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Optoma GT720 DLP Projector Review

On the whole, it's a good projector, but if you're serious about gaming we'd recommend looking for something with a 720p or 1080p native resolution.

December 09, 2010
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Brightness 2500 Lumens
Contrast Ratio 3000:1
Weight 6.5 lbs.
Video Mode Cinema
Video Mode 3D
Video Mode Presentation
Video Mode User
Video Mode Classroom
Video Mode Bright
Video Mode Blackboard
Video Mode Game
Display Technology DLP
HD Yes
3D Yes
Resolution Value
  • 16:10
Calibration Setting Sharpness
Calibration Setting Contrast
Calibration Setting Brightness
Calibration Setting Mode
Calibration Default 48
Calibration Default 47
Calibration Default 16
Calibration Calibrated Cinema
Calibration Calibrated 44
Calibration Calibrated 47
Calibration Calibrated 0
Video Mode - What It Does Good color and brightness from PC input
Video Mode - What It Does Maximum brightness from PC input
Video Mode - What It Does For home theater
Video Mode - What It Does For game mode
Video Mode - What It Does This mode should be selected to achieve optimum color settings when projecting onto a blackboard (green)
Video Mode - What It Does This mode is recommended for projecting in a classroom
Video Mode - What It Does User's settings
Video Mode - What It Does The initial default setting of this mode is DLP-Link. Any further adjustments by the user in 3D will be saved in this mode for further use
Power Consumption Mode Bright
Power Consumption Mode Cinema
Power Consumption Mode Game
Power Consumption Mode Game (Std lamp)
Power Consumption Average Watts 230
Power Consumption Average Watts 229
Power Consumption Average Watts 229
Power Consumption Average Watts 210
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 443.91
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 44.72
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 44.72
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 41.01
HDMI 1
Component 0
Composite 1
S-Video 1
VGA 1
Analog Audio In 1
Digital Audio Out 0
Analog Audio Out 1
Ethernet 0
WiFi 0
USB 0
Memory Card 0
DLNA No
Other RS-232C, Analog audio output
Throw Distance Wide Angle 64 inches 53
Throw Distance Wide Angle 80 inches 67
Throw Distance Wide Angle 100 inches 83
Throw Distance Wide Angle 120 inches 100
Throw Distance Wide Angle 140 inches 117
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 64 inches 53
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 80 inches 67
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 100 inches 83
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 120 inches 100
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 140 inches 117
Screen Brightness 64-inch Projector Lux Level 2424
Screen Brightness 64-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 64-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 64-inch Moderate Yes
Screen Brightness 64-inch Bright Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Projector Lux Level 1551
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Moderate Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Bright Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Projector Lux Level 993
Screen Brightness 100-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Moderate Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 120-inch Projector Lux Level 689
Screen Brightness 120-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 120-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 120-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Projector Lux Level 507
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 140-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Bright No
Color Gamut D65 u' measured 0.1986
Color Gamut D65 v' measured 0.4682
Color Gamut D65 Error 0.000806226
Portable Type Yes
Home Theater Type Yes
Internet Ready Unknown
General Type
  • Portable
  • Home Theater
Screen Brightness 120-inch Bright No
Brand Name (Optoma)
Manufacturer Name Optoma
Manual Url http://marketing.optomausa.com/PDFs/usermanuals/Optoma_GT720_UM.pdf
Manual Text Optoma GT720 User Manual
Manufacturer Url http://www.optomausa.com/Product_detail.asp?product_id=479#
Resolution WXGA 1280 x 800 (16:10)
Color Gamut Red u' measured 0.4218
Color Gamut Red v' measured 0.5293
Color Gamut Red Error 0.029600169
Color Gamut Green u' measured 0.1531
Color Gamut Green v' measured 0.5535
Color Gamut Green Error 0.029506101
Color Gamut Blue u' measured 0.1538
Color Gamut Blue v' measured 0.217
Color Gamut Blue Error 0.062923525
Calibration Default Presentation

Sections

  1. Tour & Design
  2. Blacks & Whites
  3. Color Accuracy
  4. Motion
  5. 3D
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity & Media
  10. Power, Noise & Heat
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  14. Conclusion
  15. Specs and Ratings
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