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Optoma HD161X

Optoma HD161X
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An award winning and very economical to run quiet 1080p multimedia projector, with good features and an spectacularly high 40000:1 contrast ratio
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 40000:1 Yes Sep 2014
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Optoma HD161X Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Optoma HD161X as follows:
84
Reviews
4 Reviews + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
87
Running Costs
$47 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 65%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $47 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

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Optoma HD161X In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the HD161X is $47 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD161X has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Data projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma HD161X of only 29dB is in the quietest 13% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma HD161X of 40,000 is in the highest 8% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. 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.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma HD161X's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD161X supports 3D, unlike 60% of multimedia projectors which do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma HD161X of only 3,000h is shorter than 74% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD161X has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma HD161X of 240W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 60% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD161X supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd161x

Barcodes:

00796435812218, 07964358122186

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