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Optoma X501 Projector

15000:1 XGA (1024x768) 32dB Jul 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $84.59 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma has good multimedia projector reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 1,872 expert and user reviews (including 23 verified purchases), Optoma has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically within its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma X501 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider including the Optoma EH415e which is cheaper; or the Optoma EH415 ($802.75) which has better reviews.

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Projector

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector range from 700 ANSI lumens to 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,200 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens, the Optoma X501 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Video

HD-Ready

The Optoma X501 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X501 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec data projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not support full HD.

We compared this data projector to all the other data projectors with a full HD and we think the Optoma EH415e or the Optoma EH415 ($802.75) are also worth considering.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma X501 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma X501 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the Optoma X501 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma X501 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also are ceiling mountable.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma X501 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma X501 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Fairly Big Bulb Power

At 310 Watts, the Optoma X501 has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector. Data projectors of this spec and age have bulb powers of between 190W and 2,400W, and the average bulb power is 280W.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma X501 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Optoma released the X501.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435418014, 05060059047086, 07964354180142

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