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Optoma HD50 Review
|17 Reviews + 4 Awards|
|Value for Money||
|$72 Over 1 Year|
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:
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode
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Optoma HD50 In-Depth Analysis
Four Industry Awards
Amongst multimedia projectors, this multimedia projector is one of the most awarded by projector experts.
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
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
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.
The Optoma HD50 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.
The Optoma HD50 is HD-Ready. Most of the other data projectors also are HD-Ready.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Optoma HD50 is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors also are 3D-ready.
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.
Supports Full HD
The Optoma HD50 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was September 2014 when this multimedia projector was released.
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.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||optoma hd50rfba|
|Barcodes||00796435812096, 00796435825300, 05060059049479|