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Optoma DS316

Optoma DS316
alaScore 82

166 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 166 reviews of Optoma DS316. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviews about the design and size are overall positive. The image quality and price also get good feedback, but comments are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, image quality, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Optoma DS316 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Optoma DS316

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Optoma DS316 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the noise and image quality. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, size, image quality, noise

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Optoma DS316 Mobile Projector (2500 ANSI SVGA 4:3/16:9)Optoma DS316 Mobile Projector (2500 ANSI SVGA 4:3/16:9)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Optoma DS316

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Optoma DS316 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and image quality. The usability and price are also appreciated, but there are some negative opinions about the noise and size. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

price, usability, image quality, design

size, noise

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Optoma 3D-XL Converter Box for 3D Video and Gaming (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Optoma 3D-XL Converter Box for 3D Video and Gaming (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Susan (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316L DLP Projector

 

Great product.

It's black which isn't a good colour to have fixed to your ceiling.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Mike (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316

 

The projector is excellent for presentations and is easy to use. Clear and easily focused I would have no hesitation in recommending this projector as a value for money unit.

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Nigel (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316

 

High quality image, great for my kids den and the xbox.

Sound is a bit tinny, so will need other speakers for gaming or film usage.

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Anthony (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316L DLP Projector

 

Generally awesome. Didn't want to fork out on a screen so painted an 8x4 plywood board neutral grey Matt and the picture quality is awesome.

Produces a lot of heat so awesome in winter but bad in summer. And anyone walking into the room is blinded by it until they sit down but who cares I've got a cinema for under £250

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316L DLP Projector

 

Good quality sharp image.

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Ali (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316L DLP Projector

 

Brilliant projector has a bit of noise but when your watching a movie you will hardly notice it highly recommend! Fantastic value for money

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Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316

 

I wanted a simple projector with 'no frills' to enable our local beekeeping brance to display powerpoint presentations from a laptop computer. This does the job. It is very easy to set up and use. The controls are easy to understand and the picture...

Only one - which is easily surmountable - it does not include a lead to connect to the laptop. But these are easily purchased for a few quid at PC World.

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: caroline (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316

 

really brilliant piece of kit,keep the lights on still able to see a really good pictre, and greta in daylight as well. lots of options to adjust the quality of the picture

would like HD commection but at this price you cant ask for more

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316

 

I wanted a simple projector with 'no frills' to enable our local beekeeping brance to display powerpoint presentations from a laptop computer. This does the job. It is very easy to set up and use. The controls are easy to understand and the picture...

Only one - which is easily surmountable - it does not include a lead to connect to the laptop. But these are easily purchased for a few quid at PC World

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Optoma DS316

 

It has good image quality and low noise.

It could be just a little smaller,.

Jun, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Speakers: Yes

Bandwidth

Horisontal Synchronization Range:15-91/15.3-91.1 kHz
Vertical Synchronization Range:24-85 Hz/54-85

Certificates

Certification:RoHS
RoHS compliance: Yes

Connections

Composite:1
Computer Audio (mini-jack) input:1
PC Mouse Communication:Serial
S-Video:1
VGA:1
VGA Outputs:1

Design

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Ceiling mountable: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Desktop
Product Type:Desktop projector

Display

Built-in Display: Yes

Image resolution

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Brightness:2500/2700 ANSI Lumens
Contrast (full on/off):2500/4000 :1
Maximum Image Size:303/303 in
Maximum projection distance:12/12 m
Maximum Resolution:UXGA (1600x1200)
Minimum Image Size:27 in/28
Minimum Projection Distance:1.2/1.2 m
Standard Resolution:800x600 SVGA
Supporting Aspect Ratios:16:9
Widescreen: No

Lamps

Bulb power:185 / 190
Service life of lamp:3000 / 4000 / 5000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):4000 / 6000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.41 - 2.55
Digital Zoom:1.1
Focal length range (f-f):21.8 - 24
Focus:Manual
Offset:115
Throw ratio:1.95 - 2.15:1

Lens/Zoom

Lens Aperture:2.41-2.55
Optical Zoom:1.1/1.1 X
Vertical Keystone Correction:40/40 degrees
Zoom:Manual

Measures

Depth:192/192 mm
Depth (in):7.55/7.55 in
Height:84/84 mm
Height (in):3.3/3.3 in
Weight:2.3/2.3 kg
Weight (lb):5.07/5.07 lb
Width:286/286 mm
Width (in):11.25/11.25 in

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s):No / Yes
Document formats supported:PDF
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:2
Video formats supported: No

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 85 / 5 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 4:3, 16:9
Audio output:1
Compatibility:UXGA, SXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA, Mac
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):286 x 192 x 84
F-number (relative aperture):2.41
Lens focal range:2.41 - 2.55
Power requirements:100-240V, 50-60Hz
Power Supply:207
Projection lens:F/2.41 - 2.55
Resolution:1600 x 1200
Video/data systems:PAL\nNTSC\nSECAM\nHD

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: No
Cables included:VGA
Carrying case: Yes
Handheld remote control:No / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote control type:iR
User guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

HDCP: Yes
Horizontal scan range:15.3 - 91.1
Noise level (economic mode):29
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ARA, CZE, DAN, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, TUR, UKR
Password protection: Yes
Preset modes:3D
Vertical scan range:24 - 85

Picture

Full HD (1920x1080): No
HDTV Compatible: Yes
Supported Picture Formats:480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/p
Type:DLP

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1 / 2
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4a
Headphone outputs:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1 / 2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (economy mode):191
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5 / 1
Power consumption (typical):225 / 233

Projector

Contrast ratio (typical):1500:1 / 2500:1 / 4000:1
Keystone correction, vertical:+40 - 40 / -40/40 / 40 / ± 40
Matrix size:1.4
Matrix type:DMD
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection distance:1.2 - 12 / 1.2/12
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2500 / 2700 / 3200
Projector native resolution:SVGA (800x600)
Screen size compatibility:17.8 - 195.6 / 27.49/303.12 / 581.7 - 7620 / 698.2 - 7699.2
Supported aspect ratios:16:9
Uniformity:80
Vertical synchronization (max):0.085
Vertical synchronization (min):0.024

Related

Audible Noise:27 dB/30
Audible Noise (whisper mode):28/29 dB
Lamp Effect:185/185 W
Lamp Life:3000/4000 hrs
Miscellaneous:6 preset picture modes
Power Consumption:207/233 w
Remote Control: Yes

Video

3D: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, NTSC J, NTSC M, PAL, PAL 4.43, PAL B, PAL D, PAL G, PAL H, PAL I, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM 4.25/4.4, SECAM B, SECAM D, SECAM G, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM L / NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:22.4
Height :10.2
Weight:2.3 / 2.35
Width:31.5