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Optoma HD161X

$1,175.00
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A very economical to run 40000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with good features but a price that represents alright value for money
40,000 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 29dB May 2015
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Optoma HD161X Review

With low running costs and very good reviews, we have ranked the Optoma HD161X number 318 across all projectors.
73
Reviews
2 Reviews + 1 Award
50
Value for Money
Average
62
Features
Good Features
25
Age
86
Running Costs
$62 Over 5 Years
57
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

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 projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only $62 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
1920 x 1080 resolution
Does not have a built-in speaker
Very short service life of lamp

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Optoma HD161X In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,175.00 it is more expensive than 64% of multimedia projectors.

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We found a cheaper price for the Optoma HD161X of £900.49 ($900.49) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $274.51.

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Features

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD161X does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 76% of projectors have a built-in speaker.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD161X is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h. The Optoma HD161X's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Optoma HD161X has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD161X supports full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma HD161X of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma HD161X of only 29dB is quite quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 12% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The HD161X has an average 5 year running cost of only $62 based on alright energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd161x

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00796435812348

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