Optoma HD26 3200 Lumen DLP Home Theater Projector Review

Our Rating

8 Quality

7 Value

7 Ease of Use


Optoma HD26 full 3D 1080P 3200 lumen DLP home theater projector is one of the latest digital home theaters projectors in the market today. It measures 4.0×12.4×8.8 inches in three dimension and weighs approximately 5.5 lbs. It has a brightness levels of up to 3200 lumens and maximum power of up to 262 watts.

The contrast ratio of this home theater projector is 25,000:1 with several customizable brightness settings that allows the user to adjust in order to suit their viewing environment.


Optoma HD26 3200 Lumen DLP Home Theater Projector Review

In higher vibrant modes, HD26 can be optimized to view 2D images and 3D content material provided the room has great ambient light. It can also be integrated with other external devices such as Xbox, PS3, PS4, Blu ray 3D player and other gaming consoles via the HDMI port.

It’s available in white colour and the projector’s box contains a lens cap, a remote control, a multilingual CD-Rom, an AC cord, remote batteries, the user’ manual, a quick start card and the HD26 projector.


Optoma HD26 3200 Lumen DLP Home Theater Projector
Features and Specifications

In order to perform its functions, the HD 26 projector has the following features:

Native resolution: The HD26 projector has a native resolution of 1920×1080 (WUXGA) for quality bright images.

Video Modes: This projector has the ability to play different video modes. It can play 720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 480p and 480i. This gives the user freedom to select the mode they prefer in watching videos.

3D VESA sync port: This port makes it possible for RF 3D compatibility.

Dynamic black: This gives more depth to the image by adjusting the lamp output which is based on the brightness information of each frame. Bright scenes tend to appear crisp and clear while dark scenes remain with exceptional light and shade details.

Lamp Life: The projector has two types of lamp lives; the full power and the eco –mode. The former lasts up to 5,000 hours while the latter may last up to 6,500 hours. In order to increase the lamp life, users may set the brightness at lower levels.

Full HD 1080P resolution: This gives out magnificent and quality color production for videos. It makes videos sharper and reveals each detail of the videos to the user with ease.

MHL enabled HDMI 1/HDMI 2 Port: This enables viewing of movies, web content and games from the user’s tablet, phone, laptop and other devices as long as the devices have a HDMI port.

Full 3D compatibility: Optoma HD26 projector can display true 3D content from different sources such as Blu ray players, 3D broadcasting and other latest generation game consoles. It also has a 144 Hz rapid refresh rate that provides ultra smooth flicker images.

12 Volt jack: This is meant for motorized screen automation.

Optoma HD26


Pros and Cons of HD26 Projector


The projector has the following merits:

Great Image Quality and Outstanding Readability: The projector’s adjustable brightness and contrast ratio produces high quality videos and images. It also makes it easy to read texts and charts because of the deep blacks and crisp white features.

Easy Of Use: The HD 26 projector is easy to set up and the menu navigation is easy. The remote control also makes it simple to control brightness, contrast, keystone etc.

Flexibility: The projector can be used with other external devices via the HDMI connectivity, MHL compatibility and full 3D compatibility. This enables the user to display images and videos on a big screen with ease.




The only con associated with the projector is the loud fan.




The Optoma HD projector is one of the modern projectors in the market. They have what it takes to be ranked among the best. The different features and their uses enable users to enjoy the different uses of the projector with ease and hence it’s highly recommended.

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