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Optoma HD142X Projector

Last updated: January 7, 2019


We looked at the top Home Theatre Projectors and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Home Theatre Projector you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 11 expert reviews, the Optoma HD142X Projector placed 0th when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Optoma HD142X is a dynamic and cost-effective 1080p Home Theater Projector packed with an array of features including 3000 lumens, 1920 x 1080 FullHD Resolution, 1.1x Zoom, sRGB support, and 23,000:1 contrast ratio. The HD142X is the perfect Home Theater Projector for watching Blu-ray movies on movie night or Games of Thrones on a Sunday Evening. The 8000-hour lamp life leads to extended hours of viewing with limited need for maintenance and a lower overall cost-of-use without sacrificing outstanding picture quality. The HD142X is a great projector for gaming platforms including Xbox One, PS4, and your Personal Computer. The advance optical lens, crisp 1080p graphics and deep blacks produce detailed and vivid graphics and textures. sRGB color profile enables rich accurate color, based on the primaries of Rec.709 HDTV specification when used with a PC, Mac, or any sRGB compatible source. It features the latest and greatest digital media interface with support for MHL v1.2-enabled HDMI ports and is compatible with MHL devices such as Optoma’s HDCast Pro, Roku Streaming Stick and Smart Phones which connect directly to the projector to playback music and video, view pictures and even share web pages and other user generated digital media content.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Decent image quality, full HD
The Optoma HD142X has very good overall image quality with full-HD resolution, solid contrast and accurate color. It's one of the least expensive projectors available for this level of quality.
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Contrast and shadow detail. Quiet operation. Long lamp life. Audio output
Budget-conscious buyers who want a beautiful HD picture at the lowest possible price.

What reviewers didn't like

Weak zoom, not very bright
Somewhat lighter black levels and less-accurate color than some more-expensive competitors; no analog video inputs.
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Basic mono speaker. Rainbow effect. Uninspired design. Rudimentary remote control
It lacks the automatic setup features of higher-tiered projectors.
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