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Optoma HD131XE

95

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Optoma HD131XE

$489.00
Optoma HD131
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A phenomenally cheap and phenomenally quiet 1080p 18000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with features and spectacularly low running costs
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 18000:1 Yes Jul 2014
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Optoma HD131Xe 1080p 2500 Lumen Full 3D DLP Home Theater Projector with HDMI (Black) (2013 Model)
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Used - Optoma HD131Xe 1080P 2500 Lumen Full 3D DLP Home Theater Projector (Used)
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Used - Optoma HD131Xe Full HD 3D DLP Projector 1080p plus Glasses and 30' HDMI cable (Used)
$450.00
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Used - Optoma HD131Xe 1080p 2500 Lumen Full 3D DLP Home Theater Projector with HDMI (Black) (2013 Model)
$399.00
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Refurbished - Optoma Hd131xe Hd131xe 1080P Full-3D Home Theater Projector
$649.99
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Optoma HD131 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma HD131 number 67 across all projectors.
96
Reviews
273 Reviews
99
Value for Money
Excellent
93
Features
Fully-Featured
98
Running Costs
$39 Over 5 Years
95
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 95?

It has terrific user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only $39 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 14% of all 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The HD131 has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Ultimate 3d projector
Fantastic full 3d 1080p image quality
Crystal clarity - 20,000:1 contrast
Bright vivid colours - 2000 ANSI lumens
Sharper more detailed projection with 1920 x 1080p pixels, perfect for watching blu-ray movies without downscaling or compression.colour guarantee
We are so confident that the hd131x image colour quality will remain as good as the day you bought it that optoma will guarantee it for five years.full 3d
Using the inherent speed of DLP technology, the optoma hd131x full 3d projector can display true 3d content from almost any 3d display device, including 3d blu-ray, ps3, xbox and sky3d.24p
Most movies are shot at 24 frames per second. to preserve the purity of the original image the hd131x can accept high definition sources at 24 frames per second and so to display movies exactly as the director intended.dynamic black
Now that all the latest 3d movies have arrived on blu-ray 3d you can enjoy the same jaw-dropping 3d cinema experience at home, now in fantastic 1080p full high definition.powerful audio
Complete your home cinema experience with the powerful on-board 10w speaker. offering exceptional sound quality the hd131x is easy to set up without the need for costly external speakers.long lamp life
The new lamp technology incorporated into the hd131x extends lamp life up to an incredible 6000 hours. if you watch a two hour movie every day then typically the lamp will last for over 8 years.quick resume
Save time by not waiting for the projector to cool down before it can power up again. if the projector is accidentally turned off, this feature allows the projector to be instantly powered on again, if selected within a period of 100 seconds.the only thing left is the glasses

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Optoma HD131 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $489.00 it is still in the cheapest 20% of data projectors.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the HD131 is only $39, which is in the cheapest 14% of all 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD131 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma HD131's noise level of only 26dB is in the quietest 4% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma HD131's contrast ratio (typical) of 18,000 is in the highest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma HD131's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 15% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD131 supports 3D. 59% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD131 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD131 has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Optoma HD131's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is in the shortest 35% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma HD131 supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of data projectors do not support password protection.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other data projectors, the Optoma HD131 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of data projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD131 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD131 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD131 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Average Bulb Power

The Optoma HD131's bulb power of 240W is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 54% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Optoma HD131 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd131xw, optoma 1080p

Barcodes:

00071030574854, 00665164774961, 00717990806795, 00796435812065, 00796435812133, 05052184790494, 05053973110042, 05060059047581, 05060059048137, 05060059049578, 07964358120656, 07964358121332

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