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Optoma W290

A cheap to run and fully featured 13000:1 280 x 800 projector
13000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 28dB Aug 2013
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Optoma W290 Review

With low running costs but mediocre reviews, we have scored the Optoma W290 as follows for Summary.
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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
81
$63 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $63 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 19% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long service life of lamp
RoHS compliance
Quite small bulb power
Only 280 x 800 resolution

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Optoma W290 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 2,306 user and expert reviews (including 381 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 6,500 hours, the Optoma W290 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

At only 190 Watts, the Optoma W290 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors. The average bulb power of data projectors is 250W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W290 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W290 has a fairly average projector brightness (2,800 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma W290 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W290 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. At only 28 decibels, the Optoma W290 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2013.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The W290 is in the cheapest 19% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the W290 is only $63.

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Product Identifiers

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05060059048175

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