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Optoma HD83

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and value for money. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical opinions about the image quality.

design, usability, value for money, size

image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Optoma HD83 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 27 reviews)

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Optoma HD83 review

 

If you want to get a handle on what makes the Optoma HD83 one of the year's most interesting projectors, all you have to do is take in its price: £2,400. This makes it comfortably more aff ordable than the likes of Panasonic's AT5000 and Sony's...

Good connectivity; plenty of set up options; affordable

Lack of brightness during dark scenes (especially with 3D); missing shadow detail in dark scenes; limited vertical shift

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Optoma ThemeScene HD83

 

With its aggressive price and specification, is Optoma's HD83 3D projection's new mass-market champion?

Minimal crosstalk with 3D ; 3D glasses work very effectively ; Bright pictures look excellent

Problems showing shadow detail ; Not as much vertical shift as we’d have liked ; 3D transmitter cable too short

The projector is also reckoned to only produce 22dB of running noise - though it should be stressed that this figure applies to the projector in its ‘Standard’ mode only, where the lamp is running at a reduced brightness level. The running volume...

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Optoma HD83

 

Competitively priced, with bright, vivid pictures, but performance not the best

Solid build and styling; bright, colourful images

Lacks absolute detail; black levels could be better

Some image gripes That said, we do have slight gripes with the image generally. The HD83 struggles to uncover detail in the darkest scenes, while overall detail levels can't match the competition even allowing for the jump in price.

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