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Overall Score

Optoma X306ST

$949.74
A Classic 15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Multimedia Projector
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 30dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Optoma X306ST Review

With very good reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma X306ST number 115 across all projectors.
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3 Reviews
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Not Currently for Sale
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6 Great Features
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4 Years Old
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£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
53
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 53?

It has terrific 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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of £97 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 75 new 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have compared it to.
The X306ST has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has an Ethernet LAN
Does not have a DVI port
Does not support full HD

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Optoma X306ST In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this projector is 65% based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com.

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Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,303 user and expert reviews (including 13 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically within its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma X306ST has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other new similar spec data projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma X306ST has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other recently released 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma X306ST has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other recently released 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma X306ST has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

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RoHS Compliance

The Optoma X306ST is RoHS compliance. Most of the other new 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors, the Optoma X306ST does not have a DVI port.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma X306ST has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the latest 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors the noise levels range from 24dB to 40dB. The Optoma X306ST has a fairly quiet noise level (only 30 decibels) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector, the Optoma X306ST does not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Optoma multimedia projector has been on the market since May 2013.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The X306ST has an average 1 year running cost of £97 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 75 new 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Optoma X306ST Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma X306ST review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,284 product attributes, 16,046 projector reviews and 2,351,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00686063811540, 00796435418557, 05053959398570, 05060059047888, 07964354185574

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