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Vivitek D966HD
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Vivitek D966HD Projector

10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 40dB Feb 2014
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The Vivitek D966HD is a high brightness 1080p multimedia digital projector. The D966HD delivers an amazing image quality and it is perfectly suited for large meeting rooms thanks to its 4200 ANSI... More
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10 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 77% from dday.it.

Vivitek Projectors Have Good Reviews

Vivitek is one of the better rated projector manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Vivitek also has good ratings for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Vivitek D966HD supports Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec do not support Full HD projection.

Other projectors which support Full HD projection currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Epson 1980WU[plb_2746486_price].

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Vivitek D966HD supports 3D image projection. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age do not support 3D image projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek D966HD has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at including the NEC NP-M322[plb_2324544_price] which has better reviews.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The Vivitek D966HD has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800). Across all projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the D966HD the resolution ranges from SVGA (800x600) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the D966HD have projector brightness of between 300 ANSI lumens and 20,000 ANSI lumens. The Vivitek D966HD has a quite bright projector brightness (4,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the D966HD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including the Optoma DH1017[plb_2104607_price] which has better reviews.

If this projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the Epson 1980WU[plb_2746486_price] (4,400 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

Most multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the D966HD have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the Vivitek D966HD which has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Vivitek D966HD is a two HDMI port projector. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the D966HD have between one and two HDMI ports.

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Quite Big Lamp Power

At 310 Watts, the Vivitek D966HD has a quite big lamp power compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the D966HD the lamp power range from 15W to 470W.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Vivitek D966HD does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the D966HD also do not support WiFi connectivity.

Alternative data projectors which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to consider include the PowerLite 1222[pl_2225031_price], or the 1985WU[pl_2785330_price] both from Epson or the Benq W1500[plb_1561671_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The shortest service life of lamp in economic mode of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the D966HD is 3,500h and the longest is 30,000h. When compared to other data projectors of a similar spec and age to the D966HD, the service life of lamp in economic mode of the Vivitek D966HD of only 3,500 hours is one of the shortest.

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Quite Short Lamp Service Life

At only 2,500 hours, the Vivitek D966HD has a fairly short lamp service life compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. The average lamp service life of similar spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 6,300h.

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Fairly High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The power consumption in economy mode of projectors of this type and age range from 72W to 420W. With a power consumption in economy mode of 300 Watts, the Vivitek D966HD has one of the higher power consumption in economy mode amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Only One Audio in Port

The Vivitek D966HD is a one audio in port projector. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the D966HD have between one and two audio in ports.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

At 40 decibels, the Vivitek D966HD has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the D966HD. The quietest noise level of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 28dB, the loudest is 49dB, and the average noise level is 36dB.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the NEC M322[plb_2268469_price] (38dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

The quietest noise level in economy mode of data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the D966HD is 26dB and the loudest is 40dB. At 35 decibels, the Vivitek D966HD has a fairly loud noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Vivitek D966HD

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Vivitek multimedia projector was released.

Specification

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Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
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Expert Reviews

(1)
8 May 2014

D966HD di Vivitek √® un videoproiettore DLP Full HD con una luminosit√† dichiarata di 4200 Ansi Lumen , particolarmente indicato per tutte quelle situazioni in cui non √® possibile oscurare... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $91.44
Electricity cost when on standby $2.84
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Total running cost over 5 years $94.28
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek d966, generic d966, vivitek d966h, generic d966h, vivitek d966hd, generic d966hd, vivitek d966hdw, vivitek d966hdwt, vivitek 1920x1080, vivitek vivitekd966, vivitek vivitekd966h, vivitek vivitekd966hd
Barcodes 00012303626719, 00132018331484, 00163121424817, 00172304336441, 00606832862351, 00809393893349, 00814964338945

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$ 1,106.99 $1,185.99
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