- Lights on viewing 3200 ANSI Lumens- Easy connectivity - 2x HDMI and MHL support and built-in 10W speaker- Amazing colour - accurate Rec.709 colours- Lightweight and portable Convenient and easy...
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14 Reasons For
Good Expert Reviews
This projector received a rating of 80% from projector expert review site Trusted Reviews.
The HD27 is one the fastest selling data projector currently on sale according to Amazon sales data.
Optoma is one of the superior multimedia projector brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Optoma also has good ratings for its data projectors.
Good High Def TV
One customer mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote this month “As 4K (and faux-4K) models take top billing, regular HD models are getting cheaper” in their review of this projector.
Only Released Five Months Ago
The HD27 was only relased by Optoma five months ago.
Unlike most of the other data projectors that were launched in the last 12 months which do not support 3D, the Optoma HD27 supports 3D.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors which support 3D currently available including cheaper data projectors such as the Optoma W355[plb_3862720_price], the Viewsonic PJD6250L[plb_3737128_price], or the Benq TH530[plb_3888833_price].
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Supports Full HD
The Optoma HD27 supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the HD27 which do not support full HD.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available including the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price], or the Viewsonic PJD7720HD[plb_3416548_price] which has better reviews.
We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also support full HD including the Acer P1502[plb_3999401_price].
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Optoma HD27 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that came out in the last 12 months.
There are a number of other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider including the Optoma W355[plb_3862720_price], or the Viewsonic PJD6250L[plb_3737128_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price] which has better reviews.
1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution
This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors that came out around the same time as it.
Two HDMI Ports Quantitys
The Optoma HD27 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other latest data projectors have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.
Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp
With a service life of lamp of 8,000 hours, the Optoma HD27 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst similar spec data projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors that have been available for the last year the service life of lamps range from 250h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,900h.
Quite Big Offset
With an offset of 116 percent, the Optoma HD27 has one of the bigger offsets amongst data projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors that have been on the market for the last year the offsets range from 11% to 150%.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of 10 Watts, the Optoma HD27 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. Across all the recently released data projectors the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 20W.
Very Quiet Noise Level
With a noise level of only 26 decibels, the Optoma HD27 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for the last year. The noise levels of new similar spec data projectors range from 22dB to 40dB.
Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the Viewsonic PJD6250L[plb_3737128_price] (32dB and cheaper), or the Acer P1286[plb_3765480_price] (31dB and cheaper).
4 Reasons Against
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The Optoma HD27 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the HD27 also do not support wi-Fi.
Very Small Bulb Power
The Optoma HD27 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 195 Watts) amongst data projectors of this age. Recently released data projectors have bulb powers of between 190W and 470W, and the average bulb power is 270W.
Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Most recently released data projectors have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Optoma HD27 which has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Very Dim Lamp Power (economic Mode)
The dimmest lamp power (economic mode) of recently released similar spec multimedia projectors is 180W and the brightest is 30,000W. With a lamp power (economic mode) of only 192 Watts, the Optoma HD27 has a fairly dim lamp power (economic mode) compared to most of the other recently released data projectors.
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1 Other reason to consider the Optoma HD27
Average Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD27 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the HD27.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available including the PJD7831HDL[pl_3755325_price], or the PJD7720HD[pl_3416548_price] both from Viewsonic which has better reviews.
If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the W345[pl_3862692_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens and cheaper), or the W355[pl_3862720_price] (3,600 ANSI lumens and cheaper) both from Optoma.
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