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Optoma ES520

Optoma ES520
alaScore 81

6 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Optoma ES520. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the noise. The usability also gets good reviews. Some have doubts about the image quality.

usability, noise

image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Optoma ES520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Optoma ES520 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Projectors on Reviewers really like the usability. The noise also gets good feedback.

noise, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: OPTOMA - ES520 - DLP ProjectorOPTOMA - ES520 - DLP Projector

Jul, 2018

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Optoma ES520: Great for beginners


i bought this unit juct over ten months ago and it has changed my life. it is the first projector i have ever owned, and it is great. it was really easy to set up. i have an awkward shape living room, but the unit allows you to use somethig called...

really easy to setup

Picture quality not perfect

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications

PRODUCT FEATURES: Bright, 2600 lumens for brilliant displays Native SVGA resolution, 2500:1 contrast ratio Lamp life - up to 4000 hours Express power on and shut down less than 10 seconds

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:SVGA
Image Brightness:2600ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:2500:1
Max Image Size:6.26m / 626cm
Max Resolution:800 x 600
Max Screen Distance:10m
Min Image Size:0.94m / 94cm
Min Screen Distance:1.5m
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:DLP Projector


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Optoma Technology
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Optoma


Bulb power:180
Service life of lamp:4000


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:1


Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Dimensions (WxDxH):280 x 205 x 80
Power requirements:100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz


Horizontal scan range:15 - 91.4
Noise Level:30
Vertical scan range:43 - 87

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:2
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Contrast ratio (typical):2500:1
Number of Colours:134 million colours
Projection distance:1.5 - 12.2
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2600
Projector native resolution:SVGA (800x600)
Screen size compatibility:937.3 - 7625.1

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:4000hour(s)


Analog signal format system:SECAM

Video Input

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

Weight & Dimensions