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Optoma HD806

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Optoma HD806. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. The price is also appreciated, whereas the size and noise get less positive opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Optoma HD806 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Review Crew (reviewboard.com)

Optoma HD806 Projector Review

 

After the Optoma HD8000 replaced last year's HD80, Optoma created the HD806 for a different segment of projector enthusiasts.  While the projector is still being positioned in their home theater ...

May, 2010

Expert review by : L.A. Audio File (laaudiofile.com)

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Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Mike Flacy (avrev.com)

Optoma HD806 DLP Projector

 

After the Optoma HD8000 replaced last year's HD80, Optoma created the HD806 for a different segment of projector enthusiasts. While the projector is still being positioned in their home theater line, the HD806 excels in more light output than other...

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : David Birch-Jones (avguide.com)

TESTED: Optoma HD806 Projector

 

The Optoma HD806 is a no-nonsense 1080p DLP projector that produces sharp and vivid images, which stop well short of the garish color exaggerations some projectors impose (though you’ll want to back color down a bit to achieve more accurate skin...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by : Anthony Arrigo (projectorreviews.com)

Optoma HD806

 

This Optoma projector has a brighter lamp, and a different color wheel than the other models, with both changes focused on getting out the most lumens, rather than the absolute best picture (in areas like black levels)

Good color accuracy post calibration in best mode ; Brightest "best mode" performance of any home theater projector near its price ; Brighter than average performance in "brightest mode" (although no brighter than "best" mode) ; Dynamic image, with...

Shadow detail performance is decent, but not up a number of other home theater projectors, which reveal more ; Audible noise levels are on the high side (again, though, typical of most DLP projectors) ; While out of the box performance isn't bad, in...

As a family room projector, I expect many owners will pair the HD806 with pull-down or motorized screens, as opposed to the fixed wall screens that usually are only found in more dedicated environments

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : HomeTheaterReview.com (hometheaterreview.com)

Optoma HD 806 1080P 1-Chip DLP Video Projector Reviewed

 

1080P is the latest benchmark resolution everyone wants for his or her home theater and media/gaming room. Achieving that high resolution up on a big screen totally changes the degree of immersion one experiences....

Full 1920 x 1080P HD single-chip DLP light engine offers full resolution of high-definition sources ; Bright rated output of 2,000 ANSI Lumens allows for viewable image, depending on ambient lighting conditions ; ProprietaryOptoma Image AI-II™...

Limited lens offset reduces placement flexibility to only being in line with the screen ; Blacklevel and contrast ratio are only acceptable and do not compete withother more expensive single- or multi-chip DLP projectors designed forcomplete blackout...

When the home theater projectorsfirst arrived in the early 1970s, they were enormous, heavy three-gunCRT-based pieces of furniture. They required a separate curved screenin order to collate enough light to be seen in a normally lit livingroom (about...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Bill Livolsi (projectorcentral.com)

Optoma HD806 Review

 

If you are looking for a bright DLP 1080p projector for casual home video entertainment with a light or two on, the HD806 may be just the right choice.

The Optoma HD806 is an attractive solution for projection in ambient light. We could see it working extremely well in a sports bar environment. In that setting, you want the HD806's bright, vibrant, high definition 1080p picture, and its shortcomings...

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (hometheaterforum.com)

Bright Sharp and Natural image

 

I have not seen a brighter projector for the price, even some more expensive, in the 4000-5000 price range.  1080p movies are beautiful, sharp, even in economy mode.  Bright mode is just spectacular.

Makes you foget you are watching a projector

Reminds you with rainbows once in a while

Jan, 2010

Consumer review (hometheaterforum.com)

Optoma HD806-ISF - DLP projector - 2000 ANSI lumens - 1920 x 1080 - widescreen - High Definition 1080p

 

I have not seen a brighter projector for the price, even some more expensive, in the 4000-5000 price range. 1080p movies are beautiful, sharp, even in economy mode. Bright mode is just spectacular.

Makes you foget you are watching a projector

Reminds you with rainbows once in a while

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