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Optoma PT105 75 Lumen, LED Playtime Gaming Projector with HDMI

4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

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  • 16:9 widescreen display (854x480 native resolution)
  • Built-in speaker
  • 70 lumen LED light source for excellent brightness and color and a long lifetime of over 20,000 hours
  • Input/output connectors include HDMI, VGA, Composite Video and Audio (Stereo RCA)

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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 19.9 x 19.7 x 8 cm ; 862 g
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 Kg
  • Item model number: PT105
  • ASIN: B005MXK1ZY
  • Date first available at Nov. 14 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #357,575 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
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Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Making PlayTime More Playful

Optoma’s PT105 brings all of the favorite features and affordability of the Optoma PlayTime family with increased brightness and connectivity. Rated at 75 ANSI Lumens, this projector increases brightness by 50 percent over the previous generation and enhances contrast ratio to 1000:1 (Full On/Full Off). The addition of an HDMI connector allows users to readily connect to the broadest possible range of output sources to create a dynamic home theater and gaming experience.


Key Features and Benefits

  • Big-screen and bright display: 16:9 wide screen (854x480 native resolution) and 75 ANSI Lumens
  • Portable at 1.9 pounds
  • Solid sound: A 1.5-Watt built-in speaker
  • Excellent color and a long lifetime: Utilizes LED light source with a lifetime over 20,000 hours
  • Versatile: HDMI, VGA and audio/video inputs connects to variety of sources

The Everyone Projector

The Optoma PT105 is designed for anyone who wants to take their video games and movies with them. This projector is appropriate for a wide variety of purposes and especially attractive to first-time buyers who want an affordable and easy-to-use option. The slim and light design allows you to move this projector from the kids playroom (where the LED design and ease of use let it link readily to gaming systems) to the living room or back yard for a family movie night. For a home office or small business, this projector delivers a simple and cost-effective way to share presentations and slideshows.

The PT105 projects a 60-inch widescreen image onto a wall, screen or ceiling from as little as 10 feet away, connecting readily to a wide range of sources including:

  • Video game consoles, such as Sony PS3, Nintendo Wii and Microsoft XBox
  • Hand-held devices (such as tablets and smart phones)
  • Computers
  • Blu-ray players
  • Cable and satellite receivers
  • Digital still and video cameras
  • VCRs

LED Design Advantage

The PT105’s LED technology delivers low power consumption that is as little as 10 percent of what a 42-inch LCD television uses. The same LED technology provides vivid color, durability and long life that make it attractive to price-sensitive small business and consumer users.

The cost-effective LED light source has an estimated lifetime of more than 20,000 hours (equivalent to using the projector four hours every day for over thirteen years). LED is incredibly cost effective compared to lamp-based projectors.

The LED-based design, with low power usage and the elimination of mercury and other hazardous materials, allows for cool operation which in turn allows for the compact size.

Leading the DLP Market in the Americas

#1 DLP in the Americas

Optoma Technology is the leading manufacturer of Texas Instrument’s DLP projectors in North and South America.  TI’s DLP features multi-color processing to produce accurate and vibrant colors on the screen.

Optoma’s product line offers products designed to meet the needs of any kind of user, from mobile professionals, gamers and home theater enthusiasts including those with large-venue applications. Designed and built to deliver reliability, usability and image quality, Optoma projectors help users get the most out of their digital content, encourage collaboration and communicate clearly and effectively. Optoma projectors are designed to provide the features that you need today and a path to grow into other capabilities as you need them.


Green by Design

#1 DLP in the Americas
  • Are designed to be compact and lightweight, which ensures a reduction in the production of green house gas emissions during transportation.
  • Incorporate an LED lamp lasting 20,000 hours (or 9.6 years of 40 hour per week use) for long life. LEDs produce less heat and consume less power compared to traditional projector lamps for excellent energy savings. LEDs do not contain mercury or other hazardous materials.
  • Optoma uses minimal packaging to create a smaller ecological footprint at disposal. The entire package is recyclable.
  • Comply with RoHS standards by eliminating lead and other hazard materials.

What's in the Box

This package includes the Optoma PT105 projector, power supply and composite RCA cable.


Display Technology DLP Technology by Texas Instruments Resolution Native WVGA (854 x 480)
Brightness (Bright Mode) 75 ANSI Lumens Maximum Resolution XGA (1024 x 768) through VGA; HD (1080p 60Hz) through HDMI
Light Source LED (RGB) Contrast Ratio 1000:1 (Full On/Full Off)
Lamp Life Estimated life of over 20,000 hours Projection Distance 18-to-256-inches
Image Size (Diagonal) 10-to-140-inches Throw Ratio 2.1:1 (Distance/Width)
Audio One 1.5-Watt Speaker Computer Compatibility XGA, SVGA, VGA, PC and Macintosh Compatible
Video Input Compatibility HD (720p, 1080i/p), EDTV (480p), SDTV (480i), NTSC, PAL I/O Connectors HDMI, VGA-In, Composite Video, Audio-In (L/R RCA), DC Input
Dimensions 7.8-by-3.2-by-7.8-inches (197-by-80-by-199-millimeters) Weight 1.9-pounds
Power Consumption 30 Watts (Bright Mode) Warranty 90-Day Limited Parts and Labor


Which Optoma Projector is Right for You?

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Optoma PT105 LED PlayTime 75 Lumens, 1000:1 Portable, Lampless Projector Optoma PT100 PlayTime LED Gaming Projector Optoma PK201 Pico Pocket Projector Optoma PK301 Pico Pocket Projector Optoma ML500 LED 500 Lumens, 3000:1 Mobile PC-Free, Lampless Projector Optoma's GT750E 720p, Short Throw, 3D Projector
Application Home entertainment, gaming and movies Home entertainment, gaming and movies Business presentations and personal media sharing Business presentations and personal media sharing Business presentations and personal media sharing Gaming
Brightness 75 ANSI Lumens 50 ANSI Lumens 20 ANSI Lumens 50 ANSI Lumens with AC power or extended battery pack 20 ANSI Lumens with standard battery 500 ANSI Lumens 3000 ANSI Lumens
Light Source and lamp hours rating Light Emitting Diode (LED)/ 20,000+ hours Light Emitting Diode (LED)/ 20,000+ hours Light Emitting Diode (LED)/ 20,000+ hours Light Emitting Diode (LED)/ 20,000+ hours Light Emitting Diode (LED)/ 20,000+ hours Lamp/3000 to 4000 Hours
Image Size/Quality 10-to-140-inches /1000:1 contrast ratio Up to 100-inches and 800:1 contrast ratio Up to 70-inches diagonal/ 2000:1 contrast ratio Up to 120-inches diagonal/ 2000:1 contrast ratio 17-to-180-inches/ 3000:1 contrast ratio 32.2-to-322.4-inches /3000:1 contrast ratio
Native Resolution WVGA (854 x 480) WVGA (854 x 480) WVGA (854 x 480) WVGA (854 x 480) WXGA (1280 x 800) WXGA (1280 x 800)
Product Dimension/Weight 7.8-by-3.2-by-7.8-inches / 1.9-pounds 7.76-by-3.15-by-7.84-inches / 1.7-pounds 2.4-by-0.7-by-4.6-inches / 5.6-ounces 4.7-by-1.2-by-2.7-inches / 8-ounces 8.7-by-1.7-by-6.7-inches / 2.5-pounds 12.76-by-3.82-by-9.21-inches / 6.6-pounds
Audio One 1.5-Watt Speaker One 1.5-Watt Speaker One 0.5-Watt Speaker One 0.5-Watt speaker One 2-Watt Speaker Two 5-Watt Stereo Speakers


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service after sale was good.

brightness needs improve
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Hours of fun. watching moves and playing games.
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219 of 224 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa4ec9a98) out of 5 stars BEST PROJECTOR IN ITS PRICE RANGE!!!!!!!! March 23 2012
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21 of 24 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa431924c) out of 5 stars An Awesome Deal Dec 10 2011
By Kayla R. Collum - Published on
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Going into this purchase I was not expecting much knowing this was a not a high end HD projector but then again it's a fifth of the cost of a decent hd projector. I have had it just about two weeks and have tested it in a variety of setups. I first connected it to an XBOX 360 using a third party vga cable. There were no issues with ghosting or poor resolution. The only complaint would be that the color of some of the maps on MW3 looked a little dark which I suspect is due to the cheap third party cable used to connect to the projector.
Next I hooked up a PS3 using a 25ft Blue Rigger Hdmi cable purchased here. MW3 looked fantastic with no issues with dark color on the maps which lead me to beleive the problem with the XBOX 360 was the cable and not the projector. I also tested serveral Disney BluRays on the PS3 which looked fantastic as well.
Lastly I connected the projector to a Roku LT also purchased here and it looked fantastic as well streaming Amazon Instant Video and Crackle movies.
As for the other review stating a problem with the focus, I have had none, set it upon start up and it stayed in focus during use. As far as the other reviewer stating it not being HD, the native resolution is not however depending upon the connection it will upconvert the resolution up to 1080P. I suspect the problem with that reviewer was either the cable being used or improper setup of the resolution on the PC.
As a side note I have this projector projecting to a FAVI 72" 16:9 projector screen also purchased here. In conclusion this is a fantastic projector and is in my opinion well worth what it is selling for here on Amazon, I would have been happy if I paid twice as much. If your on the fence and realize this is not a top of the line HD projector, buy it you will not be dissappointed!
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa3fb11d4) out of 5 stars we love it Dec 28 2011
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We bought this, in anticipation of paying for an Amazon prime membership, and streaming movies. I was sad to see that the kindle fire has no ability to hook up to this projector (the fault of the fire, not the projector) but it hooks up to my computer and to my husbands vizio tablet no problem! I was amazed to find that it even hooks up to the little dvd players that we let our younger kids watch their movies on. We already had a projector (with a bulb and very high res) that we use for dvd's and blue rays. But it was so old that it couldn't hook up to the computer.
I am happy to say that this projector is great. We set it on the table about 8 feet from the wall. Doesn't get hot. It's easy to plug in to the computer, and we are more than happy with the picture clarity. My older kids even like to plug their tablets into it and play games on the wall. My 3 and 5 year olds like to plug their little dvd player into it and watch dora ...even during the day! I was surprised that it would have enough brightness to show up? (I don't know that I would be thrilled to watch it during the day, with shades open, but I must say that it was clear enough to watch Dora the Explorer. But, way cool in the minds of my little ones, let me tell you! And no fighting over "who gets to hold the dvd player". It does get a little out of focus periodically, but the kids jump up and fix that!
We do like how portable it is! It doesn't feel as fragile as our older projector. I would never take our other "expensive bulb projector" out of the movie room and into the kitchen for the toddler. NEVER. But, this little optoma seems much less breakable, (heck of a lot lighter, I'll tell you that!)
The speakers work...but not well. But, it does have the ability to plug in speakers. (which we have done, and it works just fine) I'm a bit irritated by the bunch of wires, so am currently waiting for Amazon to send me a wireless "thing of a jig" that will enable us to hear the movie on the pre wired speakers on our living room ceiling :) Dora is about to get loud!
love it. We are very happy with our Optoma.
Great product. Great price.
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa41896fc) out of 5 stars Blown away with this projector Nov. 30 2011
By Joelle - Published on
Only day 2 of using this Optoma PT105 projector and I was impressed--Maybe because I was not expecting too much on a projector that cost less than $200.

The picture, color, and brightness (75LM) is good enough for my taste. The sound from the unit is not bad either being a tiny little speaker. Picture is very clear even at about 14 feet from the wall. Native resolution is 854x480 good enough (Not HD but DVD quality. DVD is 720x480). Simple to use even without reading the manual.

No keystone adjustment (but for this price, I will use a taller stand) & No remote, so you cannot place it on a permanent mounted location.

Over all: I will recommend this product to my friends because of the Optima brand-DLP, the price (black Friday), and good enough performance for a new toy. Now I can do movie night at home with my family, not to mention my son is so exited to use it for his games.

I will do a follow up review after 6 months if I still feel the same.
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa4319210) out of 5 stars Bought with lot of expectations but stopped working within a week !! March 21 2012
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I bought with lot of expectations but the projector stopped working after a week or so !! I'm not sure if this will be covered under the international warranty but i must say that i wasted my money on this product. Till it worked, it was fine and performed as claimed.

I advice you all to refrain buying this product !!

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