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Optoma HD142X Projector

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23000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 26dB Jul 2016
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- Lights on viewing 3000 ANSI Lumens- Easy connectivity - 2x HDMI and MHL support and built-in 10W speaker- Amazing color - accurate REC.709 colors- Lightweight and portable Convenient and easy to... More
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16 Reasons For

Popular Choice

The HD142X is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased projectors in the last 3 months.

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 1,734 expert and owner reviews, Optoma has good reviews for its projectors. Optoma also has good reviews specifically within its 23000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range.

Nice Design

One Optoma HD142X owner who purchased this projector considered that it was good looking. Expert website Projectorcentral.com mentioned this year “The new Optoma HD142X full HD home theater projector puts up a gorgeous image with good contrast, natural flesh tones” in their review.

Good High Def TV

One Optoma HD142X reviewer who reviewed this projector concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Picture Quality

One customer considered that the product had good picture quality. Expert website Projectorcentral.com said in their Optoma HD142X review in December this year “Plenty of shadow detail, all for a street price of just $579” .

Only Released Six Months Ago

The HD142X was only relased by Optoma six months ago.

Supports 3D

Unlike most of the other projectors that were launched in the last 12 months which do not support 3D, the Optoma HD142X supports 3D.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD142X supports full HD, unlike most of the other new data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HD142X, the Optoma HD142X has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this multimedia projector and we think the DELL M900HD[plb_3821033_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The Optoma HD142X has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all data projectors that are a comparable age to the HD142X is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is WVGA (854x480).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Optoma HD142X supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over four times the resolution of a 800 x 600 (SVGA) data projector, which is the most common resolution supported by comparable spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as the HD142X. 800 x 600 (SVGA) is also supported by this projector. This Optoma data projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 640 x 480 (VGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA) and 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). Across all comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as the HD142X the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HD142X range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,500h. With a service life of lamp of 5,000 hours, the Optoma HD142X has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other newly released similar spec data projectors.

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Quite Big Offset

New projectors have offsets of between 1.5% and 120%. With an offset of 116 percent, the Optoma HD142X has a fairly big offset compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD142X.

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Very Light

The Optoma HD142X is quite light (only 2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other recently released multimedia projectors. The weights of new projectors range from 1.5kg to 28kg, and the average weight is 9.1kg.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of new similar spec projectors is 21dB and the loudest is 41dB. The Optoma HD142X has one of the quieter noise levels (only 26 decibels) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to look at the DELL M900HD[plb_3821033_price] (36dB and higher rated).

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The noise level (economic mode)s of multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the HD142X range from 24dB to 36dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 31dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of only 24 decibels, the Optoma HD142X has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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3 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out in the last year do not support wi-Fi. The Optoma HD142X is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support wi-Fi including the DELL M900HD[plb_3821033_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Optoma HD142X is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the HD142X have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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1 Other reason to consider the Optoma HD142X

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD142X has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for the last year.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
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)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Supported 3D Formats
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
HDMI Version
Headphone Outputs
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
12V Trigger
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
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)
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (max)
USB Powered
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
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

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Expert Reviews

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11 September 2016

The Optoma HD142X is one of the lowest priced 1080p home theater projectors on the market. It delivers a very bright, richly saturated, naturally color balanced image that some would...

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Total running cost over 5 years $60.67
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma hd142, optoma hd142x, optoma hd142xb, optoma n179651, optoma hd142xbl, optoma n179651w, optoma hd142xbla, optoma 1920x1080, optoma 9572j02gc1, optoma hd142xblac, optoma hd142xblack, optoma 9572j02gc1e, optoma europe ltd hd142, optoma europe ltd hd142x
Barcodes 00796435812508, 05055387637719
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