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UHD40

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True to life detail - 4K Ultra HD projector

Immerse yourself in a world of Ultra HD. The UHD40 delivers the ultimate in home entertainment with impressive 4K cinema quality images. TV, gaming and movie fans can now enjoy excellent colour depth, crystal clear detail, and sparkling contrast for a stunningly immersive experience.

Packed with the latest technology and features, this stylish projector boasts High Dynamic Range (HDR) compatibility, HDCP 2.2 support and includes an stereo speaker that provides great audio. Perfect for enjoying life-like big-screen entertainment in any living space.

Features

4K UHD resolution and HDR compatible
Amazing colour - accurate Rec.709 colours, 2400 ANSI lumens
Easy connectivity - HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, S/PDIF, 2x 5W speakers
Easy installation - vertical lens shift

4K UHD Resolution

With over eight million pixels, Ultra HD 4K resolution brings four times more detail than Full HD, to deliver sharper, life-like images and richer colours - allowing you to sit closer to the screen and enjoy a more immersive experience.

4K UHD Resolution
HDR compatible

HDR compatible

Capable of receiving and displaying HDR meta data, Optoma HDR compatible projectors allow you to see far more detail and texture. Objects look more solid and life like and the extra detail creates a greater sense of depth. It’s like looking through a window.

Amazing colours

Amazing colours

Watch your movies, TV shows and play games with stunning colours in any environment. Optoma projectors provide reliable performance suitable for any content and environment. Our home projectors are capable of reproducing the Rec.709 colour gamut, the international HDTV standard to guarantee accurate reproduction of cinematic colour exactly as the director intended. Or more saturated colours for a punchy looking image, great for gaming and animated movies.

Vertical Lens Shift

Simplify installation with vertical lens shift, which provides a wider range of projector placement possibilities. This makes it easier to position the projector in your room and enables a wider range of screen size options.

Vertical Lens Shift

Colour Management System (CMS)

Display accurate lifelike colours to best match your viewing environment. This unique feature provides you with the flexibility to fine-tune the colour settings for optimal precision.

Colour Management System (CMS)
ISF modes

ISF modes

This feature allows you to save your calibrated day and night mode settings for the highest possible viewing experience.

24p

24p

Most movies are shot at 24 frames per second (fps). To preserve the purity of the original image, Optoma projectors can accept high definition sources at 24 fps to display movies exactly as the director intended.

USB-Power

USB-Power

Use the USB-A port to power an HDMI dongle, such as Google Chromecast.

Integrated speaker

Integrated speaker

Complete your home entertainment experience with the convenience of a powerful built-in speaker for exceptional sound quality and an easy set up without the need for costly external speakers.

Accessories

Carry bag L
Carry bag L
OCM815B
OCM815B
OCM815W
OCM815W
OCM818B-RU
OCM818B-RU
OCM818W-RU
OCM818W-RU

Reviews

Expert reviews

Home Cinema Choice
Home Cinema Choice
May 2018

"As hoped for, the UHD40 delivers excellent levels of detail and sharpness with my Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 4K Blu-ray."

"Motion looks impressively natural too suffering minimal judder and no significant blurring even during the high octane helicopter chase sequence."

In summary for its group test, Home Cinema Choice awards UHD40 the group winner:

"Sneaking into first place by a nose is the pricier Optoma UHD40. Its extra setup flexibility is a major draw amidst these relatively casual projectors. Most importantly, its extreme sharpness and uniquely high brightness help it to unearth that little bit more what the 4K HDR format is all about."

 

What HiFi
What HiFi
May 2018

The Optoma UHD40 is a projector that brings top-tier technology to a lower price bracket – and implements it very well indeed. It’s no understatement to say that rival manufacturers are going to have a hard time trumping this performance.

Colours are vivid, yet realistic; there’s lashings of detail; and motion remains silky smooth. There’s no other way to say it: the Optoma UHD40 is a simply outstanding budget projector.

Five stars

Trusted Reviews
Trusted Reviews
April 2018

So rich in detail, texture and clarity are the UHD40’s pictures that it’s almost impossible to reconcile them with the projector’s £1599 price. The UHD40 delivers this remarkable detail without exaggerating grain or causing stressy edges, either.

The UHD40 also manages to deliver a greater brightness lift with HDR sources than I’d have expected from such an affordable projector.

There’s no blockiness, striping or blotching with HDR colours – even over the skin tones or skyscapes that commonly cause striping issues with HDR TVs.

For much of my time with the UHD40 I had to keep pinching myself to be sure I wasn’t dreaming that such a cheap projector could look so good.

T3
T3
April 2018

A UHD projector for well under £1,500, the UHD40 from Optoma is a cracking deal. It's pretty easy to setup, thanks to vertical lens shift, decent zoom range and acceptably versatile short throw lens, and the images it produces are a good notch above an HD projector of comparable price.

Naturally, you do get what you pay for to an extent, and this has nothing like the sheen of more expensive UHD projectors, while the HDR, while nice to have, doesn't pop like it does on the best 4K tellies and projectors.

However, for the price, and with viewing modes to suit most occasions, the Optoma UHD40 is a steal.

Specification

Display/image

Display technology
DLP
Resolution
UHD (3840x2160)
Brightness
2,400 lumens
Contrast ratio
500,000:1
Native aspect ratio
16:9
Aspect ratio - compatible
4:3
Keystone correction - vertical
40
Horizontal scan rate
31 ~ 135Khz
Vertical scan rate
24 ~ 120Hz
Uniformity
75%
Screen size
0.87m - 7.68m (34.1in - 302.4in)

Lamp info

Light source
Lamp
Lamp watts
240
Lamp life (hours)
4000 (Bright), 15000 (Dynamic), 10000 (Eco)

Optical

Throw ratio
1.21:1 - 1.59:1
Projection distance (m)
1.2m - 8.1m
Zoom
1.3
Zoom type
Manual
Focal length (mm)
12.81 ~ 16.74
Lens shift
Vertical +10, %
Native offset
105%

Connectivity

Connections
Inputs 2 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x VGA (YPbPr/RGB), 1 x Audio 3.5mm
Outputs 1 x Audio 3.5mm, 1 x S/PDIF, 1 x USB-A power 1.5A
Control 1 x USB-A service, 1 x RS232, 1 x 12V trigger

General

Noise level (typical)
25dB
PC compatibility
UHD, WQHD, WUXGA, FHD, UXGA, SXGA, WXGA, HD, XGA, SVGA, VGA, Mac
2D compatibility
480i/p, 576i/p, 720p(50/60Hz), 1080i(50/60Hz), 1080p(50/60Hz), 2160p(50/60Hz)
Security
Security bar, Kensington Lock, Password protected interface
OSD / display languages
10 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese (simplified), Spanish
Operating conditions
5°C ~ 40°C, Max. Humidity 85%, Max. Altitude 3000m
Remote control
Backlit home remote
Speaker count
2
Watts per speaker
5W
In the box
Lens cap AC power cord Remote control 2x AAA batteries Basic user manual

Power

Power supply
100 ~ 240V, 50 ~ 60Hz
Power consumption (standby)
0.5W
Power consumption (max)
305W

Weight and dimensions

Net weight
5.22kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) (mm)
392 x 281 x 118
Verified owner
UHD40
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