Optoma ZW212ST


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Optoma ZW212ST

Optoma ZW212ST
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A classic and very economical to run 1280 x 800 resolution 3D projector, with good features and an amazingly quiet 28dB noise level
28dB 1280 X 800 Yes 2,500 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
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Optoma ZW212ST Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Optoma ZW212ST as follows:
3 Reviews
Good Features
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 66%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
The future of education - premium network functions & no additional speakers require
The most intuitive way to teach instantly present from your phone or tablet
Longer life and less maintenance lamp free LED+ technology
Cost savings with efficient eco+ featureslamp free LED+ projectorintuitive presentation technology at your finger tips effortlessly puts the class in the palm of your innovative light engine improves efficiency, reducing power and maintenance costs while minimising the impact
On the environment.together we can all look forward to a brighter future
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Optoma ZW212ST In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the ZW212ST will cost $46 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors.

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1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Optoma ZW212ST's noise level of only 28dB is quieter than 92% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the ZW212ST of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 16% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma ZW212ST's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than 87% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The ZW212ST has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The ZW212ST has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma ZW212ST supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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The ZW212ST is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Optoma ZW212ST has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma ZW212ST does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The ZW212ST is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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The ZW212ST is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

stampede zw212st


00796435418540, 05060059047956, 07964354185406

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