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Optoma HD25E Projector

20000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 26dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $77.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good picture quality
Good product quality
9 Reviews + 1 Award
Expert Reviews Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This 20000:1 contrast ratio projector was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Expert Reviews who wrote that this Optoma projector was good.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this 20000:1 contrast ratio projector is 80% based on two expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews and pcworld.pl.

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 1,872 expert and owner reviews (including 86 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically within its 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed it said that it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “With this much light, colours are as rich” and rated the product 7 stars. One customer thought the product had good picture quality.

Good High Def TV

One owner who reviewed the product considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Remote Control

One person who bought this projector reckoned that it had a good remote control. Bhphotovideo.com said “Good Remote”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who bought it concluded that it had good sound quality.


Design

Good Product Quality

One person who bought the product thought it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk rated it 8 stars and mentioned 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”.

Easy to Setup

One owner who purchased it said that it was easy to setup. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their Optoma HD25e review “Easy To Set Up”. One owner who purchased it thought it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Intuitive Controls” .

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma HD25e is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector.

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Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One person said in their reviews that this projector was good in terms of power usage. Bhphotovideo.com said three years ago “Energy Efficient” in their review of the Optoma HD25e but in spite of that they only rated this projector 1 stars.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD25e supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors of this spec and age which do not support full HD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available including the Panasonic PT-RZ470 ($3,899.00) which has better reviews.

Other projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to consider include the Epson EH-TW5910.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma HD25e has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Epson EH-TW5910 is also worth considering.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

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

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Projectors that were launched more than two years ago have projector brightnesses of between 2,000 ANSI lumens and 4,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens. At only 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD25e has a very dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD25e is RoHS compliance. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD25e has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Quite Big Bulb Power

At 240 Watts, the Optoma HD25e has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector. The average bulb power of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as this projector is 210W, and the bulb powers range from 190W to 260W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,500 hours, the Optoma HD25e has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The service life of lamps of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector range from 2,500h to 20,000h.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

At only 26 decibels, the Optoma HD25e has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. Comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to this data projector have noise levels of between 26dB and 35dB.

Other data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Panasonic PT-RZ470 ($3,899.00) (35dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma HD25e does not have a DVI port. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma 958ru01gc1e, optoma hd25lvrfba, optoma hd25lvwhd, generic hd25lv, optoma hd25e, optoma v14a
Barcodes 00012304178132, 00012307126567, 00021111389587, 00080050356296, 00088020954299, 00088037934499, 00088038042827, 00611101533085, 00643144135674, 00682017416021, 00765042399085, 00796435811044, 00796435812027, 00796435812034, 00796435812416, 00796435825188, 00799198442609, 05052183555254, 05060059047574, 05060059047598, 05060059048120, 07887117169263, 07964358120274, 07964358120342

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