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Optoma W401

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Optoma W401

$1,086.99
Optoma W401
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A cheap and classic quiet 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with good features and low running costs
29dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes Jun 2013
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Optoma W401 / 4500 Lumens / Ready DLP Projector - 720p - HDTV - 16_1 (Brand new, unopened)on -
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Optoma W401 3D Ready DLP Projector - 720p - HDTV - 16:10
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Optoma W401 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Optoma W401 number 368 across all projectors.
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Reviews
2 Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
76
Running Costs
$68 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 65%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $68 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
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Does not support full HD
Does not have a 3D glasses included

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Optoma W401 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Satisfactory Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 65% of projectors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,086.99 it seems like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

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The W401 has an average running cost of $68 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, 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 the most commonly found resolution on multimedia projectors.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma W401 of 15,000 is in the highest 30% of all data projectors when sorted 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 Optoma W401's noise level of only 29dB is quieter than 88% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W401's projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 78% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W401 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W401 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W401 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Optoma W401 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The Optoma W401 does not have a 3D glasses included. 97% of projectors also do not have a 3D glasses included.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma W401 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma W401 of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 75% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma W401 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W401 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma W401 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other projectors, the Optoma W401 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 958tc01gc0e

Barcodes:

00041114469079, 00617407496895, 00779184445135, 00796435418373, 05060059047543, 07964354183730

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