise is noticeable and not constant so pitch goes up…
    M. Green (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Clear and bright picture quality and very quiet…
    Scarab (Amazon) - March 2014
  • A bit noisy, nothing tremendous…
    Matteo (Amazon) - April 2016
  • When it is in a silent room it can be heard.
  • Have connected external speakers as a bit quiet otherwise…
  • Don't notice the fan noise that others complain about…
    Clare (Amazon) - February 2015
  • The fan is quiet enough sitting right next to the machine to not be bothersome even in quiet parts of the film…
  • High quality projector for a low price, fairly silent too…
    Xavier Roger (Amazon) - February 2014


RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma H181X is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB. The Optoma H181X has a quite quiet noise level (only 28 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Optoma H181X has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma H181X has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

At 7,000 hours, the Optoma H181X has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. The average service life of lamp of data projectors is 6,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Optoma H181X has a fairly small bulb power (only 190 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma H181X supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on multimedia projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma H181X has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector was released in November 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The H181X is one of the cheaper to run multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the H181X will cost only $63 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma e1p0f0l110z1c, optoma h181x
Barcodes 00796435812157, 05060059049158, 07964358121578

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