|27dB||1920 X 1080 (1080p)||30000:1||Yes||Oct 2014|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
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Optoma HD36 Review
|4 Reviews + 1 Award|
|$70 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 74?
It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 $70 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The HD36 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
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Value For Money
Poor Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,825.99 it is more expensive than 78% of projectors.
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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom
We found a cheaper price for the Optoma HD36 of £799.99 ($799.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $1,026.00.
OK Running Costs
The HD36 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HD36 is $70.
1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution
The Optoma HD36 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).
Very Quiet Noise Level
Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma HD36's noise level of only 27dB is quieter than 94% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The Optoma HD36's contrast ratio (typical) of 30,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 9% of all multimedia projectors when ranked 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.
Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness
The Optoma HD36's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 28% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma HD36 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The Optoma HD36's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 47% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
The Optoma HD36 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma HD36 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.
Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
The bulb power of the Optoma HD36 of 310W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.
The Optoma HD36 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of data projectors which are not 3D-ready.
Has a DVI Port
The Optoma HD36 has a DVI port. 90% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.
Supports Full HD
The Optoma HD36 supports full HD, unlike 63% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.