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HP Digital Projector xb31

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the reliability and value for money. The usability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative views about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the HP Digital Projector xb31 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for HP Digital Projector xb31

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP Digital Projector xb31 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Projectors on Amazon.com.

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

This summary is based on the product: HP XB31 Digital Video Projector

Expert review by:

HP xb31

 

Review: Hewlett-Packard's xb31 is a DLP projector that packs a lot of power for its size and weight. With a tested brightness of more than 1,200 lumens and an excellent 425:1 contrast ratio at its disposal, the xb31 can light up boardrooms and living...

Very good brightness and contrast; small and light; full-featured remote; fast start-up

Uneven brightness across screen; images are slightly green; light leakage; slow shutdown

The xb31 has many strong points, but Mitsubishi's XD50U offers better overall performance, and Dell's 3200MP is cheaper.

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HP Digital Projector xb31

 
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HP xb31

 

Hewlett-Packard's xb31 is a DLP projector that packs a lot of power for its size and weight.

Very good brightness and contrast ; Small and light ; full-featured remote ; Fast start-up

Uneven brightness across screen ; Images are slightly green ; Light leakage ; Slow shutdown

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HP xb31

 

Hewlett-Packard's xb31 is a DLP projector that packs a lot of power for its size and weight.

Consumer review by:

"WHAT A GREAT PROJECTOR"

 

ALREADY HAVE A MITSUBISHI XD50U ALTHOUGH ITS A GREAT PROJECTOR THE XB31 FOR THE PRICE BLOWS IT AWAY WONDERFUL COLORS AND VERY RELIABLE QUICK START UP TIME AND SMALLER MORE COMPACT RECOMMENDED TO EVERYONE LOOKING FOR A SMALL PROJECTOR ON THE GO!

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Excellent replace for plasma

 

I was going to buy a plasma tv but decided to buy a projector instead... Been shopping around and decided to go with the HP projector. I simply love it! This projector has better picture quality then the $10k projector my office just purchased and it's a

fan noise makes it noiser than a plasma tv

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Effective and lightweight

 

We used this to show slides in a booth at a conference, in the big, open, well lighted hall. From about 20 feet it worked great--clear, bright, no problems. Fan sound wasn't an issue for us in this open room. We were very pleased. Several attendees we

We didn't realize we needed a separate adaptor for the Mac

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"Effective and lightweight"

 

We used this to show slides in a booth at a conference, in the big, open, well lighted hall. From about 20 feet it worked great--clear, bright, no problems. Fan sound wasn't an issue for us in this open room. We were very pleased. Several attendees we

We didn't realize we needed a separate adaptor for the Mac.

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"Excellent replace for plasma"

 

I was going to buy a plasma tv but decided to buy a projector instead... Been shopping around and decided to go with the HP projector. I simply love it! This projector has better picture quality then the $10k projector my office just purchased and it's a

fan noise makes it noiser than a plasma tv.

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Excellent home theater!

 

I was going to buy a plasma tv but decided to buy a projector instead... Been shopping around and decided to go with the HP projector. I simply love it! This projector has better picture quality then the $10k projector my office just purchased and it's...

Picture quality, pc interface, HDTV interface, Very small

noiser than a plasma

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Product Specifications

For the highest quality image, print your presentations to the screen with the micro-portable, HP digital projector xb31. This digital projector provides industry-leading brightness and the highest resolution, for presentations that impress. Industry-leading brightness in any setting - even with the room lights up, your audience will see your presentation with optimal clarity. The HP digital projector xb31 features 1, 500 comparable ANSI lumens. Sharp, clear, accurate - your presentation will look as good projected as it does on your computer screen with true XGA resolution. The HP digital projector xb31 is equipped with built-in, full-screen NTSC/PAL/SECAM video capability, and compatibility with S-video, composite, component, and HDTV terminals plus XGA, SVGA, VGA, and MAC from one industry standard M1-AD input terminal. Automatic image synchronization allows easy tracking, frequency, and position adjustment. The HP digital projector xb31 automatically detects computer signal input and re-sizes images to a full screen, giving users the flexibility they need to switch sources quickly and easily for any presentation. The wireless remote controller with USB mouse function and a laser pointer give you the freedom to move about the room during presentations. Lighter than most laptops, the HP digital projector xb31 gives you the mobility you need to trek from room to room and location to location.

Audio Output

Type:Speaker(s)

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.2in
Height:2.6in/2.7in
Weight:3.5lbs
Width:8.9in

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:1200ANSI lumens/1500ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:1800:1/400:1
Max Image Size:20ft / 244in/25ft / 295in
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:39ft
Min Image Size:2.3ft / 27.6in/2.3ft / 28in/2ft / 23.6in
Min Screen Distance:3.3ft/3.6ft/3.7ft
Type:DLP projector

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Denmark/Ireland / United Kingdom/Italy/United States
Localization:Danish/English/Italian
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:Xb31
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Digital Projector

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:20months
Lamp Type:P-VIP

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty /3 years warranty

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / PAL / SECAM/NTSC 3.58 / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL-B/G / PAL-D / PAL-H / PAL-I / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM / SECAM B/G / SECAM D/K / SECAM K1 / SECAM L/NTSC 3.58 / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM/NTSC 3.58 / NTSC 4.43 / PAL-B/G / PAL-D / PAL-H / PAL-I / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM B/G / SECAM D/K / SECAM K1 / SECAM L
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video/Composite video / RGB / S-Video
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