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Optoma W303ST

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Optoma W303ST

$738.80
Optoma W303
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A very economical to run and classic 1280 x 800 resolution 15000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with good features and a staggeringly quiet 26dB noise level
26dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes Mar 2013
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Optoma W303 Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Optoma W303 number 391 across all projectors.
87
Reviews
4 Reviews
73
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$47 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 70%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $47 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.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Control
Wireless presenting (optional extra)
Remote mouse
Full 3d
Easy lamp replacement
Quick resume
Rapid off
BrilliantColor
Colour guarantee
Amazing colours
Audio capability
Quieter than average noise level
Eco AV mute
Auto power off
Eco+ mode
Green solutions
Clear, focused images
Cost saving long lamp life
Bright images
True WXGA resolution
Smaller than average bulb power
Does not support full HD

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Optoma W303 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 65% of projectors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $738.80 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The W303 has an average running cost of $47 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma W303's noise level of only 26dB is quieter than 96% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma W303 of 15,000 is higher than 74% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma W303 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma W303's service life of lamp of 4,500h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W303 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W303 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W303 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W303 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W303 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma W303 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma W303 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma W303 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Optoma W303's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than 95% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 958tn01gc2e, optoma w303st

Barcodes:

00326771308528, 00553876296539, 00611101364849, 00796435418175, 03609740046681, 05055387629653, 05060059047321, 07964354181750

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