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Optoma HD161X

76

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Optoma HD161X

$1,199.99
$919.00 $281 cheaper than 47 days ago
Optoma HD161
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An amazingly high contrast ratio and very economical to run quiet 1080p projector, with great features and a fair price
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Optoma HD161 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma HD161 number 536 across all projectors.
73
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Running Costs
$53 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $53 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
2D-3D conversion
Full HD 1080p
Wireless
Color guarantee
24p
Dynamic black
Full 3d
Long lamp life
Colour management system (cms)
Quieter than average noise level
PureColour
UltraDetail
PureMotion
Vertical lens shift
Super-sized home cinema
Supports 3D
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
USB-Power

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $1,199.99 to $919 in the last 47 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 68% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Optoma HD161 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $281 (23%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma HD161 and the United States price of $919.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £986.50 ($986.50).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The HD161 is typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the HD161 will cost $53 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD161 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma HD161 of only 29dB is quieter than 89% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

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. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma HD161 of 40,000 is higher than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 8% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma HD161 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 12% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma HD161 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is shorter than 87% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD161 supports 3D. 59% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD161 has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The Optoma HD161's bulb power of 240W is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 42% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD161 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD161 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD161 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd161x

Barcodes:

05055387600195

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