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Optoma S311

75

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Optoma S311

Optoma S311
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A classic and very economical to run SVGA 20000:1 contrast ratio projector, with good features and one of the quietest noise levels on the market
28dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 20000:1 Yes Oct 2014
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Optoma S311 Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have scored the Optoma S311 as follows:
96
Reviews
57 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
92
Running Costs
$42 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 57 reviews.
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 data projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only $42 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The S311 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Eco AV mute off
Wireless presenting (optional extra)
Quick resume
Amazing colours
Colour guarantee
Control
Remote mouse
Long lamp life
Eco AV mute on
Eco AV mute
Quieter than average noise level
Auto power off
Lamp SPA
Energy saving
Eco+
Integrated speaker
Full 3d
High contrast
USB power
Smaller than average bulb power
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution

Optoma S311 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The S311 has an average running cost of only $42 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheaper to run data projectors.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma S311 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. 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 quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma S311's noise level of only 28dB is in the quietest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma S311 of 20,000 is higher than 86% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma S311's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 53% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma S311 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma S311 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma S311 of 5,000h is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma S311 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma S311's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma S311 supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma S311 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma S311 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma S311 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma e1p1f0j1e0z1c, optoma 800x600

Barcodes:

00796435419257, 05060059049127, 07964354192572

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