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Optoma W490

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Optoma W490

$999.00
Optoma W490
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A great value for money and fully featured quiet 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with very low running costs
29dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 Yes Feb 2016
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Optoma W490 WXGA 3D DLP Widescreen Data and Business Projector
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Optoma W490 Data and Business Projector
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OPTOMA W490 W490 WXGA Widescreen Data & Business Projector
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Optoma W490 WXGA Data and Business Projector, 1280x800, 5000 ANSI Lumens
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Optoma W490 WXGA 3D DLP Widescreen Data and Business Projector (Brand new, unopened)
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Optoma W490 WXGA 3D DLP Widescreen Data and Business Projector (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Optoma W490 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Optoma W490 number 347 across all projectors.
90
Value for Money
Excellent
84
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$64 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Supports 3D
Widescreen installation data and business projector
Bright projection - 5000 ANSI lumens
Vertical and horizontal keystone
Vertical lens shift
Full control over LAN and rs-232
Features include: four corner correction, horizontal and vertical keystone together with x1.6 zoom range permit an easy setup and usability from any angle
Equipped with a variety of inputs, including HDMI built in MHL technology, allows you to connect to a wide variety of HD devices to easily display your content. in addition, the environmentally friendly w490 has energy saving features including eco+ lamp power management,

Optoma W490 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the W490 will cost $64 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma W490's noise level of only 29dB is in the quietest 12% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of data projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma W490's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 54% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

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. The projector brightness of the Optoma W490 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 19% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W490 supports 3D. 59% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W490 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Optoma W490 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W490 has a handheld remote control. 80% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Optoma W490's bulb power of 310W is in the biggest 16% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W490 is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 1280x800, optoma w490

Barcodes:

00638317211682, 00796435419806, 04923143163059

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