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Optoma-ml500.33155699
8.7 out of 10

Optoma ML500

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Reviews and Problems with Optoma ML500

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Overall 4
4.0

very dim

JudyS, Amazon
19 November 2013
  • Summary: Not bright enough. Bought this to replace an older projector that was on the fritz, but returned it. We'll take our chances on the old one until we can find a better one than this.
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Overall 4
4.0

HDMI source connection is dropped, great otherwise

TunaMan "Engineer Nerd", Amazon
23 June 2013
  • Summary: I've been looking for a new TV for 2 yrs. The normal TV sets never reached the price I was willing to pay for the size desired. More of my friends were talking about their amazing projectors, but they'd spent $2000 to setup home theatre systems into multi-purpose rooms and months of renovations to make it work well. My budget wasn't that high. The decision was made to avoid projectors that needed a lamp replaced every 3-4 yrs and we didn't want 3D anything.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good for business travel, not home theatre

moxbox, Amazon
28 December 2012
  • Summary: Like so many others, I really wanted to like this projector. It was intended for TV/DVD/streaming videwo purposes, but I'm not a videophile. My requirements were HDMI, XGA (minimimum), and quiet. LED was attractive for that reason and this projector seemed to promise good resolution, though some of the reviews suggested otherwise. So here's why I'm taking it back: 1. There's no manual or digital zoom to adjust the size of the picture.
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Overall 4
4.0

Am I just unlucky or is there a flaw in this product?

Daniel Luu, Amazon
4 December 2012
  • Summary: I have had a horrible experience with the HDMI input on this projector. The first projector I got, my HDMI signal would drop about once every hour, where the screen would go black and it would start searching for signals. I thought it could be my computer or cable since my cable is 25ft. When I went back to my parent's for thanksgiving, I tried their 6ft HDMI and laptop, but same issue occurred. I got an exchange for a second projector.
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Overall 4
4.0

I really wanted to like this

E. Maghanoy "Mister ME", Amazon
29 July 2012
  • Summary: Positive: 1. Super bright even during day time. 2. supposedly long lamp life. Negatives: 1. I could not get this to read a USB connected hard drive; however, I never tried a thumb drive. 2. Worked terribly with my HTPC, primary source of media entertainment; kept going into search mode every few minutes. 3. No zoom; placement is dependent on size and type of screen. 4.
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Overall 4
4.0

good while it lasted

D Harwood, Amazon
28 July 2014
  • Summary: Well. we have had the device just a little under 2 years and the projected image has just started to fade 2 weeks ago... We can still see, but it is so much darker..Anyone encountered the same issue?! Now, not under warranty anymore, i am hesitant as to send it to the company for an estimate that will cost at least 120$ plus any fees if parts needs changing...well crossed..
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