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Optoma H31 Projector

WVGA Home Theater Projector
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The Optoma H31 Projector is a WVGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 850 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 854x480 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. Weighing in at 5.0 lbs, this portable projector is bright and compact, perfect for business travelers, taking on a family vacation or just moving from room to room. The unique projector lens has the ability to be shifted to allow greater flexibility in positioning the projector relative to the screen. This projector was first available for purchase in January 2005 and has been by Optoma.

 

Optoma H31 Projector Specifications

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Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$1,099
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2005
Warranty
2 Years
 
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Brightness
850 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
854x480
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (WVGA)
Contrast
3,000:1
Display Type
0.54" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Wheel
4x speed
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
200W P-VIP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours
Lamp Model
BL-FU200B  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Vertical +/-0.00%
Throw Distance
5.8' - 30.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 250.00"
Throw Ratio
1.65:1 - 2.00:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 12'-0" and 14'-6" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.40" x 10.70" x 8.30"
Weight
5.0 lbs
Audible Noise
32 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
270 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
DarkChip2 DLP chip. The H31 delivers superior color reproduction, HD scaling enhancements and adjustable memory settings for unmatched flexibility and precision.
 

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  • Resolution: 854x480 DLP
  • Brightness: 850 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 12'-0" — 14'-6"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
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Jan 2005 Model
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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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