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Optoma HD161X

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An award winning and cheap to run 40000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector
40000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 29dB Sep 2014
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Optoma HD161X Review

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2 Reviews + 1 Award
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
69
$72 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has good expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%.
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 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of $72 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The HD161X has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
1920 x 1080 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma HD161X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 2,306 user and expert reviews (including 381 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has very good ratings specifically for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD161X has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD161X supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Optoma HD161X has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Optoma HD161X has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors. Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Optoma released the HD161X in September 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The HD161X has an average 1 year running cost of $72 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma hd161x
Barcodes 00796435812218, 07964358122186
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