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Optoma HD23

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Optoma HD23. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The usability and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical opinions about the black level and noise.

image quality, price, usability, size, design

noise, black level

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Optoma HD23 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Optoma HD23

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Optoma HD23 from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the price. The size is also mentioned favorably.

size, price

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

This summary is based on the products: Optoma HD23Optoma HD23

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Optoma HD23

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Optoma HD23 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and design. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the noise.

image quality, price, usability, design, size

noise

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Optoma HD23 Full HD Home Cinema 1080p Projector , 2500lm , DLP , 5000:1 , Contrast RatioOptoma HD23 Full HD Home Cinema 1080p Projector , 2500lm , DLP , 5000:1 , Contrast Ratio

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: PC Plus (techradar.com)

Optoma HD23 review

 

Small, yet perfectly formed - and capable of some pretty amazing visuals

Great picture quality ; Easy to set-up ; Small footprint

A bit noisy

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Optoma HD23 review

 

Affordable, but suffers from the strength of the competition

Competitive price ; compact and sturdy ; colourful, bright images with impressive detail levels

Can be seen working hard in the most taxing scenes ; spills light through its vents

Bound to find favour at this price, but not quite the last word in sub-£1000 performance

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Anthony Arrigo (projectorreviews.com)

Optoma HD23

 

The best I can tell, Optoma's HD23 projector in the US, is only available at Best Buy stores, and I assume, their online as well. In other words, it seems to be an exclusive deal. It's sort of a shame. It means Best Buy has a projector that many other...

Very good brightness calibrated - over 700 lumens in "best", over 1100 in brightest mode (mid on the zoom) ; Very good color, out of the box, great color post calibration ; Skin tones (post calibration) are excellent ; Respectable shadow detail ;...

Black level performance is definitely entry level ; Limited placement flexibility (typical of low cost DLP projectors) ; A bit noisy in full power mode (typical for the price) ; Remote control's blue LED blacklight is blinding in a darkened room ;...

If this projector is in your budget range, and 3D isn't something you crave. Definitely put the HD23 on your short list. It's got plenty of competition, but is a strong entry, without any obvious issues for the price. Overall I did enjoy watching the...

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
Form factor:Desktop
LED indicators: Yes
Product Type:Desktop projector

Display

Built-in Display: No

Lamps

Bulb power:230
Lamps quantity:1
Service life of lamp:2500
Service life of lamp (economic mode):4000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.55 - 2.87
Focal length range (f-f):22.4 - 26.8
Throw ratio:1.5 - 1.8:1

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s): No

Networking

Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Power LED: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mounting brackets included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

HDCP: No
Noise Level:29
Noise level (economic mode):29

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:2
HDMI Version:1.3
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:110 - 220
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:110 - 220
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5 / 1
Power consumption (typical):220
Power Source:AC

Projector

Contrast ratio (dynamic):5000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):5000:1 / 500:1
Matrix size:1.65
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Projection distance:1.5 - 12.5
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2500
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Screen size compatibility:24.4 - 194.1 / 965.2 - 7620
Supported aspect ratios:4:3
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.2:1

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Video

3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 720p / 1080i, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.4
Height :9.7
Weight:2.9
Width:32.4