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Optoma HD37

$1,851.43
$1,404.60 $447 cheaper than 14 days ago
Optoma HD37
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An award winning and very economical to run quiet 1080p multimedia projector, with a good price and very good features
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 20000:1 Yes Jun 2015
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Optoma HD37 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma HD37 number 234 across all projectors.
93
Reviews
5 Reviews + 2 Awards
81
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Running Costs
$47 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has very good expert reviews but average user reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others.
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 $47 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The HD37 has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Native full HD 1080p resolution for the best possible digital home cinema experience
2600 lumens bright and 20,000:1 contrast ratio for deeper blacks and exceptional shadow detail
All glass multi-coated lens with vertical lens shift and 1.5x zoom ratio for superior focus and installation flexibility
VESA 3d sync port with 2d to 3d capability. enjoy your favorite show or movie in full 3d

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Optoma HD37 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

OK Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 73% of projectors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,404.60 it appears to be great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the HD37 will cost $47 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD37 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The best resolution of all data projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma HD37's noise level of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 89% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma HD37 of 20,000 is higher than 87% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma HD37 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 20% of all 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.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD37 supports 3D, unlike 60% of multimedia projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD37 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma HD37's service life of lamp of 5,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 41% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD37 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD37 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD37 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd37rfba

Barcodes:

00731215392856, 00765042399047, 00779184444985, 00782386098672, 00796435812263, 00796435825355, 00799198921241

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