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Optoma W305ST

Optoma W305ST
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A very economical to run and good spec quiet 1280 x 800 resolution projector
29dB 1280 X 800 18000:1 Yes May 2013
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Refurbished - Optoma W305ST WXGA 3200 Lumen DLP Short Throw Projector (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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Optoma W305ST Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Optoma W305ST as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
87
Running Costs
$48 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $48 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
3D projection in the smallest of rooms with the x306st
Widescreen 3d projection in the smallest of rooms with the w305st
Colour guarantee
Inspire your students
How does 3d work
Short throw lens
Bright, detailed and colourful projection
Clear, focused images
RS232 control
AMX compatibility
Extra features
Does not support full HD

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Optoma W305ST In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the W305ST is $48, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma W305ST of only 29dB is quieter than 86% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma W305ST of 18,000 is higher than 80% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W305ST's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 50% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W305ST supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma W305ST's service life of lamp of 4,500h is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 55% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W305ST has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W305ST has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma W305ST is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W305ST is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W305ST does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Optoma W305ST supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optomab2bandinstallationproj w305st, optoma europe ltd w305st, optoma wxga3200al3d, optoma w305stshort, optoma 958tn01gc0e, optoma 96sgzs00, optoma 96sgza00, optoma 1280x800, acer w305st

Barcodes:

00014444586624, 00393773897541, 00736983800121, 00796435418700, 05053959398457, 05060059047567, 07964354187004

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