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Optoma Themescene H78

67

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Optoma Themescene H78

Optoma Themescene H78

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A good spec and stunningly quiet 720p 3800:1 contrast ratio projector, with alright running costs
23dB 1280 X 720 (720p) 3800:1 No Sep 2013
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Optoma Themescene H78 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Optoma Themescene H78 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
62
Running Costs
$190 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $190 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 6% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Bigger than average bulb power
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Very dim projector brightness

Optoma Themescene H78 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The Themescene H78 is in the most expensive 6% of all 2,021 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the Themescene H78 is $190.

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Features

1280 X 720 (720p) Resolution

The Themescene H78 has a 1280 x 720 (720p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma Themescene H78 of only 23dB is very quiet compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 98% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma Themescene H78 of only 3,800 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 30% of all projectors when ordered 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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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Themescene H78's projector brightness of only 1,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 94% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma Themescene H78's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 26% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Themescene H78 of 250W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 35% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Themescene H78 has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Optoma Themescene H78 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

05060059040599

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