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Optoma HD30 Projector

digitallife.se Recommended homecinemachoice.com Recommended
1080p (1920x1080) 26dB 1,600 ANSI Lumens Apr 2013
Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
- Fantastic Full 3D 1080p image quality- Crystal clarity - 25,000:1 contrast- Vibrant Colours- 16W Stereo audio with SRS WOW HD audio processing Experience life sized movies and games with the... More
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13 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This Optoma projector received a "Recommended" from both Homecinemachoice.com and Digitallife.se, both of which wrote that this multimedia projector was good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this Optoma multimedia projector is 80 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, homecinemachoice.com, hifitest.de and digitallife.se.

Optoma Has Good Data Projector Reviews

Optoma is one of the better rated multimedia projector brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Optoma also has good ratings for its data projectors.

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD30 supports full HD. Most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the HD30 do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which support full HD currently available that you might want to consider including the Benq W7000+[plb_1403580_price], or the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub[plb_2301495_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other data projectors that were launched around the same time as the HD30, the Optoma HD30 has a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Benq W750[plb_1561747_price].

Alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider include the Viewsonic PJD6544W[plb_1536138_price].

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD30 supports 3D. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the HD30 also support 3D.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors which support 3D currently available including the Benq W7000+[plb_1403580_price], or the Sony VPL-HW30ES[plb_1576440_price] which has better reviews.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Two Headphone Outputss

Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the HD30 only have one headphone outputs, however the Optoma HD30 has two headphone outputss.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years only have one number of built-in speakers, however the Optoma HD30 has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Optoma HD30 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Optoma HD30 is a two HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of projectors of this type and age range from 1W to 30W, and the average RMS rated power is 8.6W. At 16 Watts, the Optoma HD30 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to the HD30.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the HD30 is 20dB and the loudest is 47dB. At only 26 decibels, the Optoma HD30 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HD30.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 26dB noise level data projectors currently available including the Optoma HD25-LV[plb_1883129_price], or the Sony VPL-VW500ES[plb_1605541_price] which has better reviews.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Optoma HD30 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors of this age and type the projector brightnesss range from 300 ANSI lumens to 9,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 2,900 ANSI lumens. The Optoma HD30 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss (only 1,600 ANSI lumen) amongst data projectors of this age.

If you are looking for a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Sony VPL-HW40ES[plb_3286333_price] (1,700 ANSI lumens), or the Epson EH-TW7200[plb_3059146_price] (2,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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1 Other reason to consider the Optoma HD30

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Optoma released the HD30.

Specification

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Full HD
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HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
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RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(5)

Homecinemachoice.com

While there are a plethora of PJs available for around a grand, most will ask you to make some sort of sacrifice when it comes to visual performance, usually in terms of resolution or black level.... Read more…

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31 March 2014

Overall, the HD30 should be considered fine value for money if you want a full-HD model that punches visually above its weight. What you get onscreen here in terms of detail and dynamics is...

26 March 2014

The Optoma HD30 is a sub-£1k 1080p home-entertainment projector that delivers an astonishing picture for the price. It's not without quirks however. See also Group test: what's the best... Read more…

19 November 2013

Digitallife.se

S tora och flashiga tv-apparater i all ära. Är du seriös med din hemmabio är det projektor som gäller, och ett bra ställe att börja titta är i Optomas produktkatalog. Med en prislapp runt... Read more…

11 December 2013

Knackige Kontraste, hohe Lichtausbeute, 3D-Fähigkeit und ein im Eco-Modus sehr leiser Betrieb lassen den HD30 von Optoma zu einer hervorragenden Alternative in der 1.000-Euro-Klasse werden. Da er...

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 20 May 2014 by Ilker "ilkerilker"

It is wonderful projector both in 2D and 3D. Its especially wonderful for home cinema. With the two 3D glasses provided its a pleasure to watch movies (especially animations) in 3D. It produces... Read more…

Reviewed 19 May 2014 by Ilker

It is wonderful projector both in 2D and 3D. Its especially wonderful for home cinema. With the two 3D glasses provided its a pleasure to watch movies (especially animations) in 3D. It produces... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $70.32
Electricity cost when on standby $2.72
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Total running cost over 5 years $73.04
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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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