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Optoma X515

69

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Optoma X515

$2,909.00
Optoma X515
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 Yes Feb 2016
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Optoma X515 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma X515 number 751 across all projectors.
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$69 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $69 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.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
MHL
Image stacking
USB power
Quick resume
Amazing colours
Colour guarantee
LAN control
AMX compatibility
RS232
Networking and control
Long lamp life
Brightness matching
Quieter than average noise level
Four-corner adjustment
PureShift
Eco AV mute
Auto power off
Energy saving
Integrated speaker
Full 3d
High contrast
A powerful performer
Wired remote
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

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Optoma X515 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $1,559 (54%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The X515 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the X515 is $69.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma X515 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma X515 of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is higher than 54% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma X515's noise level of only 33dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 34% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma X515 of 6,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma X515 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma X515 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma X515 of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 76% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma X515 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma X515 of 365W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 10% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma X515 supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma X515 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma X515 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma x515

Barcodes:

00796435419981, 05055387629936

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