Close

Loading image...
Optoma X501

Optoma X501 Projector

15000:1 XGA (1024x768) 4,500 ANSI Lumens Jul 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date
R - Extensive features - Full 3D, PC-Free / LAN Presentations.- 4500 Lumens, XGA resolution.- Ultimate Control - Full support for Crestron, Extron, AMX, PJ-Link and Telnet LAN commands.-... More
$80.21 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

8 Reasons For

Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Optoma is one of the better rated data projector manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Optoma also has good reviews for its 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

Supports 3D

The Optoma X501 supports 3D, as do most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the X501.

Alternative projectors which support 3D currently available which you might want to consider include the Optoma EH415[plb_2227615_price] which has better reviews.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma X501 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include the Optoma EH415[plb_2227615_price] which has better reviews.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the X501 have projector brightnesss of between 700 ANSI lumens and 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,200 ANSI lumens. The Optoma X501 has a fairly bright projector brightness (4,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

Chart Edit

1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 720 (HD 720)|1280 x 768 (WXGA)|1280 x 800 (WXGA)|1360 x 768 (WXGA)|1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is typical of many projectors of a comparable age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

Very High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other projectors that came out around the same time as the X501, the RMS rated power of the Optoma X501 of 30 Watts is one of the highest. The average RMS rated power of 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 6.8W.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the X501 the optical zooms range from 1.1x to 1.7x, and the average optical zoom is 1.3x. The Optoma X501 has a quite big optical zoom (1.5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the X501.

Chart Edit

Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

With a noise level (economic mode) of only 27 decibels, the Optoma X501 has a very quiet noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the X501. Across all the comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the X501 the noise level (economic mode)s range from 26dB to 35dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 31dB.

Chart Edit

5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X501 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for more than two years also do not support full HD.

It is worth considering alternative projectors which also support full HD including the Optoma EH415[plb_2227615_price] which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Optoma X501 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

Chart Edit

Heavy

The Optoma X501 is one of the heavier 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than two years ago (4.5 kilograms) amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The lightest projector that was launched around the same time as the X501 is 1.3kg heavy and the heaviest is 27kg.

Chart Edit

Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years have power consumption (PowerSave)s of between 0.37W and 290W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 220W. The Optoma X501 has a quite high power consumption (PowerSave) (279 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the X501.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Matrix Size

With a matrix size of only 0.55 inches, the Optoma X501 has a fairly small matrix size compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the X501. The smallest matrix size of 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 0.45", the biggest is 1.1", and the average matrix size is 0.61".

Chart Edit

2 Other reasons to consider the Optoma X501

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Optoma released the X501.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Bulb Power
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Auto Power Off
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $78.68
Electricity cost when on standby $2.78
@ $0.105008202 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price $per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
@ $0.00149891736 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per hour
Water price $per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
Total running cost over 5 years $81.46
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Optoma X501uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.54T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma p193815, optoma p240499, optoma p193815p, optoma p240499p
Barcodes 00796435418014, 05060059047086, 07964354180142
Feedback