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Optoma HD151X Projector

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1080p (1920x1080) 27dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Sep 2014
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The HD151X couples high-end home cinema performance with bright, vibrant visuals to produce Full HD 1080p viewing without dimming the lights. Perfect for watching TV shows, sports and movies or... More
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18 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at Homecinemachoice.com said that this multimedia projector was a sensible purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 90% from homecinemachoice.com. Projector experts think this Optoma multimedia projector is one of the better comparable spec projectors that came out more than two years ago.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, HD151 owners rated this multimedia projector 90%.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. A. Banfield mentioned “I like 3D and although I had the 3D hardware installed” in their review of this projector. Two years ago Paul J. mentioned in his Optoma HD151 review “The Optoma ZF2300GLASSES Active Shutter glasses I bought for it give great 3D”.

Popular Choice

The HD151 is one the fastest selling projector currently available.

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Optoma has good average ratings for its data projectors as well as across its entire multimedia projector range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Optoma HD151 owners wrote that the Optoma HD151 had good picture quality. One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. A. Banfield wrote “The brightness and the colours are amazing”.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers said in their reviews that the Optoma HD151 was good quality. Legzakimbo wrote “Great picture quality” in their Optoma HD151 review. Legzakimbo also said “Picture went weird, hopefully my replacement will be perfect as I've been happy with the overall quality of image”. Last year Mindhavens said in their review of the Optoma HD151 on Amazon “A great projector! The picture quality is fantastic”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Two Optoma HD151 reviewers who bought the Optoma HD151 concluded that it was quiet. Billy Hopkinson mentioned on Amazon last year “The fan is much quieter than I'm used to”. Paul J. said on Amazon “The cooling fan nice and quiet” in his Optoma HD151 review and gave the product a very good review score.

Good High Def TV

One Optoma HD151 owner who purchased this projector reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Until quite recently, you could expect to fork out over a grand for a brand-name Full HD projector with 3D capabilities” in their Optoma HD151 review.

Nice Design

One Optoma HD151 reviewer wrote that this projector was smooth. Paul J. gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “The focus is precise and smooth and doesn't change from day to day”.

Good Sound Quality

One Optoma HD151 reviewer who reviewed it thought it had good sound quality. Prof. Nikolai Zhelev mentioned “The only drawback are the speakers - powerful”.

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD151 supports full HD, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the HD151 which do not support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors which support full HD and we think a cheaper data projector such as the Optoma GT1080[plb_2415608_price] or you might consider a better rated data projector such as the Optoma HD25-LV[plb_1883129_price] are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the HD151, the Optoma HD151 has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Optoma HD25-LV[plb_1883129_price] which has better reviews; or the Optoma GT1080[plb_2415608_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD151 supports 3D, as do most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors which support 3D currently available including a cheaper data projector such as the Optoma GT1080[plb_2415608_price] or you might consider a better rated data projector such as the Optoma HD25-LV[plb_1883129_price].

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many data projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

Data projectors that were released more than two years ago have bulb powers of between 140W and 580W. With a bulb power of 310 Watts, the Optoma HD151 has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst data projectors of this age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma HD151 has a fairly quiet noise level (only 27 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the HD151. The average noise level of projectors of a similar spec and age to the HD151 is 32dB, and the noise levels range from 20dB to 47dB.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Optoma HD25-LV[plb_1883129_price] (26dB) which also has a higher rating.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Optoma HD151 was not heavy and bulky. Mindhavens mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “It's also rather heavy and depending on which mount you use its weight can pull the mount adjustment down”.

Not Good for Ceiling Mounting

One customer who bought it considered that it was not good for ceiling mounting. In January last year Billy Hopkinson mentioned on Amazon “The projector itself is HUGE, mine is not ceiling mounted.” in his review.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HD151, the Optoma HD151 does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD151 is 2,000h and the longest is 30,000h. At only 3,500 hours, the Optoma HD151 has a quite short service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the HD151.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD151 is 1,500h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,700h. At only 2,500 hours, the Optoma HD151 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the HD151.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Optoma HD151 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most data projectors that were launched more than two years ago have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the Optoma HD151 which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma HD151X

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Optoma projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

At 2,800 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD151 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

We compared all the other 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors to this projector and we think the Optoma GT1080[plb_2415608_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Projection Technology
Lamps
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Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
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3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Design
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Power
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Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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Packaging Content
Manual
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
AC Adapter Included

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

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Homecinemachoice.com

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

(10)
(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 $81.68
Electricity cost when on standby $2.72
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Total running cost over 5 years $84.40
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00635131621352, 05055387600188
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