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Optoma W401 Projector

$1,035.91
15000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB Jul 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $86.99 Electricity cost over 5 years
Low price
Expert reviews are average
Very soft audio
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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,872 user and expert reviews (including 23 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically within its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 90% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This projector has an average expert rating of 65 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that this projector was noisy. Four years ago Pc Mag mentioned in their review of the Optoma W401 “Reasonably loud audio” although they scored it 18.2 out of 100.

Reasonably Loud Audio

One person wrote in their reviews that this projector was noisy. Four years ago Pc Mag mentioned in their review of the Optoma W401 “Reasonably loud audio” although they scored it 18.2 out of 100.


Good 3D Picture Quality

One owner said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it had good picture quality.

Very Soft Audio

Two customers who bought it thought it did not have good sound quality. Pc Mag mentioned “Underpowered audio”. Pc Mag also mentioned “Very soft audio” in their review.


Design

Good Text Quality

Three people who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Pc Mag said four years ago “Near-excellent data image quality” in their Optoma W401 review although they gave the product a rating of 18.2 out of 100. Pc Mag also wrote “Good text quality” in their review.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma W401 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the W306, or the ML1500E both from Optoma or the Viewsonic PJD6383S which has better reviews.

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Projector

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

At 4,500 ANSI lumens, the Optoma W401 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector. Across all the 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago the projector brightnesses range from 700 ANSI lumens to 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,200 ANSI lumens.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Optoma W401 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors that are a comparable age to this projector the worst resolution is SVGA (800x600) and the best is WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The Optoma W401 has a DVI port. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector do not have a DVI port.

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Video

3D-Ready

The Optoma W401 is 3D-ready. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years also are 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma W401 is HD-Ready. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago also are HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W401 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

Alternative data projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider include the PJD6683WS ($799.99), or the PJD7223 both from Viewsonic or the Epson EH-TW5200 which is also higher rated.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma W401 has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma W401 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years range from 24dB to 40dB. With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Optoma W401 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 29dB noise level data projectors to this data projector and we think the Optoma X401 ($1,049) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W401 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years, the Optoma W401 is not Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma W401 has a carrying case, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W401 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as this projector.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The Optoma W401 does not have a 3D glasses included. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector also do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 15000:1 contrast ratio projector was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00041114469079, 00617407496895, 00796435418373, 05060059047543, 07964354183730

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