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Optoma HD23

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An award winning and very economical to run quiet 1080p data projector, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 500:1 No Nov 2012
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Optoma HD23 Full HD Home Cinema 1080p Projector , 2500lm , DLP , 5000:1 , Contrast Ratio
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Optoma HD23 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma HD23 number 403 across all projectors.
94
Reviews
6 Reviews + 3 Awards
66
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of $46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The HD23 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Lights-on full HD entertainment
BrilliantColor
Into the light..
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Optoma HD23 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $2,336.43 it is more expensive than 86% of projectors.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The HD23 has an average running cost of $46 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD23 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma HD23's noise level of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 89% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma HD23 of only 500 is lower than 97% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma HD23's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD23 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD23 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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