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Optoma ZX212ST Projector

100000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB Dec 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $58.06 Electricity cost over 5 years
Reasonably priced
Expert reviews are poor
3D support limited to PC connection (VGA or HDMI) only

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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Data projectors manufactured by Optoma generally have good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This projector received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from PC Mag. If all the data projectors of a comparable age and type are ranked by average expert review score then this 100000:1 contrast ratio projector is in the bottom 15%.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The ZX212ST has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include the LG PF80 which has better reviews.

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Projector

Has a Zoom Capability

The ZX212ST has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this data projector which do not have a zoom capability.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector have projector brightnesses of between 300 ANSI lumens and 2,300 ANSI lumens. When compared to other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector that we have assessed the projector brightness of, the Optoma ZX212ST's projector brightness of 2,300 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Optoma ZX212ST has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Optoma ZX212ST has an Ethernet LAN, unlike most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector which do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Storage

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The ZX212ST has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The ZX212ST has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the Optoma ZX212ST has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The ZX212ST has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma ZX212ST is ceiling mountable. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also are ceiling mountable.

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3D Support Limited to PC Connection (VGA or HDMI) Only

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “3D support limited to PC connection (VGA or HDMI) only” in their Optoma ZX212ST review.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The ZX212ST does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector also do not support full HD.

There are a number of other data projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the LG PF80 which also has a higher rating.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years, the ZX212ST does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors of this age and spec range from 20,000h to 30,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 20,000 hours, the ZX212ST has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other 100000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435418533, 05053959398655, 05060059047949, 07964354185338

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