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Optoma PK301
7.4 out of 10

Optoma PK301

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Reviews and Problems with Optoma PK301

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Overall 4
4.0

Was Good While It Lasted

RDC1, Amazon
25 January 2014
  • Summary: Got hot during use. Sometimes cut off during use. Sometimes malfunctioned image projection during use. Was still good enough to have until it just quit working. Image quality and sharpness were surprisingly good. Shortly before return-period would have expired, it died and I returned it.
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Overall 4
4.0

Cheap construction doesn't support a lot of videos

Jake Randall, Amazon
24 September 2013
  • Summary: I actually like the projector and it does what I expected but when inserting a micro USB into its slot the USB won't click into place. It did the first time but the second time it was already broken. Also I spent 4 hours learning how to convert my videos to a format that would be recognized.
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Overall 4
4.0

DMD chip will go bad after 1 year

Brian "Brian", Amazon
28 September 2012
  • Summary: The DMD processor chip will go bad after about 1 year of use. This has happened to everyone that I know who owns this projector. It is great until then, but be prepared to replace the unit every 1-2 years since there is no fix for this problem if it is not under warranty.
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointing

Laura, Amazon
11 September 2012
  • Summary: I bought this projector for business purposes after reading stellar reviews. While very portable, the quality is poor, and it is not very level. I would recommend looking elsewhere for a top quality projector, as this one is simply not worth the money.
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Overall 4
4.0

So far-average with a few issues I'm trying to figure out

DJ, Amazon
15 August 2012
  • Summary: So far, it's not what I expected, but it could be that I just haven't figured it all out yet. Early Impressions: Brightness is decent as advertised. A large conference room is about as large as you want to go, and you'll need to dim the lights. Pro: Good picture.
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Overall 4
4.0

Cool but not quite ready for prime time

Michael I., Amazon
19 April 2012
  • Summary: Purchased one of these for use when travelling, primarily for sharing powerpoint and screens with small working groups. While the form factor is fantastic for stowing in your carry-on, the presentation capabilities leave a lot to be desired.
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Overall 4
4.0

To hot, not bright enough, choppy.

alioninsheepsclothing, Amazon
10 March 2012
  • Summary: The Optoma PK301 gets VERY hot. I just got it and I'm pretty sure it's gonna fry its insides pretty quick. I've tried to watch a movie through it's micro SD port but it's very choppy. As has been said, the sound is not worth having on. And it's not very bright either.
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Overall 4
4.0

Nice product. TERRIBLE SERVICE and SUPPORT.

Pasky Pascual, Amazon
22 February 2012
  • Summary: I wanted to give this product a good review. I like the convenience and efficiency of a projector in such a small package. However, after only a few months of use, the HDMI mini-port on my projector ceased operating. I was initially impressed by the responsiveness of technical support.
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor Image Quality

R. Schildgen, Amazon
24 September 2010
  • Summary: I ordered this to use as a projector thats easy to transport as I offer training classes/presentations which have me in different hotel conference rooms and other odd locations. The projector is small and compact but it is not nearly as bright as advertised, unless you have the lights off in the...
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Overall 4
4.0

Low resolution, very dim

Kenneth J Hughes, Amazon
20 September 2010
  • Summary: I ordered this and promptly returned it after having it for only a couple of days. The light source is not bright enough. The room must be completely dark to be able to see it the projected image. Also, note the native resolution; 854 X 480 while the specs mention a maximum of 1280 X 800.
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