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Optoma HD36 Projector

$1,740.65
30000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 27dB Oct 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $89.62 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good high def TV
Not good in terms of size
4 Reviews + 1 Award
Trusted Reviews Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This Optoma data projector was given a "Recommended" award by review sites Trusted Reviews who decided that this data projector was good.

Average Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and avforums.com have rated this multimedia projector on average 77%.

Optoma Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,872 owner and expert reviews for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically within its 30000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good High Def TV

One person concluded that the Optoma HD36 was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this projector on Trusted Reviews “What is the Optoma HD36? The HD36 is a Full HD home cinema projector that uses single-chip DLP technology”.

Good Sound Quality

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma HD36 had a good 3D picture quality.

Excellent Colours Black Levels

Two owners wrote that the product had good colour saturation. Techradar mentioned two years ago “Excellent colours black levels” in their review of this projector but they only gave the product a rating of 18.8 out of 100. Expert review site Techradar.com gave the product a rating of 8 stars and said in their review of this projector “The Optoma HD36 boasts great colours, superbly bright images”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

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Design

Really Good 2D and 3D Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Techradar wrote two years ago “Really good 2D and 3D picture quality” but despite that they only gave it a score of 1 stars. Mr. Gregory Brys mentioned “The equivalent LED/LCD costs £2,700 Such a difference in price does not mean there's a compromise on image quality, images produced are stunning” in his Optoma HD36 review.

Smooth Motion Handling

One person who purchased the Optoma HD36 said that it was smooth. Techradar said “Smooth motion handling”.

Easy to Setup

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that this projector was easy to handle. One person who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. Techradar said “Easy to setup” however they only gave it a score of 1 stars.


Audio

Quiet Operation

One owner concluded that the product was quiet. Two years ago Techradar said “Quiet operation” but in spite of that they only rated it 18.8 out of 100.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD36 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma HD36 is 3D-ready. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also are 3D-ready.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma HD36 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors of this age and spec range from 500 ANSI lumens to 3,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 1,300 ANSI lumens. When compared to other 30000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago, the projector brightness of the Optoma HD36 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The Optoma HD36 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector do not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD36 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

At only 27 decibels, the Optoma HD36 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 30000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago. The noise levels of similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 27dB to 39dB.

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Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person concluded that this projector was not a big size.


Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors of this age and spec is 4,000h and the longest is 30,000h. At only 4,000 hours, the Optoma HD36 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05060059049691

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