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Optoma PK301

$487.24
$369.32 $117.92 cheaper than 23 days ago
A good value for money 3000:1 WVGA (854x480) multimedia projector
3000:1 WVGA (854x480) No 29dB Oct 2013
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Optoma PK301 Review

Representing very good value for money but with good reviews, we have ranked the Optoma PK301 number 587 across all projectors.
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27 Reviews
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Very Good
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Good Features
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 66%, based on 27 reviews.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Supports 3GP, AVI and 7 more video formats supported
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness

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Optoma PK301 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and gadgetshow.channel5.com the average expert rating of this projector is 60 out of 100. It seems that data projector experts really don't rate this data projector very highly.

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Average Owner Reviews

PK301 owners on average rated this projector 78 out of 100.

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Very Good Brand

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

Excellent Product Quality

Three owners who reviewed the Optoma PK301 thought it was good quality.

Good Picture Quality

Two owners who bought it agreed that it had good picture quality.


Value For Money

Keenly Priced

We think this projector represents good value compared to other multimedia projectors. The price range of multimedia projectors is from $149 to $24,000.

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Features

Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. The Optoma PK301 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 29 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Supports 3GP, AVI and 7 More Video Formats Supported

The Optoma PK301 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. This data projector supports an MPEG video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by projectors. The video formats supported "MP4", "AVI", "3GP", "MOV", "M-JPEG", "MPEG4", "H.264" and "XVID" are also supported by this projector.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Optoma PK301 has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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WVGA (854x480) Resolution

The Optoma PK301 has a maximum resolution of WVGA (854x480). That's 83% more resolution than a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma PK301 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma PK301 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the Optoma PK301 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 100 ANSI lumens, the Optoma PK301 has a very dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in October 2013.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00745449822362, 00796435411725, 00796435417857, 00796435421601, 00796435421823, 05053460985313, 05060059044627
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