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Optoma X304M

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Optoma X304M

Optoma X304M
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A classic and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 Yes May 2013
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Optoma X304M Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Optoma X304M as follows:
90
Reviews
3 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
82
Running Costs
$57 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has exceptional user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 77%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of $57 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 data projectors.
The X304M has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Optoma X304M In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the X304M will cost $57 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma X304M has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma X304M's noise level of 33dB is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 41% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma X304M of 10,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 47% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma X304M's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is dimmer than 71% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma X304M supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma X304M's service life of lamp of 5,000h is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 36% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma X304M has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma X304M has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Optoma X304M's bulb power of 220W is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 43% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Optoma X304M does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma x304me1p1d0h1e001, x304m e1p1d0h1e001 x304m, optoma e1p1d0h1e001, optoma optomax304m, projectors x304m

Barcodes:

00088020865595, 00132017876481, 00611101364344, 00617407497830, 00646388689514, 00678476000161, 00736983808332, 00736983808684, 00796435418434, 04056572653188, 05054484253990, 05054533253995, 05060059047840, 07964354184348

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