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Optoma ZX212ST

Optoma ZX212ST
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 100000:1 Yes Dec 2012
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Dlp Projector - Desktop - 2300 Ansi Lumen - 1024 X 768 - 1.07 Billion Colors - 4
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Used - Dlp Projector - Desktop - 2300 Ansi Lumen - 1024 X 768 - 1.07 Billion Colors - 4
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Optoma ZX212ST Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Optoma ZX212ST as follows:
79
Reviews
1 Review
79
Features
Good Features
90
Running Costs
$44 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
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 $44 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Longer than average service life of lamp
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+ features
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Optoma ZX212ST In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The ZX212ST has an average 5 year running cost of $44 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma ZX212ST has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The ZX212ST's noise level of 34dB is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 48% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the ZX212ST of 100,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 5% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the ZX212ST of only 2,300 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 14% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma ZX212ST's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 89% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Supports 3D

The ZX212ST supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The ZX212ST has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The ZX212ST has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The ZX212ST has a card reader integrated, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Optoma ZX212ST has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of data projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The ZX212ST does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma zx212st

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00796435418533, 05053959398655, 05060059047949, 07964354185338

Optoma ZX212ST

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