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Optoma W304M

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Optoma W304M. 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 really like the noise and design. The price and size also get good views, but there are some negative reviews about the reliability. Comments are divided on the usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Optoma W304M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Optoma W304M from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on People really like the noise and design. The price and size also get good comments. There are some mixed views about the usability. There are some less positive comments about the reliability.

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95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Optoma W304M WXGA 3100 Lumen Full 3D Portable DLP Projector with HDMIOptoma W304M WXGA 3100 Lumen Full 3D Portable DLP Projector with HDMI

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

Optoma W304M


Only a small step up from 500-lumen LED-based portable projectors in price and weight, the 3100-lumen Optoma W304M delivers a much brighter image.

The W304M sailed through our standard suite of DisplayMate tests, with near-excellent data image quality. It delivered suitably neutral grays at all levels from black to white in every preset mode, and also delivered saturated, pleasing color, despite...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

Optoma W304M


Rated at 3,100 lumens, the Optoma W304M delivers a surprisingly bright image for a 3pound 5-ounce projector.

Highly portable. Bright, with a 3,100-lumen rating. Near-excellent data image quality. Long lamp life.

Tendency to show rainbow artifacts makes video suitable for short clips only. Underpowered audio.

Clearly, if you need to show much video, the Optoma W304M is a poor choice. You'll be much better off in that case with the NP-M311W. Not only does it offer good video quality by data projector standards, but as an LCD projector it's also guaranteed...

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications


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


Built-in Display: No


Bulb power:220
Lamp Type:SHP
Service life of lamp:4000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):5000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.55 - 2.72
Focal length range (f-f):21.3 - 24.5
Throw ratio:1.5 - 1.76:1


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


Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 45

Other features


Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote control type:iR
User guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Horizontal scan range:15.375 - 91.4
Noise Level:33
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Vertical scan range:24 - 85

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4a
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):280
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (dynamic):10000:1
Keystone correction, vertical:± 30
Matrix size:1.65
Maximum digital resolution:1920 x 1200
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection distance:1.2 - 12
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:3100
Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x800)
Screen size compatibility:786.1 - 9434.1
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9, 16:10
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.15:1


Card reader integrated: No


3D: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: No
HD-Ready: Yes
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7.1