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Optoma HD151X
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Optoma HD151X Projector Best Buy
2800:1 1080p (1920x1080) 27dB Nov 2015
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- Full HD 1080p image quality- Bright vivid colours 2800 ANSI lumens- Easy connectivity - HDMI and DVI and powerful built-in 30W speaker- Dynamic black technology - 28,000:1 contrast ratio Bright... More
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Good Brand

Optoma is one of the better rated projector brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Supports 3D

The Optoma HD151X supports 3D. Most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to the HD151X do not support 3D.

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Supports Full HD

Unlike most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the HD151X which do not support full HD, the Optoma HD151X supports full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other data projectors of this spec and age which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the Optoma HD151X has a built-in speaker(s).

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors of a comparable type and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Optoma HD151X is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year. In addition, this projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 720 (HD 720). The worst resolution of all data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HD151X is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Optoma HD151X is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector. Most of the other data projectors of this type and age only have one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.

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Very Light

At only 4.5 kilograms, the Optoma HD151X is fairly light compared to most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year. The lightest multimedia projector that was launched around the same time as the HD151X is 4.5kg heavy, the heaviest is 21kg, and the average weight is 17kg.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 27 decibels, the Optoma HD151X has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HD151X have noise levels of between 27dB and 44dB.

Projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the PX9510 (39dB), or the PU953 (39dB) both from Benq.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than a year ago is 2,000h and the longest is 2,500h. At 2,500 hours, the Optoma HD151X has a very long service life of lamp compared to most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the HD151X.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Optoma HD151X does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than a year ago also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the HD151X the projector brightnesss range from 2,800 ANSI lumens to 8,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 6,400 ANSI lumens. The Optoma HD151X has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss (only 2,800 ANSI lumens) amongst 2800:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Optoma HD151X is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HD151X have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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1 Other reason to consider the Optoma HD151X

Released Over a Year Ago

This Optoma multimedia projector was released over a year ago.


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Expert Reviews


Until quite recently, you could expect to fork out over a grand for a brand-name Full HD projector with 3D capabilities. Now, though, such spec is a much more affordable proposition ? Optoma's... Read more…

Superb colour reproduction and dynamic range, minimal 3D crosstalk, decent setupcalibration options
Minor performance niggles, only one HDMI input, replacement lamp costs 312 half the price of the projector

User Reviews

(Verified Purchase)

A progressively serious operating fault developed within a few hours operation and operating cycles that caused the projector to shutdown on each occasion and necessitated eventual return of the... Read more…

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent projector.

Reviewed 12 May 2016 by Billy Hopkinson

On my wishlist for months, but when I came to buy it sadly out of stock! Anyway this is the third Optoma projector I've owned and intitially theres one glaring difference (no pun intended). That... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2016 by Legzakimbo
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic performance for two weeks until the fan started to fail and picture went weird,hopefully my replacement will be perfect as I've been happy with the overall quality of image.

Reviewed 6 February 2016 by A. Banfield
(Verified Purchase)

This projector is SUPERB! I have always had Optoma projectors, starting with the H30 ten years ago to the HD65, now this one. I like 3D and although I had the 3D hardware installed on my HD65, it... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $83.53
Electricity cost when on standby $2.78
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Total running cost over 5 years $86.31
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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