Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Optoma HD26 review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma GT1080Darbee
vs
Optoma HD26

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Optoma HD26 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.6.

Advantages Optoma GT1080Darbee over Optoma HD26

  • Bigger projection screen size: 45-303 inch vs 37-307 inch

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Optoma GT1080Darbee

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 3000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 30 dB

Common features and specifications

  • Equal power consumption: 262 W
  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 5000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma GT1080Darbee
6.6
Optoma HD26
6.6
6
6
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Common

Product

Optoma GT1080Darbee
Optoma HD26

Model

GT1080Darbee
HD26

Brand

Optoma
Optoma

Reviews

536
693

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

45-303
37-307

Projection distance, m/ft

0.5 - 3.5/1.6 - 11
1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
3200

Contrast ratio

28000:1
23000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1073.4 million
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

30
26

Power consumption, W

262
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

195
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

8000
6500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.8
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

7.42
21.9 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
45/113

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

22.3 x 10.1 x 31.5/12.3 x 3.5 x 8.8
31 x 10 x 22/12.2 x 3.9 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
2.5/4.4
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Optoma HD26
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Optoma HD26

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.6
  • 6.6Optoma GT1080Darbee
  • 6.6Optoma HD26

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