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Optoma HD50

$1,669.99
Optoma HD50
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A phenomenally high contrast ratio and multi award winning quiet 1080p data projector, with very low running costs and good features
29dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 50000:1 Yes Sep 2014
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Optoma HD50 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma HD50 number 484 across all projectors.
91
Reviews
22 Reviews + 4 Awards
62
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$47 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 22 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 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 projectors.
The HD50 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Optoma HD50 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,669.99 it is more expensive than 74% of projectors.

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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 $699.99.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The HD50 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the HD50 will cost $47 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD50 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma HD50 of only 29dB is quieter than 89% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma HD50's contrast ratio (typical) of 50,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 7% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Optoma HD50's projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is dimmer than 87% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma HD50 of 7,000h is in the longest 18% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD50 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD50 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma HD50 of 240W is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 54% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma HD50 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD50 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD50 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD50 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma hd50white, optoma qi1210

Barcodes:

00796435812096, 05060059049479

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