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The Optoma PK201 is an entry-level pico projector with a resolution of 854 x 480 in 16: 9 widescreen format.

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Pros

affordable price point - $100 lower than the inferior first generation product

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charged via USB

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lightweight and compact

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16:9 aspect ratio is ideal for watching HD media

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854 X 480px resolution improves upon the first generation of portable projection devices

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built-in battery for portable use off the mains

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built-in micro-SD slot with the ability to playback select formats without the need for a source playback device

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includes mini HDMI input - lacking on all first generation devices

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Cons

poor micro-SD reader file format support

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Can't get entire scene in focus. Outer border is blurry when middle is sharp.

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far from HD resolution

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only 20 lumens of brightness - poor compared to the slightly larger 301's 50 lumens

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poor battery life of around one hour

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The Optoma PK201 is an entry-level pico projector with a resolution of 854 x 480 in 16:9 widescreen format. Announced at CES 2010 in Las Vegas, this projector is designed for users on the go. Users can share videos, photos and graphics in just about any location with this device. Weighing in at 5.6 ounces and with a thickness of 0.7 inches, the PK201 can be carried around in a pocket or bag without taking up too much room. The included lithium ion battery can power the projector for about 45 minutes in bright mode, or about 1 hour in 12-lumens “eco” mode. A mini USB port is used to charge the PK201. An integrated 0.5-watt speaker provides sound, where 30MB of internal storage and a microSD card reader is provided for storing video or image files. Ports include 2.5mm Composite video/audio-in, VGA and Component-in, audio-out and mini HDMI input. The Optoma PK201 is expected to be released in March, 2010.

Features/Specs
  • Resolution: 854 X 480 (16:9)
  • Brightness: 20 ANSI lumens Bright mode
  • 12 ANSI lumens STD mode
  • Contrast Ratio: 2000:1
  • Image Size: 5"~66" (16:9 native)
  • Ports: VGA, Component, Composite, 3.5mm audio, mini HDMI, Micro USB
  • Speaker: 0.5W
  • Micro SD: up to 16GB
  • Battery: 1 hour
  • Dimensions & weight: 4.6" (L) x 2.4" (W) x 0.7 (H), 5.60 oz
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