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Optoma GameTime 750 DLP Projector Review (Electronics)

Posted by Christophor Rick (TheSuperGuido), 85 days ago

I saw the Optoma GameTime 750 DLP Projector when I was at E3 and it was pretty cool. They were playing Killzone 3, in 3D and I was amazed at how clear it was when playing. Now I’ve got one here in the office and I was so pleased with its performance, I bought it from Optoma.

the optoma gametime 750 dlp projector

The Optoma GameTime 750 runs for around $799.99 and considering the price of some other projectors out there that don’t perform as well. For under $1,000 Optoma gives you a full HD projector with 3,000 lumens in brightness and 3D capability. The bulb is said to last from 3,000 to 4,000 hours (8 hours a day for a year or roughly two hours a day for around five years). Replacement bulbs run in the $250-300 range.

Optoma GameTime 750 Features and Tech Specs

  •     DLP Link 120Hz 3D-capable display technology, or RF 3D technology options
  •     Powerful audio – built-in 10-watt speaker system
  •     Decodes all HDMI 1.4a mandatory 3D format and SBS format commonly used by Blu-ray 3D players, game consoles and set-top boxes


Display Technology     0.65” DC3 DMD DLP Technology by Texas Instruments
Resolution     Native WXGA (1280 x 800), 2D 720p, 3D
Maximum Resolution     VGA: UXGA (1600 x 1200), HDMI: 1080p (output up to 720p only)
Brightness     3000 ANSI Lumens
Contrast Ratio     3000:1 (Full On/Full Off)
Lamp Life and Type     4000/3000 Hours (STD/Bright) 230W P-VIP
Throw Ratio     0.72:1 (Distance/Width)
Image Size (Diagonal)     32.2" to 322.4" (0.82 to 8.19m)
Remote Control     IR Remote
Aspect Ratio     16:10 Native, 16:9, 4:3 Compatible
Keystone Correction     ± 15º Vertical
Audio     10W Stereo Speakers
Horizontal Scan Rate     15 to 91 KHz
Vertical Refresh Rate     24 to 85, 120 Hz
Displayable Colors     1.07 Billion
Uniformity     85%
Computer Compatibility     HD, UXGA, SXGA+, WXGA, SXGA, XGA, SVGA, VGA Resized, VESA, PC and Macintosh Compatible
Video File Compatibility     NTSC, PAL, SECAM, SDTV (480i), EDTV (480p), HDTV (720p, 1080i/p), 3D HDTV (720p, 1080p) (output up to 720p)
Power Consumption     310 Watts (Bright), 255 Watts (STD) < 0.5 Watt (Standby)
Projection Lens     F=2.55, f=10.19 mm
Projection Distance     1.64" to 16.4"(0.5m to 5m)
Projection Method     Front or Rear Projection, Ceiling Mount, Table Top
User Controls     Complete On-Screen Menu Adjustments in 20 Languages
Security     Kensington® Lock, Security Bar and Keypad Lock
I/O Connectors     Two HDMI, VGA-In, S-video, Composite Video, Stereo RCA Audio-In, Stereo Audio-out, VESA 3D port & RS-232
Dimensions (W x H x D)     12.76" x 3.82" x 9.21" (324 x 97 x 234 mm)
Weight     6.6 lbs (3.kg)
Noise Level     28dB/30dB
Operating Temperature     41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C), 80% Max Humidity
Power Supply     AC Input 100-240V, 50-60Hz, Auto-Switching
Warranty     1-Year Limited Parts and Labor, 90-Day Lamp
UPC     796435 41 7437
Standard Accessories     AC Power Cord, Backpack, VGA to Component Adapter, Remote Control, Batteries for Remote, Lens Cap, CD-ROM User’s Manual, Quick Start Card, Multilingual Warranty Card, RF Emitter
Optional Accessories     Carrying Case, Ceiling Mount, VGA Cable, Composite Cable, S-Video Cable and Pomaview Series Screens, DLP 3D Glasses, 3D-RF Glasses

 Our Rating for Optoma GameTime 750 DLP Projector Review (Electronics)
8.5
Feel
This category is more for gaming hardware so we will call it aesthetics. The low weight and size along with the shiny black finish mean it will fit into almost any home. While you might have to find a way to fit it into your system, when you do, you will be extremely pleased. The 3D glasses could really use some design aesthetics and some comfortable pads for the nose and ears.
10.0
Usability
As I said in the review, no matter if it is 2D or 3D, gaming, or film, this projector can do it all and do it quite well. I have yet to find a single thing that I donít like about the picture it produces and with the good range of inputs, it handles all the electronics I have got.
9.0
Value
Again, it is under $1,000 and that is amazing. With full 720p and 3D I cannot understand how they managed it. If you spend the extra money on a screen it will really shine. Unfortunately, itís not full 1080p output, as 720p is max output resolution.
9.0
Overall
If you are a hardcore gamer and want to game big in 2D and 3D with full 720p HD quality output, then this is the piece of tech that you need, hands down, bar none. Plus you can make a projector screen for under $100 so all told, $900 and you will not regret it. Start saving now!

Rating: 5.0, votes: 1
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