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Optoma S316

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Optoma S316

Optoma S316
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A classic and very economical to run moderate noise level SVGA projector, with good features
33dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 15000:1 Yes Jan 2014
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Optoma S316 Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma S316 number 817 across all projectors.
96
Reviews
8 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
93
Running Costs
$40 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
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 $40 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 14% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The S316 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Bright projection
Green solutions
Dynamic mode
Eco AV mute
Rapid off
Quick resume
Full 3d
Audio performance
Brightness where it matters
Cost saving long lamp life
Clear, focused images
Digital connectivity
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Does not support full HD

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Optoma S316 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The S316 is in the cheapest 14% of all 2,021 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the S316 will cost only $40 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma S316 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma S316's noise level of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 62% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma S316's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 27% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma S316's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 45% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma S316's service life of lamp of 5,000h is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 57% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma S316 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma S316 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma S316 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma S316 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma S316 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma S316 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma S316 supports password protection. 87% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma S316 of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 95% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma S316 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00732569836331, 00796435418946, 00801947296071, 00804904117457, 00808112998082, 00809396055133, 05060059049226, 07964354189466

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