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Optoma W312 Projector

20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB Feb 2015
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Project bright vibrant widescreen presentations any time of day. Designed for meeting rooms and classrooms, the W312 boasts a long lamp life and energy-saving features which provide a low overall... More
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Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 1,734 expert and owner reviews, Optoma has good ratings for its projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically for its 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

Supports 3D

The Optoma W312 supports 3D. Most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the W312 also support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the W312, the Optoma W312 has a built-in speaker(s).

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Optoma W312 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's 17% less resolution than a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by projectors of a similar age and type to the W312. This data projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The worst resolution of all projectors of this spec and age is 1024 x 768 (XGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors of a similar age and type to the W312 is 6,800h, and the service life of lamps range from 2,500h to 35,000h. With a service life of lamp of 5,000 hours, the Optoma W312 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the W312.

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Very Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

With a power consumption (economy mode) of only 191 Watts, the Optoma W312 has one of the lower power consumption (economy mode)s amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the W312 the power consumption (economy mode)s range from 190W to 310W.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W312 does not support full HD, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the W312.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Optoma W312 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the W312 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma W312 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. The smallest bulb power of data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the W312 is 190W, the biggest is 310W, and the average bulb power is 230W.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Optoma W312 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst projectors of this age. The RMS rated powers of data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the W312 range from 1.5W to 20W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

Most multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the W312 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Optoma W312 which has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.

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Very Small Uniformity

The smallest uniformity of 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the W312 is 80%, the biggest is 90%, and the average uniformity is 85%. The Optoma W312 has one of the smaller uniformitys (only 80 percent) amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Optoma W312 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Optoma W312

Released Over Two Years Ago

Optoma released the W312 over two years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma W312 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the W312.

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WXGA (1280x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma W312 is WXGA (1280x768). That's 53% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Supported 3D Formats
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Technical Details
Contrast Ratio

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $53.27
Electricity cost when on standby $2.72
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Total running cost over 5 years $55.99
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma vp881622, optoma 958wr02gc0, optoma 958wr02gc0e
Barcodes 00796435419530, 05055387628687

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