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InFocus X3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of InFocus X3. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People really like the image quality and design. The size and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the InFocus X3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of InFocus X3 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Reviewers are impressed by the size. The usability also gets good feedback.

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

This summary is based on the products: InFocus X3 DLP Video ProjectorInFocus X3 DLP Video Projector

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : staff (

InFocus X3 review


A textbook all-round projector with very few flaws

XGA for less than £800 ; Excellent lumens output ; Top-notch colour ratio ; Good film and performance with Macs

Way too loud on full power ; Terrible preset modes

One of the finest all-rounders, only let down by poor colour vibrancy and noisy operation

Dec, 2006

Expert review by (

InFocus X3


The X range from InFocus is the potato of the projector world: it mightnot be the most exciting thing on the market but it isn't half versatile. The X3 is the latest in this range

XGA for less than £800, Excellent lumens output, Top-notch colour ratio, Good film and performance with Macs

Way too loud on full power, Terrible preset modes

One of the finest all-rounders, only let down by poor colour vibrancy and noisy operation

Dec, 2006

Expert review by : Robin Morris (

InFocus X3


InFocus has made waves in the projector market with its popular X1 and X2 models. Now the third incarnation, the X3, has arrived.

There aren't too many XGA projectors at this price. It is rather noisier than we'd like, but if deep resolution support is what you need, this is very good for the money.

Dec, 2005

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

InFocus X3


The Infocus X3 projector is meant as much for use at home as in business and education.

Reasonably bright image. Excellent contrast ratio. Good image quality. Audio volume is adequate for a small room. Straightforward menus.

Composite video images (but not S-Video) are a little washed out.

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Oct, 2005

Expert review by (

Review: InFocus X3 Multipurpose/Presentation Projector


The InFocus X3 is the fourth edition in a series, following the X1, X1A, and X2. Like its predecessors, it is geared towards data presentation, but could double as a part time home theater projector in a pinch. Unlike its predecessors, its native...

Jul, 2005

Consumer review (

Good to Go"


This thing cost over 1,000 dollars when i bought it and now its down 200+ dollars man i would recomend this to anybody. Don't get a big screen tV.. GET THIS.. your won't be disapointed i promise you!

Great Picture ; Long lasting lamp life ( have had it for 8 months and only used 136 lamp hours out of 2000) ; Multiple imputs ; ease of use ; What more can you ask for

Only bad thing i can think of is, on some of the movie i play off the computer it doesn't have the finest detail on dark scenes but it might also be the quality of the video

Jun, 2006

Consumer review (

Excellent Product


I have this projector hooked up to my PC and my DirecTV adn game systems, everything pretty much. It is fantastic. I have never had any trouble out of it

Lamp life could be better. The only downfall to projectors is a $400 lamp about every year

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (

In heaven?


I am gonna be bold and wait to see King Kong on the projector rather than in the theatre :0

Its beautiful, you know how people say you must see a movie in the theatre.... not anymore :)

Heat, its the con to all electronics

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (

Very Cool


This projector is pretty awesome. My requirements were 1024x768 and DLP. I am very satisfied. I have it hooked up to my cable box and computer at the same time. Switching between the two is easily accomplished with the provided remote. Brightness is...

Jun, 2005

Product Specifications

Imagine. A projector that works the way you do, whether you're presenting a business case or watching a DVD. The InFocus X3 makes projecting easier than it's ever been - from setup, use, options, storage, and management. Impress your clients during the day and gather the family for an entertaining evening.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight



Display diagonal:1.4

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:1700ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:2000:1
Max Image Size:6.6m / 660cm/6.7m / 670cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:10m/9.8m
Min Image Size:0.8m / 80cm/1.1m / 110cm
Min Screen Distance:1.95m/2m
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:DLP Projector


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:InFocus/InFocus Work Big


Bulb power:200
Lamp Type:SHP
Service life of lamp:4000


Number of built-in speakers:1

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40

Other features

Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):327 x 249 x 106
I/O ports:Computer (M1-DA); Video (S-Video 4-pin mini DIN and Composite RCA; Audio (Stereo RCA)
Lens system:Zoom lens with manual focus & manual zoom adjust
Power requirements:100V - 240V at 50 -- 60 Hz
Technical features:Lens cap Wireless Navigator Remote Control (including batteries) Computer cable RCA Video & Audio cable \nPower cord SCART adapter (EMEA Only)
Video/data systems:SDTV (NTSC, PAL, SECAM), ED/HDTV (Component, RGBHV, & DVI)


Horizontal scan range:31.5 - 80
Noise Level:39
Vertical scan range:50 - 85


Contrast ratio (typical):2000:1
Number of Colours:16.78 million colours
Projector brightness:1600
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Zoom ratio:1.2:1

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:3000hour(s)/4000hour(s)
Bulb type:SHP

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / PAL / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Composite video / RGB / S-Video

Weight & Dimensions