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Optoma HD421X

A cheap to run and fully featured 1920 x 1080 projector
1080p (1920x1080) Yes 3,200 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Jan 2015
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Optoma HD421X Review

With low running costs but mediocre reviews, we have scored the Optoma HD421X as follows for Summary.
50
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
81
$63 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $63 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 18% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long service life of lamp
Supports full HD
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma HD421X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 2,306 expert and owner reviews (including 381 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its projectors. Optoma also has very good ratings specifically for its projectors compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h. At 6,500 hours, the Optoma HD421X has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD421X supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

At only 190 Watts, the Optoma HD421X has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma HD421X supports password protection, as do most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma HD421X has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD421X is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma HD421X has a fairly typical projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Optoma HD421X has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a Built-In Display

The Optoma HD421X has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2015.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The HD421X has an average running cost of only $63 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma technology hd421x

Barcodes:

05055387600355

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