|Item Weight||6.4 pounds|
|Product Dimensions||9.2 x 12.8 x 3.8 inches|
|Item model number||HD20|
|Special Features||HD Compatible, Is HD-Ready|
|Item Display Height||7.2 inches|
Optoma HD20, HD (1080p), 1700 ANSI Lumens, Home Theater Projector (Old Version)
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- True High Def 1080p Resolution
- 1700 Lumens Brightness
- 4000:1 Contrast Ratio
- Up to 300-Inch Screen size
- HDI Component, Composite, Video, and VGA Connections
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The Optoma HD20 brings a new level of flexibility to your High-Definition home theater/multi-media experience. With true 1080p resolution, the HD20 delivers excellent color saturation and subtle details for superior image quality. With its sleek design and weight of 6.4 lbs, the Optoma HD20 is perfect for sharing big-screen movies, sporting events and concerts or for taking your video gaming to the next level by connecting the HD20 to your favorite game console.What’s in the box: Optoma Technology HD20 1700 ANSI Lumens 16:9 Projector, HD20 Projector, Lens Cap, Power Cord, Remote Control With Batteries (AAA x 2), User's Manual, Quick Start Card, Warranty Card and 1-Year Parts and Labor Warranty, 90 Days on Lamp.
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Optoma HD20 High Definition 1080p DLP Home Theater Projector
The Optoma HD20 redefines the high-definition home theater/multi-media experience with a new level of flexibility and quality. With true 1080p resolution, the HD20 delivers excellent color saturation and subtle details for excellent images. With its sleek design and diminutive size, the Optoma HD20 is perfect for sharing big-screen movies, sporting events and concerts with friends or taking video gaming to the next level.
At a Glance: Home Theater at its Best
- Superior image and video quality (1080p resolution)
- Vibrant life-like images and videos (1700 lumens)
- Sharp, clean text even in bright rooms (4000:1 contrast ratio, 1700 lumens)
- Designed for large group viewing (Up to 300" screen size)
- Readily portable (6.4 pounds)
Delivering High-Definition Performance for Under $1,000
The Optoma HD20 delivers ultimate flexibility and performance to create a high-quality home theater experience without the high-end price tag. Sleek and stylish, the HD20 is readily portable to allow you to share content at parties, family gatherings or any get together. A favorite of gamers, the projector allows users to play video games big at home and with friends.
Bright & Versatile
The HD20, a DLP projector, sets the performance bar with high marks for crisp sharp images and video, delivering excellent color saturation and subtle details for superior image quality. With 1700 ANSI lumens of brightness, the HD20 will fill your home theater room with bright, vivid, lifelike images as large as 300 diagonal inches with high contrast ratio. The projector features a native 1080p resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), while it also is compatible with most computer formats (UXGA, WXGA, SXGA+, SXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA resized, VESA, PC and Macintosh). The unit can also accept common global video inputs and video formats up to 1080p (HDTV, EDTV, SDTV, NTSC, PAL and SECAM).
Lower Cost of Ownership
The projection lamp is rated to last up to 4000 hours in standard mode or 3000 hours in bright mode to provide long-lasting performance. The HD20 also incorporates a rapid shutdown feature that further reduces ownership costs.
Leading the DLP Market in the Americas
Optoma's product line offers products designed to meet the needs of any kind of user, from mobile professionals, gamers and home theaters to much larger theater installations. Designed and built to deliver reliability, usability and image quality, Optoma projectors help users get the most out of their digital content, encourage collaboration and communicate clearly and effectively. Optoma projectors are designed to provide the features that you need today and a path to grow into other capabilities as you need them.
Optoma Technology is the leading manufacturer of Texas Instrument's DLP projectors in North and South America. Texas Instrument's DLP with BrilliantColor technology supports multi-color processing to produce stunning, vibrant colors on the screen. Unlike other technologies, which use only the three primary colors (red/green/blue) to produce the image, DLP Technology with BrilliantColor projectors use up to six separate colors for superior color quality.
Green by Design
As an Optoma ProJect Green projector, the HD20 has been designed and manufactured for eco-friendliness, to:
- Use less than one-watt power consumption in standby mode—: up to 75 percent savings compared to regular standby mode.
- Are designed to limit energy use, with automatic shut down and remote management and control.
- Employ long-life materials and components.
- Designed for large group viewing (up to 300" screen size).
- Use components that are lead-free on all printed circuit boards.
- Use no polystyrene foam in the packing materials.
- Comply with RoHS standards to phase out the use of hazardous materials.
What's in the Box:
The HD20 Projector and your standard accessories: AC Power Cord, Composite Video Cable, Remote Control, Batteries for Remote, Lens Cap, User's Manual & Quick Start Card.
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Replacement P-VIP 230-Watt Lamp
Mounting Kit (Ceiling Mount) for Projector
Manual Pull-Down 16:9 Aspect Ratio for Home Theater or Professional Screen (White) with Speed Control
Manual Pull-Up Screen (Matte White) 16:9 Aspect Ratio for Home Theater or Professional Use
Durable & Lightweight Case to Protect Your Projector
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A few things,
-Always blow it out every few months to get rid of the dust.
-I have always kept the lamp in ECO mode unless I have something going on, (Dates, Superbowl, etc)
-Always let the lamp cool down before turning it back on, the fan runs for 15-20 seconds after the projector is turned off to cool it down so if I ever turn it off by accident I wait 2-5 minutes before turning it back on\
-I also always keep "high altitude" mode on so the fan is running at max, even though I'm just below 4500 feet MSL, also the room it is in is naturally cooler, Most problems I read about here are caused by hot rooms and faulty fans.
-As mentioned earlier, this projector while having amazing picture quality, doesn't have the lamp power of some other projectors, I need to keep curtains draped to keep all the color from washing out, so it works amazing for a projector room or simply anywhere dark, but it does not perform well in a moderate/well lit room.
I also upgraded the rest of my home theater equipment, opting for one of those "all-in-one" Sony Blu-ray player/receiver/5.1 surround sound system and now my theater could rival any costing 10x as much (believe me, I've experienced plenty of expensive home theaters, costing as much as a family sedan). Having said that, here's what I've noticed:
1. You should calibrate the projector on day one. I recommend visiting ProjectorReviews.com. The picture is not bad out-of-the-box, but not ideal. Calibrating it will make it better. And don't sweat this, to those new to projectors, it takes all but 10 minutes messing around in the setup menu to modify a bunch of values. Since these values have already been defined by the experts, all you have to do is match up the numbers. Yup, that's all there is to it.
2. HD20 has limited keystone correction, so you can only tilt your projector slightly. Therefore, it's best if you can project as head-on as possible. This is a problem for me because I have a small space for my theater. I'm only projecting from 10 feet.
3. You don't have the "depth" compared to the more expensive projectors, but after 5 minutes into the movie, you'll be so engrossed in the pictures and sounds that it's not even a thought anymore. And don't get me wrong, the "depth" you get from the HD20 is extremely good. Unless you're a professional reviewer or have seen dozens of other projectors, I would say that an average viewer may not even notice the difference.
4. To my previous point, unless money falls out of the sky for you, I'm not convinced that spending much more than $1000 for a projector is a good idea. You will never get the return (or ROI, for you business folks) from spending any more than this; meaning, the difference between a $1000 projector and a $4000 projector today isn't so great that you can justify the extra $3000. I certainly can't.
And lastly, have 2 AAA batteries handy, the ones they provided are junk and worked for about 5 minutes. Other than that, I think this is a solid buy. You will not be disappointed, like I said, it would be hard to beat this projector based on performance and price.
1) This actually OUTPUTS at 1080p (Keep that in mind before buying. There will be a lot of projectors that say 1080p. But they just support 1080p as input. They might not even output HD. Make sure you check the output section in the specs). You can see the difference. Amazing picture, awesome detail. Perfect for both gaming and movies
2) Was damn easy for me to set up. I have a 12 ft long room and an exact 100 inches wide wall, so it was perfect for me. My projector is sitting on one of those 1.5 ft ladders you use for changing the light bulb. Still works great
3) Use a screen, use your wall. Doesn't matter. It's still amazing.
4) Great price. You wont get a better projector for below 1000 that outputs 1080p HD.
1) No sound output. That's right. And I am not just saying no in-built speakers kind of no sound output. NO AUDIO SIGNAL OUT. So keep that in mind. Don't buy it unless:
a) You have a sound theater (or simple speakers like I have) for the audio output.
b) Most importantly, whichever device you plan on connecting to your projector, make sure it can output audio separately through another channel. Some devices cannot output video through HDMI and audio through another channel. I almost screwed this up. I realized this no-speaker, no audio output thing only after I bought the projector. Luckily for me, you can set your PS3 to output audio through other channels (optical or SCART) while outputting video through HDMI. So for guys using PS3 or XBOX, you have nothing to worry about. This baby is still gold.
2) Slightly heavy. But still way more portable than a TV.
3) Not many ways to adjust picture settings. No optical zoom. No horizontal keystone (You'll have to place it exactly at the horizontal center of your room). So not great for tech-savvy projector crazies out there. It has enough flexibility to adjust the picture in a small room though.
If you want to go for this projector, make sure you have at least the following:
1) A 12 ft long room with no objects that might obstruct the projector beam.
2) A plain, flat and blank 80 inches wide wall at one end of your 12 ft long room.
3) Not necessary, but it would be perfect if your had no or just one window(s) that you could easily cover up if you wanted to in you room.
Overall, if you want an awesome gaming or movie experience and your thoughts are juggling a TV and a projector, I'd say let that TV crash on the cold, hard floor because this thing gives you a 100 inch screen at 12 ft like no TV ever can. You might want to buy a lower end TV for daytime TV watching though. So if your budget can cover this projector, and you have a good place in mind to keep this thing, go for it. It was 800 bucks well spent for me. This thing has shocked all my friends who advised against it. I couldn't be happier with this projector. I'll keep updating the review with how this thing ages.