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Optoma HD72i

Optoma HD72i
alaScore 83

7 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Optoma HD72i. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability. The image quality is also appreciated.

price, image quality, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Optoma HD72i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : staff (

Optoma Themescene HD72i review


Great results, flimsy looks

Great value ; Ease of use ; Good picture quality

Poor finish

The design leaves a lot to be desired, but performance and value are up there with the best

Mar, 2007

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Optoma Themescene HD72i


Despite being one of the cheapest HD Ready projectors in town (along with the InFocus IN76), the build quality of the Optoma Themescene doesn't bode well. The finish is flimsy and lightweight, while the zoom and focus rings feel loose and cheap

Great value, Ease of use, Good picture quality

Poor finish

The design leaves a lot to be desired, but performance and value are up there with the best

Mar, 2007

Expert review by : Richard Arrowsmith (

Optoma Themescene HD72i


Unlike the other projectors in this test, the Themescene HD72i uses a high-definition chipset with a native 16:10 aspect ratio. This latest technology claims to bring benefits to video performance and you can still play typical 16:9 content without...

Competitively priced, advanced specification, complete connectivity, detailed performance

Lightweight build quality, complicated set up, HD motion rendering

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : 411Team Specialist (

Optoma HD72 Projector Review


Picture quality on this projector is excellent and there is no doubt about it. The HD72 looks very clique as it does look a bit different than most standard projectors, especially the button placement on top of the projector and the silver bezel on the...

If you can handle the installation obstacles, then this is a great projector in this price range. The main key feature about this projector is the picture quality and DLP techonology backing it up. When compared to a Sanyo PLV-Z4. This projector has it...

Apr, 2006

Product Specifications

You love big pictures but know it is all in the detail. With the HD72i you see detail you have never seen before in your favorite film. Detail that captivates and enthralls. The attention to detail Optoma takes in crafting the finest blend of ThemeScene digital projection technology, enhanced by Faroudja DCDi signal processing and rendered with ThemeScene True Vivid color reproduction. The HD72i delivers a spine-tingling filmatic experience. Sleek styling, intuitive operation, and whisper-quiet running increase the formidable allure of the HD72i for those who desire the finest High Definition filmatic experience.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:WXGA
HD Image Format:720p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:1300ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:5000:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 768
Max Screen Distance:12.2m
Min Image Size:0.92m / 92cm
Min Screen Distance:1.5m
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:DLP Projector


Manufacturer:Optoma Technology
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Optoma

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:3000hour(s)
Bulb type:VIP

Service & Support

Type:6 months warranty

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / PAL / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video