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Optoma-pk301.6534528
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Optoma PK301

Optoma PK301 The Optoma PK301 is a pico projector that suppo Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Optoma PK301

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Overall 2
2.0

Wonderful device but breaks after a while

Roberto Frota Decourt, Amazon
18 January 2014
  • Summary: I was a fan of Optoma and I still have 2 regular size projectors working very well. My problem was the Pico, after less than one year of litlle use, suddenly, got white dots invading the image. In a few months it was impossible to use it. Looking for information I saw it happens very often and there is no solution. The price to fix is the same of a new one. I don`t intend to buy Optoma anymore...
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Overall 2
2.0

Very limited life span, black spots, no usable picture

Stempile, Amazon
15 December 2013
  • Summary: After it died I researched more details and found that the DLP engine is prone to failure. I looked into replacing it, it is possible but $80-100 to do so. Black spots start to appear with use and finally the picture is so degrade it is not usable. Very disappointed, I do not recommend.
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Overall 2
2.0

optic went out of order in 1 mo of use

Marina, Amazon
29 May 2013
  • Summary: optic went out of order in 1 mo of use, about four times by two hours each (in four different days)/ The window went spotten with white spots. In the OPTOMA local office theay asked 13 000 rub (about 450 US dollars) to replace the optical system. Though warranty was two years, but they told, that this is valid only for local purchases. Since I have bought it in USA via Amazon.com, they refused to provide me with warranty service.
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Overall 2
2.0

White Spots appear

Dzaariny, Amazon
18 September 2012
  • Summary: DMD chip will not last. After a little use over a year. The project is a dead weight. White pixels appear after its one year warranty. Optoma suggest replacing the DMD chip. Do not buy at all cost.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad color match

Edgar W, Amazon
6 September 2012
  • Summary: After a couple of months the projector does not project true colors, and the color it does show changes with the orientation of the projector. For the money it cost to begin failing after only a few months is very disappointing.
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Overall 2
2.0

Please Do no t buy if you plan on using with I-device

Derrick, Amazon
2 September 2012
  • Summary: Seriously, you have to listen to me. This device (even with all the extra cables and everything else you will buy) will not work with your I-DEVICE !!!!!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Lasted almost four months!

James L. Gemmill "Vidiot", Amazon
14 February 2012
  • Summary: Stay away from this model. I got mine back in late October, 2011 and it hasn't even lasted four months. It turns on long enough to display the Optoma splash screen and then shuts down. I've been using it approximately two~four hours per day, but that can't possibly equal 20,000 hours (unless they're rounding up from roughly 200). I attempted to get service from Optoma but after five days have yet to hear from them.
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Overall 2
2.0

Extremely flaky and unreliable operation

Jerry Bowyer, Amazon
6 December 2010
  • Summary: Ever since we got this projector out of the box we've had nothing but trouble. Just getting it to power on takes about 10 minutes of button pushing and connecting and reconnecting before we can coax it to power up. And sometimes it receives the HDMI signal and sometimes it doesn't. Technical support from Optoma is just about is poor as tech support can be, with nothing better than a web form to fill out, and a promise they will get back to me in 24-48 hours, by e-mail!
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't waste your time

Kevin Brinkley "kbtheseam", Amazon
25 October 2010
  • Summary: THe small factor appealed to me while my brain was telling me it's too good to be true. It was the latter. The picture is so faint, you can hardly see it in a dark room. The focus is terrible. I wish they could make unit this small that worked well but I don't think the technology is there yet.
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUY - dead pixel city

Michael Scappa, Amazon
24 June 2010
  • Summary: Just over a year in, and of course my screen is FULL of dead pixels. The unit is basically unusable. DO NOT BUY. Was fun while it lasted.
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