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Optoma PK301

$369.99
Optoma PK301
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A classic and cheap quiet WVGA projector, with good features
29dB 854 X 480 (WVGA) 3000:1 No Oct 2013
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Optoma PK301 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Optoma PK301 number 344 across all projectors.
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Reviews
29 Reviews
85
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 66%, based on 29 reviews.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Longer than average service life of lamp
Fun projection in the palm of your hands! - staggering 150" images in bright, detailed WVGA resolution
Perfect for sharing photos and movies - compact design and built-in media player with microsd card slot (for up to 32gb capacity)
Projects for up to 1.5 hours using its internal battery or an amazing 5 hours with the optional extended battery pack
Direct connectivity with your device HDMI, VGA and compositeprojection has never been such fun and so simple with the pk301+. capable of up to an impressive 150 display and with built in speakers projection
From the on-board memory or microsd card* is incredibly easy to use. alternatively you could connect directly to your laptop, netbook, iphone,
IPad, blackberry presenter or tablet PC using one of the many built in input connections.at just 235g and much smaller than the average paper
Back, pk301+ is the perfect mobile projector. and small doesn t mean you have to sacrifice battery life; the optional high capacity battery will last
For as much as five hours!
Only 854 x 480 (WVGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Optoma PK301 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $369.99 it is still in the cheapest 13% of projectors.

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Features

Only 854 X 480 (WVGA) Resolution

The Optoma PK301 has an 854 x 480 (WVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia 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 projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma PK301 of only 29dB is in the quietest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma PK301's projector brightness of only 100 ANSI lumens is very dim compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 99% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Optoma PK301's service life of lamp of 20,000h is in the longest 12% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma PK301 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma PK301 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Optoma PK301 has a card reader integrated, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma PK301 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma PK301 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Optoma PK301 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 98% of projectors do not support Bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma pk301plus

Barcodes:

00021111235419, 00033584148899, 00071030532618, 00088037923509, 00633755228896, 00745449822362, 00796435411725, 00796435417857, 00796435421601, 00796435421823, 00956262560489, 03610170483380, 05052179782374, 05053106687090, 05053313939678, 05053460396799, 05053460644852, 05053460985313, 05060059044627, 05060059046980, 07964354178576

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