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Optoma TX785

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Optoma TX785

Optoma TX785
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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level XGA data projector, with alright running costs
31dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 Yes Sep 2013
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Optoma TX785 Review

With very good features but low running costs, we have scored the Optoma TX785 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$81 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $81 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Optoma TX785 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the TX785 is $81 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma TX785 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma TX785 of only 31dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 24% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Optoma TX785's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 90% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma TX785's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma TX785 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma TX785 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma TX785's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than 94% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma TX785 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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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 Optoma TX785 of 330W is bigger than 86% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Optoma TX785 has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma TX785 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Optoma TX785

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