Optoma HD29Darbee vs ViewSonic M1 review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma HD29Darbee
vs
ViewSonic M1

It makes sense comparing Optoma HD29Darbee vs ViewSonic M1 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HD29Darbee has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 5.3 for M1.

Advantages Optoma HD29Darbee over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 250 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 32 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over Optoma HD29Darbee

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 264 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 5000 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD29Darbee
7
ViewSonic M1
5.3
6
4
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Common

Product

Optoma HD29Darbee
ViewSonic M1

Model

HD29Darbee
M1

Brand

Optoma
ViewSonic

Reviews

342
1115

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
854 x 480

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
WVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
24-100

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 10.8/3.2 - 32.8
0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
250

Contrast ratio

30000:1
120000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.1:1 - 1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
32

Power consumption, W

264
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
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
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
6

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

21.09.2024

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 9.6 x 23.1/11.7 x 3.8 x 9.1
14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
0.69/1.52
Optoma HD29Darbee
ViewSonic M1
Optoma HD29Darbee
ViewSonic M1

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 5.3
  • 7Optoma HD29Darbee
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1

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