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Optoma HD8000 1080p DLP Projector

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The image quality is also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the usability. Some have doubts about the black level.

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Optoma HD8000 1080p DLP Projector

 

The projector we received for review, however, was the HD8000. At $3,199, the latter adds ISF day/night modes designed to be used by a custom calibrator and then locked so they cannot be tampered with. Apart from these the two projectors are...

When properly calibrated, the Optoma drew me in with its crisp, punchy images. Can you do better? Yes-for a lot more money. If you're looking for a good buy in a home theater projector, give the HD80 or HD8000 a close look.

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UltimateAVmag.com: Optoma HD8000 1080p DLP Projector

 

The prices on front projectors might not be dropping quite as fast as those on flat panel displays, but they are definitely coming down. And while much of the action is concentrated in the $5,000-$10,000 range, that's still a load of cash for most of...

Punchy, sharp image, Excellent video processing, Good price

So-so black level and contrast ratio, Will not go below 0 IRE (black), No lens shift

s When set up for the best looking, best balanced picture it was capable of, the Optoma's black level and peak contrast ratio were no betterand perhaps a bit worsethan the best single-chip DLPs of three years ago. But those projectors then cost three...

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Optoma HD8000 1080p DLP Projector

 

Optoma knows this. Its new HD80 single-chip DLP design, at $2,699 (with a current replacement lamp cost of $349), slides comfortably into this niche.

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Slightly better than average brightness ; Fairly low price point ; A projector likely to be sold, and even displayed at many local dealers (it's so hard to find anywhere you can see an under $5000 projector, properly set up.) ; Very acceptable black...

Placement flexibility: Limited zoom lens range (1.2:1) ; Placement flexibility: No adjustable lens shift at all ; Out of the Box" color accuracy is not good, but very fixable ; Large lens offset, requires projector well above, or below screen surface -...

This is what Optoma does, they provide a wide range of consistently competent, quality projectors. The HD8000 fits the role perfectly. Get out your checkbook, call your dealer, bring them over to see your room, and get your theater or media center, or...

Product Specifications

The Optoma HD8000 is a true 1080p DLP home theater projector with studio-grade resolution and best all-around high-quality display experience for home theater enthusiasts. The HD8000 delivers higher brightness and provides truer, more vibrant colors to the projected picture, and features unique color processing technologies. With an amazing 10,000:1 contrast ratio, the Optoma HD8000 delivers great color saturation and subtle color details for the best image quality. The Optoma HD8000 features full ISF 3c (Certified Calibration Configuration) set-up and calibration standards from the Imaging Science Foundation to facilitate calibration to the highest industry standards.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:12.2in
Height:4.6in
Weight:9.9lbs
Width:16in

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Color Support:Up to 16.2 million colors
Color Support:Up to 16.2 million colors
HD Image Format:1080p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:1300ANSI lumens/2200ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:10000:1
Max Image Size:25ft / 299in
Max Resolution:1920 x 1080
Max Screen Distance:33ft
Min Image Size:2.6ft / 31.5in
Min Screen Distance:5ft
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Portability:Non-portable
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:DLP projector

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Manufacturer:Optoma Technology
Model:HD8000/HD8000-LV
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Optoma/Optoma Home Theater Series

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:3000hour(s)
Lamp Type:UHP

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / PAL / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video
Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI) / High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
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