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Optoma H182X Projector

23000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB Jul 2015
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- Bright vivid colours 3,200 ANSI lumens.- Full 3D and HD Ready 720p.- High contrast - 23,000:1 contrast ratio.- Easy connectivity - HDMI and built-in speaker. Created for home entertainment, the... More
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Good Product Quality

Several Optoma H182X owners who bought this projector thought it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned “Really good quality projector for the price you pay” in their review. David gave it a very good rating and he said “Love this projector, great image quality and sharpness”. Eugene Maher gave the Optoma H182X a rating of 4 stars and he said in his review of the Optoma H182X two years ago “Happy enough with quality for the”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Optoma H182X owners who bought the Optoma H182X thought it had good picture quality. M. Green wrote in their review of the Optoma H182X on Amazon “Picture quality excellent”. M. Green also wrote “Picture quality is slightly sharper projected on a 120" screen with new projector”.

Several Optoma H182X owners agreed that it had good colour saturation. In January last year John David Phillips wrote “It was just the colours that seemed off” in his review. John David Phillips also mentioned “That has made the colours much much better for me”. Matteo said “Colors are great (they feel natural); - Brightness is satisfying (still can enjoy it on cloudy days.” in their review of this projector.

One Optoma H182X reviewer said in their reviews that it was good for playing games on. Two years ago Veetee gave the Optoma H182X a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Need to buy another speaker system now! Great for games” in their review.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A few Optoma H182X owners who reviewed the product thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Last year Emem said “Best image and 3d and everything”. Howard Rogerson gave this projector a score of 5 stars and he said “Amazing for the price you can't go wrong with this 3d hd ready projector watched avatar 3d last night on the 120 inch screen with the projector”. M C Fryer rated the Optoma H182X as very good and said in their review of this projector on Amazon “The colours are amazing, 3D is good, throw works well in a small room (my screen is now 190cms wide”.

Easy to Use

Some customers who bought the Optoma H182X thought it was easy to setup. Two years ago Edifinders rated it 4 stars and wrote in their Optoma H182X review “Very quick and easy to set up”. Sundeep Kaushal said also two years ago “Really easy to set up” in their review.

Some customers said that the product was easy to use the menus. John David Phillips said on Amazon “None of the default settings seemed good enough” in his review of the Optoma H182X. M. Green said “The 181x had a better sync menu for altering the sound to the video if taking sound from the audio out on the projector itself”.

One Optoma H182X reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this projector was easy to use. T. Mcewan said in their review of this projector on Amazon “It would seem the quality control is a bit hit-and-miss for these things, so make sure you fully test it well within the exchange period” however they rated it 3 stars.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. M. Green said in their review of the Optoma H182X “Fan noise is noticeable and not constant so pitch goes up”. Paige Jordan said in her review “The projector fan isn't very loud, I can't hear it with music or a film playing”.

A number of Optoma H182X reviewers who purchased this projector concluded that it was quiet. Brian Smyth wrote on Amazon “When it is in a silent room it can be heard.” in his Optoma H182X review and gave it a very good review. Sundeep Kaushal gave the product a very good review and mentioned on Amazon “Have connected external speakers as a bit quiet otherwise”.

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Good High Def TV

Five Optoma H182X owners who reviewed the Optoma H182X agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Matteo gave the Optoma H182X a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “It is only HD”. Matteo also said “If you can invest 100£ more and buy the Full HD version (h141x”. Vishal Kapoor wrote two years ago “This is BETTER then HDTV to my eyes” in their review of this projector and rated it as excellent.

Popular Choice

Across all multimedia projectors, the H182X is one the best selling products currently on the market.

Optoma Projectors Have Good Reviews

23000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors built by Optoma have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just 23000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors) and found that Optoma also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Size

One person who purchased it thought it was easy to carry around. One Optoma H182X owner who bought this projector concluded that it was lightweight. P Miller mentioned in their review of the Optoma H182X “Easy to set up, Good picture quality, Bright Bulb, Lightweight” .

One person said in their reviews that the Optoma H182X was compact. T. Mcewan mentioned “On the whole, this is a really nice bit of kit - aesthetically pleasing, compact, very affordable, superb quality picture, good brightness” but they only scored it 3 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Some Optoma H182X owners who bought the product thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mr. Ian O'brien wrote on Amazon “If you have anything electronically HD related that has a HDMI socket, you can connect it to this projector” in his review of this projector.

Good Sound Quality

Some people wrote in their reviews that the Optoma H182X had good sound quality.

Robust

Some customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. M. Green said “Both built in speakers are the same” in their review of this projector and scored this projector 4 stars. Paige Jordan said in her review of this projector on Amazon “The built in speakers are nasty to listen to”.

Nice Design

One person said in their reviews that it was good looking. Cp wrote “Rather than get a replacement of the same model, I bought the 2013 which works beautifully” in their Optoma H182X review but despite that they gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

One customer said in their reviews that this projector was aesthetic.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other data projectors of this age and type, the Optoma H182X has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think cheaper projectors such as the Viewsonic PJD5253[plb_2831062_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Canon LV-WX300[plb_2810800_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports 3D

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the Optoma H182X supports 3D.

Alternative multimedia projectors which support 3D currently available that you might want to consider include the Viewsonic PJD5253[plb_2831062_price] which is cheaper.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Optoma H182X is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by projectors that were released around the same time as the H182X. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this data projector. This Optoma data projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA) and 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the H182X supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 4096 x 2160.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Optoma H182X has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the data projectors that are a comparable age to the H182X. This projector is a two number of built-in speakers projector compared to most of the data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the H182X which only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Very High Number of Colours

At 1,073.4 million, the Optoma H182X has a fairly high number of colours compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the H182X. The lowest number of colours of comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the H182X is 1M, the highest is 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 800M.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 29 decibels, the Optoma H182X has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the H182X. The noise levels of projectors that are a similar age to the H182X range from 22dB to 45dB.

Other projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic PJD5253[plb_2831062_price] (34dB and cheaper).

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Very Light

The average weight of data projectors of a comparable type and age to the H182X is 8.8kg. The Optoma H182X is one of the lighter comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the H182X (only 2.4 kilograms) amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Very Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

With a power consumption (economy mode) of only 191 Watts, the Optoma H182X has one of the lower power consumption (economy mode)s amongst similar spec projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors that were released more than a year ago the power consumption (economy mode)s range from 38W to 890W, and the average power consumption (economy mode) is 350W.

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11 Reasons Against

Not Good for Ceiling Mounting

One Optoma H182X owner who purchased it thought it was not good for ceiling mounting.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on projectors of this spec and age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma H182X does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the H182X do support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the Canon LV-WX300[plb_2810800_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the H182X, the Optoma H182X does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Uniformity

At only 75 percent, the Optoma H182X has a quite small uniformity compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. The smallest uniformity of projectors of a similar age and spec to the H182X is 75% and the biggest is 95%.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of data projectors of this age and spec is 190W and the biggest is 470W. The Optoma H182X has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of projectors that are a comparable age to the H182X range from 2W to 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Optoma H182X has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the H182X.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

Most multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the H182X have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Optoma H182X which has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most projectors that came out around the same time as the H182X have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Optoma H182X which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Optoma H182X is a one HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the H182X have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the data projectors that came out around the same time as the H182X the optical zooms range from 1x to 1.7x, and the average optical zoom is 1.3x. With an optical zoom of only 1.1 times zoom factor, the Optoma H182X has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the H182X.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Optoma H182X

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Optoma projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma H182X has a fairly average projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

Alternative 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper projectors such as the Viewsonic PJD5253[plb_2831062_price].

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma H182X is WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Maximum Analog Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Fixed Focal Length
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Supported 3D Formats
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Version
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
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
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Technical Details
RS-232C
HD Type

User Reviews

(47)
Reviewed 23 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

So awesome! For the price i am so happy with this projector, would recomend without a doubt.

Reviewed 14 August 2016 by Oubari
(Verified Purchase)

Highly recommened. A great performance for the price. To me, it is the cheapest of the best Home Cinema projector. Do not go any cheaper!

Reviewed 7 August 2016 by Cliente Amazon
(Verified Purchase)

Everything perfect...

Reviewed 18 July 2016 by R. Hopkirk Gwyn-Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Good project and good price, easy set up and automatic search for input and would recommend...

Reviewed 10 July 2016 by Martin Finnucane
(Verified Purchase)

The projector arrived promptly and was securely packaged. Very easy to setup. The picture is amazing, better than any home cinema I've seen. My only quibble is that the projector is a little... Read more…

Reviewed 3 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Had it for about a 8 months, as a replacement to my acer 3d projector, reasonable for the price, good quality, no complaints.

Reviewed 18 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased the H182X. Paid £299.99 for it and for this price I cannot fault it. Great image even though it is only 720p and not too loud. Would recommend.

(Verified Purchase)

This has been my first projector and my expectations were almost entirely satisfied. PROS: - Colors are great (they feel natural); - Brightness is satisfying (still can enjoy it on cloudy days,... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2016 by Brian Smyth
(Verified Purchase)

I have purchased this for my back room and have it ceiling mounted and hooked up to an Xbox One. When it is in a silent room it can be heard, however as soon as the sound plays (at any level),... Read more…

Reviewed 21 February 2016 by Emem
(Verified Purchase)

Best image and 3d and everything, Ireally like it and I am happy I sent back the cheaper ones I bought...

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Electricity cost when switched on $55.16
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Barcodes 00796435812430, 05055387629226

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