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Optoma HD83

Optoma HD83
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An award winning and fully featured 1080p 700:1 contrast ratio projector, with low running costs and an spectacularly quiet 22dB noise level
22dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 700:1 Yes Aug 2012
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Optoma HD83 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Optoma HD83 as follows:
91
Reviews
7 Reviews + 2 Awards
81
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%.
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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of $73 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The HD83 has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Supports 3D
Has a handheld remote control
24P
DLP technology and 3d - the perfect partnership
PureMotion
PureD
PureColour
The only thing left is the glasses
Flexible placement
Fully automated constant height projection
Image sizes
Dynamic black
Ultimate colour control - CMS+
Optimised efficiency

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Optoma HD83 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The HD83 has an average running cost of $73 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD83 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Data projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma HD83's noise level of only 22dB is quieter than 99% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma HD83 of only 700 is very low compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 97% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Optoma HD83 of only 1,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 9% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD83 supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma HD83 of only 3,000h is shorter than 73% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD83 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Optoma HD83 of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 75% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD83 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD83 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma gvwinctt

Barcodes:

00608938504579, 00796435113247, 05060059045730

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