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Optoma WU515

$3,894.05
Optoma WU515
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A breathtakingly quiet and good spec WUXGA 10000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with low running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
28dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 Yes Oct 2015
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Optoma WU515 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma WU515 number 751 across all projectors.
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$69 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Large zoom range
Image stacking
USB power
Quick resume
Amazing colours
LAN control
AMX compatibility
RS232
Networking and control
Long lamp life
MHL
Quieter than average noise level
Brightness matching
PureShift
Eco AV mute
Auto power off
Energy saving
Integrated speaker
Full 3d
High contrast
Wired remote
Very short service life of lamp

Optoma WU515 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the WU515 is $69 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Optoma WU515 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma WU515 of only 28dB is quieter than 91% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma WU515's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 54% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma WU515's projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 91% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma WU515 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 24% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma WU515 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma WU515 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma WU515 has a handheld remote control. 81% of 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 WU515's bulb power of 365W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 90% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma WU515 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma WU515 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 9572301gc0e, optoma wu515t, acer wu515t

Barcodes:

00796435419608, 05055387629042

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