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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.
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.
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.
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Good High Def TV
One Optoma HD25-LV reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV.
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”.
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.
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.
Like most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the HD25-LV, the Optoma HD25-LV supports 3D.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Two Number of Built-In Speakerss
The HD25-LV is a two number of built-in speakers data projector.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
Projector Native Resolution
2,000 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Number of Colours
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
1.5 - 9.96
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
38 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Number of Colours
1.073 billion colours
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
1.5 - 1.8
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.55 - 2.86
Focal Length Range (f-F)
22.37 - 26.73
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1280 x 800, 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1440 x 900, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
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Bright, clean image
Good level of detail with a vivid colour balance
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
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