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Optoma HD26

$669.99
$248.00 $422 cheaper than 19 days ago
Optoma HD26
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An excellent value for money and sensationally high contrast ratio moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, with very low running costs and two industry awards
31dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 23000:1 Yes Aug 2014
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Optoma HD26 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma HD26 number 36 across all projectors.
93
Reviews
115 Reviews + 2 Awards
99
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Running Costs
$40 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others.
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 only $40 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The HD26 has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $669.99 to $248 in the last 19 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Optoma HD26 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Breathtakingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $248.00 it is still cheaper than 78% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by $422 (63%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma HD26 and the United States price of $248.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £552.17 ($552.17).

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The HD26 has an average 5 year running cost of only $40 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheaper to run data projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD26 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Optoma data projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma HD26's noise level of only 31dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 23% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma HD26 of 23,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma HD26's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 54% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD26 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma HD26's service life of lamp of 5,000h is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 40% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD26 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD26 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma HD26's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 88% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD26 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma HD26 supports password protection. 87% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD26 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd26

Barcodes:

00014444586600, 00077793000401, 00080479838359, 00731215392511, 00782386098337, 00785525122795, 00793187855197, 00796435812102, 00799198622667, 00801940476036, 00804067301595, 00804904105058, 00808112940296, 00845251082913, 05060059049592, 07964358121028

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