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Optoma H182X Projector

23000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB Sep 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $61.46 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Good product quality
Good 3D picture quality
47 Reviews

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this Optoma projector rated this data projector 90% on average. Over 89% of reviewers gave this data projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Optoma Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,872 user and expert reviews (including 70 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically within its 23000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

Thirteen people who purchased the Optoma H182X concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Really good quality projector for the price you pay”. Last year Paige Jordan she mentioned on Amazon “Crisp and clear quality and watchable even in a light filled room”. P Miller said two years ago “Easy to set up, Good picture quality, Bright Bulb, Lightweight” however they only rated it 3 stars out of 5.

Nice Design

Three people agreed that it was good looking. Modern Savage mentioned “Nonetheless, I find it to have pretty good resolution”. Two years ago Cp said “I sent it straight back and, rather than get a replacement of the same model, I bought the 2013 which works beautifully” in their Optoma H182X review.

One owner thought this projector was ugly. T. Mcewan wrote on Amazon “The ugly”.

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Easy to Use

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Modern Savage scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The setup was easy and the menus are reasonably intuitive” in their Optoma H182X review. M. Green wrote two years ago “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” in their review of this projector. John David Phillips mentioned on Amazon “None of the default settings seemed good enough” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Four owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to setup. Sundeep Kaushal said on Amazon “Really easy to set up”. Edifinders said on Amazon “Very quick and easy to set up”.

One person reckoned that it was easy to use. T. Mcewan mentioned 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” in their review of this projector.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma H182X is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector.

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Robust

One customer said in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago T. Mcewan mentioned “I've no idea if this is physically damaging the projector or not)” however despite that they scored the product 60 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed the product thought it was well made. Two years ago M. Green wrote “Both built in speakers are the same” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Six owners mentioned in their reviews that this projector had a good 3D picture quality. Matteo rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote “You definitely can't fully appreciate its potential for obvious reasons); - 3D is fun, glad to have this functionality even if not essential; - Light weighted thus easy to carry” in their Optoma H182X review. Emem said last year “Best image and 3d and everything”. Howard Rogerson scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he said in his review of this projector two years ago “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”.

Good Picture Quality

Four people agreed that this projector had good picture quality. David mentioned on Amazon “Love this projector, great image quality and sharpness”. M. Green said in their review of this projector “Picture quality excellent” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. M. Green also wrote “Picture quality is slightly sharper projected on a 120" screen with new projector” in their review.

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Matteo scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on Amazon last year “Colors are great (they feel natural); - Brightness is satisfying (still can enjoy it on cloudy days.”. M C Fryer gave the Optoma H182X a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said also last year “The colours are amazing, 3D is good, throw works well in a small room (my screen is now 190cms wide”. John David Phillips wrote on Amazon “It was just the colours that seemed off” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

One person who bought it mentioned that it was good for playing games on. Veetee said “Need to buy another speaker system now! Great for games” in their review of this projector.

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Good High Def TV

Seven customers who bought it wrote that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Matteo gave the Optoma H182X a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon last year “If you can invest 100£ more and buy the Full HD version (h141x”. Two years ago Vishal Kapoor gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and said on Amazon “This is BETTER then HDTV to my eyes” in their review of this projector. Modern Savage mentioned in their review of this projector “I considered purchasing a full HD projector.”.

Good Sound Quality

Four people said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Paige Jordan mentioned on Amazon “The built in speakers are nasty to listen to” in her review of this projector.

Not Good for Ceiling Mounting

One owner reckoned that it was not good for ceiling mounting.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer who purchased this projector thought it was lightweight. One owner who reviewed it said that it was compact. Two years ago T. Mcewan wrote “On the whole, this is a really nice bit of kit - aesthetically pleasing, compact, very affordable, superb quality picture, good brightness”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to carry around.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

One person who purchased it said that it had good technical guidance. Modern Savage mentioned “I was impressed by the manual and digital zoom capability”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma H182X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Optoma H114 which has better reviews.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma H182X is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector.

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Video

HD-Ready

The Optoma H182X is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors that were released more than a year ago also are HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma H182X does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec do support full HD.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at including the Optoma H114.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma H182X has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma H182X has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Average Noise Level

At 29 decibels, the Optoma H182X has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year.

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth considering include the DELL 1220 DLP (34dB and cheaper).

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who purchased it reckoned that it was noisy. Matteo gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this projector “A bit noisy, nothing tremendous”. Martin Finnucane mentioned “My only quibble is that the projector is a little noisy.”.

Two customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was quiet. Two years ago Sundeep Kaushal said on Amazon “Have connected external speakers as a bit quiet otherwise” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Brian Smyth said on Amazon “When it is in a silent room it can be heard.” in his review of this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma H182X does not have a DVI port. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for more than a year also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors that were released more than a year ago is 260W. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma H182X has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This Optoma projector was released in April 2017.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma H182X has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than a year ago.

If you would prefer a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Optoma H114 (3,400 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

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

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435812430, 05055387629226

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