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Optoma W306

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Optoma W306

Optoma W306
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A very economical to run and good spec quiet 1280 x 800 resolution data projector
30dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes May 2013
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Optoma W306 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Optoma W306 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
80
Running Costs
$59 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 projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data 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:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
3D projection in the smallest of rooms with the w306st
Colour guarantee
Bright, detailed and colourful projection
Inspire your students
How does 3d work
Short throw lens
Clear, focused images
Crestron roomview - network control
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

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Optoma W306 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the W306 is $59 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma W306's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 24% of all multimedia 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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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the Optoma W306 of only 30dB is in the quietest 19% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W306's projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 62% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W306 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma W306 of only 3,500h is in the shortest 33% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W306 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W306 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Optoma W306 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma W306 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Average Bulb Power

The Optoma W306's bulb power of 240W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 41% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W306 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma W306 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00163121494445, 00175476681289, 00796435418564, 05060059047895, 07964354185642

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