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Optoma HD82

Optoma HD82
alaScore 91

18 reviews

Feb, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Optoma HD82. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but the noise and size get negative comments. There are some mixed comments about the image quality.

usability, price

size, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Optoma HD82 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Optoma ThemeScene HD82


Optoma's latest cinema projector has been a long time coming. Has it been worth the wait?

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Jamie Carter (

Optoma ThemeScene HD82 projector


Now for some years DLP technology - which is what the HD82 uses - has been considered more cinematic and colourful. LCD projectors have caught up considerably, and to some eyes, crucially, because there's always been one reason why DLP will never...

Smooth pictures, no "rainbow effect", easy set-up, great build quality, high detail

Heavy, too big for occasional use, works best in blackout

While its size makes it unsuitable as an occasional projector, this otherwise carefully thought out and versatile single-chip DLP projector should have wide appeal among home cinema nuts. With impressive smoothness, high detail and the banishing of the...

May, 2009

Expert review by : Chris Jenkins (

Optoma ThemeScene HD82 review


Optoma aims for the projector crown, is its claim of a 'paradigm shift' just a load of marketing twaddle?

Good blacks levels ; Impressive colour performance ; Easy to set up

Some dynamic iris noise ; Some DLP rainbow effect

It's not perfect, but then what is? This Optoma is still a damn fine projector

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Katie Scott (

Optoma HD82 projector


At some point in the near future, I will be found sobbing like a baby as a horrified courier tries to ply the Optoma HD82 from my shaking hands. This is a marvellous machine for home cinema enthusiasts and newbies alike. It has a hefty price tag of...

The images were near perfect right from the box, and if any tweeking was needed, it was easy

At 8.4kg, getting it into a ceiling mount is a bit of a mission, so you'll have to call on friends, who will then inevitably want to see it in action and then eat all of your popcorn

Sep, 2009

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Optoma HD82


The Optoma HD82 is a full-HD DLP projector that throws out sharp 1080p images at a 16:9 aspect ratio. It has a contrast ratio of 20,000:1 and an ANSI contrast of 680:1, a brightness of 1,300 lumens and a 22dB noise output. It has two HDMI inputs,...

The closest you'll come to turning your lounge into a cinema. All you have to do now is trample some popcorn into the floor and you're there. Optoma HD82 is tagged with Optoma HD82, Optoma, HD82 and projector. Select a tag (Optoma HD82, for example) to...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : electricpig (

Optoma HD82 projector review


Yes it's pricey at just under £2500 but the HD82 delivers cinema quality film viewing

The quality, the depth of image and the ease of use

Giving it back

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : avforums (

Optoma Themescene HD82 Full HD DLP Projector


It seems like it's been a long time since we last tested a mid range DLP projector with most developments in the last 6 months featuring SXRD, DILA or LCD technology. So itÂ's refreshing to finally get our hands on a newly designed and launched DLP...


Jul, 2009

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Optoma Themescene HD82 DLP Projector Review


Phil Hinton examines the new mid range DLP projector from Optoma, and is surprised at the results.

Expert review by : Chris Eberle (

Optoma HD8200 Single-chip 1080p DLP Projector


It seems every year projector prices fall a little more. The $4999 Optoma HD8200 single-chip DLP 1080p projector offers features and image quality that would have cost you over $10,000 just a few years ago. Though it has some stiff competition from JVC...

I really enjoyed my time with the HD8200. Its image quality was quite good and it was a pleasure to calibrate. At a price of $4999, I think it compares very favorably with the competition. As long as you plan your installation around an inverted...

Feb, 2010

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Expert Review


A brilliant home cinema projector that offers visuals to die for. Its US $5000 cost is also quite digestible considering its brilliant 300-inch capabilities.

Jun, 2009

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