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Optoma S321

87

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Optoma S321

$269.00
$229.99 $39 cheaper than 2 days ago
Optoma S321
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A staggeringly high contrast ratio and bargain price moderate noise level SVGA data projector, with phenomenally low running costs and great features
34dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 22000:1 Yes Mar 2016
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Optoma S321 SVGA 3D DLP Multimedia Projector 3200 Lumens SVGA (Brand new, unopened)
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Optoma S321 SVGA 3D DLP Multimedia Projector 3200 Lumens SVGA NO TAX (Brand new, unopened)
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Optoma S321 SVGA 3D DLP Multimedia Projector (Brand new, unopened)
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Optoma S321 SVGA 3DLP Projector, 3200 Lumens, 800x600
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Optoma S321 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma S321 number 15 across all projectors.
95
Reviews
100 Reviews
99
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Running Costs
$38 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 100 reviews.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $38 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 1,993 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Has a handheld remote control
RoHS compliance
Bright, vibrant and portable
Amazing colours
Eco+
Energy saving
High contrast
3D ready
Eco AV mute
Wireless presenting (optional extra)
Quick resume
Auto power off
Long lamp life
Colour guarantee

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $269 to $229.99 in the last 2 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Optoma S321 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Stunningly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $229.99 it is still in the cheapest 3% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma S321 and the United States price of $229.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £239.00 ($239.00).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the S321 is only $38 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run data projectors.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma S321 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma S321's noise level of 34dB is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is louder than 55% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma S321's contrast ratio (typical) of 22,000 is higher than average when compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 90% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma S321's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 53% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma S321 of 5,000h is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 41% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma S321 supports 3D. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma S321 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma S321 of only 195W is in the smallest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma S321 is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma S321 is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma S321 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 9571p01gc0e, optoma c3yhzs00, optoma c3yhza00, optoma 800x600, optoma s321

Barcodes:

00796435440060, 05055387631175

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