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Optoma HD50

$1,590.10
benchmark.pl Good Product avforums.com Recommended projectorcentral.com Highly Rated Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning and cheap to run 50000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector
50000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 29dB Sep 2014
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Optoma HD50 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma HD50 number 108 across all projectors.
97
17 Reviews + 4 Awards
23
Poor
50
Good Features
71
$72 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 97%, based on 17 reviews.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of $72 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The HD50 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
HD-Ready
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma HD50 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Amongst multimedia projectors, this multimedia projector is one of the most awarded by projector experts.

This projector was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Expert Reviews and Avforums.com, both of which concluded that this data projector was very good.

The authors at two other expert review sites both concluded that this data projector was very good. This projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Good

14 experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, T3.com and PC Advisor.co.uk have rated this data projector on average 80%.

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Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of multimedia projectors is from $149 to $24,000. We think that this multimedia projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Optoma HD50 of £970.00 ($970.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $620.10.

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Features

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD50 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD50 is HD-Ready. Most of the other data projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma HD50 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. At 7,000 hours, the Optoma HD50 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Optoma HD50 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age. The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma HD50 is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors also are 3D-ready.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma HD50 is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD50 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when this multimedia projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the HD50 is $72, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma hd50rfba
Barcodes 00796435812096, 00796435825300, 05060059049479

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