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Optoma HD65 Projector

720P Home Theater Projector
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From Optoma —   The Optoma HD65 is a 720p home theater projector that brings accessibility to high-definition, big-screen video content. At 1600 lumens and the latest color processing technologies, the HD65 delivers subtle and incredible image quality and contrast. With a variety of connectivity options, including HDMI v.1.3, the Optoma HD65 reproduces the realism that high-definition offers.

  • Native 720p (1280x720) resolution
  • 1600 lumens and sleek four (4) pound form factor
  • Multiple HD inputs, including: HDMI v1.3
  • Latest color processing technologies from Texas Instruments for amazing colors
 

Optoma HD65 Projector Specifications

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Projector Central Highly Recommended Award
Highly Recommended Award

Our Highly Recommended designation is earned by products offering extraordinary value or performance in their price class.

Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
n/a
User Reviews
(20) Review this Projector
Awards
Highly Recommended
Status
Discontinued
Released
December 2007
Warranty
1 Year
 
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Brightness
1,600 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x720
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
4,000:1
Dynamic Contrast
4,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.60" DLP x 1
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080

Lamp Type
180W SHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours

Included Lens
1.1x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.9' - 31.7'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 282.00"
Throw Ratio
1.55:1 - 1.70:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 11'-3" and 12'-4" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
2.90" x 10.20" x 7.40"
Weight
4.0 lbs
Audible Noise
29 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
265 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
Component: RCA
Composite: RCA
HDMI 1.3
S-Video
USB
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Additional Features
HDMI 1.3, +12v trigger and USB

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Optoma HD65*
  • Resolution: 1280x720 DLP
  • Brightness: 1600 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 11'-3" — 12'-4"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
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Dec 2007 Model
Optoma HD6700*
  • Resolution: 1280x720 DLP
  • Brightness: 1800 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 11'-3" — 12'-4"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
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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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