Monday, 20 July 2009
After the Optoma HD8000 replaced last year’s HD80, Optoma created the HD806 for a different segment of projector enthusiasts. While the projector is still being positioned in their home theater line, the HD806 excels in more light output than other projectors in the Optoma line. According to the specs, the Optoma HD806 has a maximum of 2,000 lumens, but contrast and color saturation are somewhat reduced. The HD806 is nearly completely white with silver trim for the lens. The lens is mounted on the left side of the projector, which pushes out beyond the sloped front. The manual zoom correction is inset at the back of lens and the remote control sensor is mounted just to the right of the lens. The top of the unit displays the control panel including the power, menu, directional and enter buttons. These buttons ...