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Optoma X305 Projector

XGA (1024x768) 29dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens May 2013
Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
- Native XGA, 60 image from just 77cm away- Bright images, vivid colours 3000 ANSI Lumens- Up to 10,000 hours lamp life and 70% energy saving- Shadow-free images on interactive whiteboards 3D... More
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6 Reasons For

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 1,734 expert and user reviews for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically for its data projectors.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the Optoma X305 mentioned that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma X305 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Viewsonic PJD6350[plb_2830965_price], or the Benq W770ST[plb_1561748_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Optoma X351[plb_2821583_price].

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Supports 3D

Like most of the other data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the X305, the Optoma X305 supports 3D.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other data projectors which support 3D currently available including because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD6350[plb_2830965_price], or the Benq W770ST[plb_1561748_price].

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support 3D that you might also want to consider including the Optoma X351[plb_2821583_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Optoma X305 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this projector). In addition, this data projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all projectors that are a comparable age to the X305 the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on data projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X305 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the X305 also do not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this projector and we think the Optoma GT1080[plb_2415608_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the X305, the Optoma X305 does not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Benq GP20[plb_2231335_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This multimedia projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most frequently supported zoom ratio on multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the X305 range from 1W to 30W, and the average RMS rated power is 8.6W. At only 2 Watts, the Optoma X305 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the X305.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Optoma X305

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Optoma data projector was released over three years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma X305 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Viewsonic PJD6350[plb_2830965_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma X305 is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Average Noise Level

At 29 decibels, the Optoma X305 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the X305.

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Specification

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Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Objective Focal Length
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
HDMI Version
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Password Protection Type
2D/3D Frequency Image
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Other Features
F-Number (relative Aperture)

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 30 September 2015 by Fiona campbell
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Excellent for the money the 3d is amazing...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $55.43
Electricity cost when on standby $2.71
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Total running cost over 5 years $58.14
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435418694, 05060059047550, 07964354186946

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