Optoma HD83
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Optoma HD83

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A multi award winning and fully featured 700:1 1920 x 1080 multimedia projector
700:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 22dB Aug 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma HD83 Review

7 Reviews + 2 Awards
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$99 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%.
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 projectors 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of $99 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The HD83 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Only 1,080 video mode
Very short service life of lamp

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Optoma HD83 In-Depth Analysis


Two Industry Awards

The authors at websites Trusted Reviews and both thought that concluded that they would endorse this multimedia projector and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Seven experts from sites including Trusted Reviews,, and have rated this multimedia projector on average 76 out of 100.

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Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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


Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 22 decibels, the Optoma HD83 has a very quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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The Optoma HD83 is HD-Ready. Most of the other data projectors also are HD-Ready.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma HD83 is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD83 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The Optoma HD83 has a quite big bulb power (280 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,000 hours, the Optoma HD83 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 1,600 ANSI lumen, the Optoma HD83 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector was released in August 2012.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The HD83 is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the HD83 is $99.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma gvwinctt
Barcodes 00608938504579, 00796435113247, 05060059045730