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Optoma W515 Projector

10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 28dB Oct 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $109.58 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma has good reviews for its data projectors
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 1,872 expert and owner reviews for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma W515 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including cheaper projectors such as the Hitachi CP-WU5505.

Alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Vivitek DX3351, or the Epson EB-1430Wi.

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Projector

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector is 600 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 16,000 ANSI lumens. At 6,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma W515 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Performance

Supports Password Protection

The Optoma W515 supports password protection, as do most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this data projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma W515 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma W515 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 28 decibels) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The average noise level of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector is 34dB.

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the W515T (28dB), the EH515 (28dB), or the EH515T (28dB) all from Optoma.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W515 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this data projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma W515 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W515 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

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Lamps

Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector range from 170W to 430W. With a bulb power of 365 Watts, the Optoma W515 has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,900h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Optoma W515 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W515 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors that were launched more than a year ago also do not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this multimedia projector and we think the NEC U321H ($1,782.53) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma W515 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Optoma released the W515 in April 2017.

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