CNET did not review the Optoma HD81, but it's very similar to the HD81-LV that we did review. It's the same as the HD81-LV except for the following: its brightness rating is 1,400 Lumens (versus the LV's 2,500); it lacks the LV's auto iris and automatic aspect ratio detection; it cannot format the image for an anamorphic lens; and its external color is silver. For more details, check out the full review of the Optoma HD81-LV.