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Optoma HD25-LV Projector

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1080p (1920x1080) 26dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Mar 2013
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Optoma HD25-LV Projector Overview by Projector Reviews TV
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22 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

This Optoma projector was given a "Recommended" award by Expert Reviews who concluded that this multimedia projector was good.

The reviewers at two other expert review sites both said that this data projector was good. This Optoma projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com and it received an "Special Interest Award" from Projectorreviews.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Three experts from sites including Expert Reviews, projectorcentral.com and pcworld.pl have rated this multimedia projector on average 84 out of 100.

Excellent User Reviews

HD25-LV owners on average rated this projector as excellent.

Optoma Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 1,734 user and expert reviews, Optoma has good ratings for its projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically for its data projectors.

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Good Picture Quality

One person reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert review site Expert Reviews “With this much light, colours are as rich” in their Optoma HD25-LV review. One person thought this projector had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed it said that it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert review site Expert Reviews “Ultra bright Full HD projector with superb image quality that you can use in daylight as well as darkness” in their review of the Optoma HD25-LV.

Good High Def TV

One Optoma HD25-LV reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that the product was a good depth. Expert Reviews wrote “First we will attempt to go over most of the points info that are covered in depth within the many pages of this H 25LV projector re”.

Robust

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Projectorcentral.com mentioned three years ago “The Optoma HD25-LV is a higher brightness version of their popular HD25 built for living room use”.

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD25-LV supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HD25-LV do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HD25-LV has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports 3D

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the HD25-LV, the Optoma HD25-LV supports 3D.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Optoma HD25-LV is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this multimedia projector). In addition, this data projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA).

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is actually the best supported resolution amongst all projectors of a comparable type and age to the HD25-LV.

The worst supported resolution across comparable types of projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Quite High Number of Colours

The numbers of colours of data projectors of a comparable age and type to the HD25-LV range from 1M to 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 930M. With a number of colours of 1,073.4 million, the HD25-LV has one of the higher numbers of colours amongst data projectors of this age.

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Two Headphone Outputss

Most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the HD25-LV only have one headphone outputs, however the HD25-LV has two headphone outputss.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The HD25-LV is a two number of built-in speakers data projector.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Optoma HD25-LV is a two HDMI ports quantity data projector. Most of the other data projectors that were released more than two years ago have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The HD25-LV is a two audio (L,R) in multimedia projector. Most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than two years have between one and three audio (L,R) ins.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

The biggest maximum digital resolution of the HD25-LV is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 20% more maximum digital resolution than the most common maximum digital resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels.

A 1920 x 1200 pixels maximum digital resolution is actually the best maximum digital resolution amongst all similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

The worst maximum digital resolution amongst comparable types of multimedia projector is 1600 x 1200 pixels.

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Fairly Big Offset

The smallest offset of data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HD25-LV is 0.03% and the biggest is 140%. At 116 percent, the HD25-LV has a quite big offset compared to most of the other data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors of this age and spec the noise levels range from 20dB to 47dB, and the average noise level is 32dB. The HD25-LV has one of the quieter noise levels (only 26 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The HD25-LV does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other data projectors that have been around for more than two years also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD25-LV has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the HD25-LV. The average projector brightness of similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the HD25-LV is 2,900 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesss range from 300 ANSI lumens to 9,200 ANSI lumens.

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1 Other reason to consider the Optoma HD25-LV

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

Projector
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Progressive Scan Output
Serial Interface Type
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
AV Input
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
User Guide
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
3D Glasses Included
Other Features
HDMI
Built-In Touchpad

3 Awards

projectorreviews.com Special Interest Award projectorcentral.com Highly Rated Expert Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

(5)
9 July 2014

Ultra bright Full HD projector with superb image quality that you can use in daylight as well as darkness...

Expert Reviews

Optoma H 25LV Review Summary
This summary of the Optoma H 25LV, includes a list of this Optoma projector's pros cons
First we will attempt to go over most of the points info that are covered in depth within the many pages of this H 25LV projector re
Ider that in a dedicated theater on a 110 screen you only need about 500 lumens, you begin to understand that this projector can tackle some ambient light And does so well
If you were to put this projector in a dedicated theater
I would suggest calibr
25 July 2013

We're no strangers to Optoma projectors. Today I'm looking at the HD25 and the HD25LV-two 3D 1080p models that just came to market. We've reviewed the HD65, the HD20, the HD72...and the HD33 among... Read more…

Projectorcentral.com

The Optoma HD25-LV is a higher brightness version of their popular HD25 built for living room use. The HD25-LV costs a little bit more; it sells for $1299 while the HD25 currently retails for... Read more…

Projectorreviews.com

WATCH THE VIDEOS HERE: the shorter Optoma HD25-LV ?Projector Reviews TV? Video Overview and the longer full-length Video Summary (subscribers only).The HD25-LV projector is a single chip DLP... Read more…

28 October 2013

HD 25 wyró?nia bardzo wysoki, zmierzony kontrast i dobra geometria. Wy?wietlany obraz jest pe?en szczegó?ów. Niewielki minus za odwzorowanie kolorów: czarny przechodzi miejscami w granatowy, a... Read more…

Bright, clean image
Good level of detail with a vivid colour balance
Smooth motion
Capable of accurate, contrastrich pictures
3D glasses included, great value
Not the last word in subtlety
The slightly hard edge to the sound can be tiring
A little rainbow effect, shifting operating noise tones, needs initial calibration work, initial sample required firmware update
Noisy fan
No lens shift

User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 2 March 2015 by Jonas
Jonas would recommend the Optoma HD25-LV

I bought this for a home theater setup, and use in conjunction with the Elite Spectrum electric 100 inch screen, and the picture quality has surpassed my expectations. I was hesitant to buy a... Read more…

Reviewed 2 January 2014 by Rchphoto
Rchphoto would recommend the Optoma HD25-LV (Verified Purchase)

The image is amazing in Bluray, the 3D is incredible, there is nothing after this, don't look for another one. Is a very good price for this image quality. I'm so happy :)...

Reviewed 28 August 2013 by Mel
Mel would recommend the Optoma HD25-LV (Verified Purchase)

This is my first HD 3D projector and I'm very happy with this unit. Work's great and exelent picture, hope OPtoma alowes us to software up-date this unit...

Reviewed 19 July 2013 by Mike C
Mike C would recommend the Optoma HD25-LV (Verified Purchase)

Easy to setup, The image looks great just by using the presets, or you can tweak the color setting yourself (I haven't done that yet) I'm projecting on to a wall that I painted with... Read more…

Reviewed 9 May 2014 by Studio 3D
Studio 3D would recommend the Optoma HD25-LV (Verified Purchase)

Mostly using this for stereoscopic projection. Comes with internal DLP LINK emitter, and Sainsonic glasses are under $[*] each. Hi refresh of 144hz assures flicker-free presentation with... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $71.47
Electricity cost when on standby $2.77
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.24
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma v14, optoma v14a, optoma hd25, optoma hd25e, optoma hd25l, generic hd25, generic hd25l, optoma hd25lv, optoma hd25lvr, optoma hd25lvw, generic hd25lv, optoma hd25lvrf, optoma hd25lvwh, optoma hd25lvrfb, optoma hd25lvwhd, optoma 958ru01gc1, optoma hd25lvrfba, optoma 958ru01gc1e
Barcodes 00012304178132, 00012307126567, 00021111215688, 00021111389587, 00080050356296, 00088020954299, 00088037934499, 00088038042827, 00163121512101, 00537531062882, 00611101533085, 00643144135674, 00682017415871, 00682017416021, 00765042399085, 00796435811044, 00796435812027, 00796435812034, 00796435812416, 00796435825188, 00799198442609, 05052183555254, 05060059047574, 05060059047598, 05060059048120, 07887117169263, 07964358120274, 07964358120342

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