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Vivitek H1186WT Projector

1080p (1920x1080) 33dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Apr 2016
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The H1186 with a Full HD 1080p resolution delivers 2,000 ANSI lumens of brightness with a high contrast ratio of 50,000:1. With the ISF calibration the H1186 is the perfect solutions to fully... More
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Expert Reviews Are Good

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com have rated this projector on average 85 out of 100.

Good High Def TV

One Vivitek H1186 reviewer who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com mentioned in their review of the Vivitek H1186 “The Vivitek H1186-WT is another new home entertainment projector that takes full HD 1080p resolution below $700”.

Good Picture Quality

One person who bought this projector concluded that it was good for playing games on. Pcmag.com rated the product 4 stars and mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “It offers a short lag time suitable for gaming and a high-enough brightness t” in their review of this projector.

Vivitek Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

Vivitek has good average reviews for its projectors as well as across its entire projector range.

Only Released Eight Months Ago

This projector was released just eight months ago.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Vivitek H1186 supports Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the H1186 do not support Full HD projection.

Other data projectors which support Full HD projection currently available which you might also want to look at include the Epson Home Cinema 2045[plb_3844211_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other projectors which also support Full HD projection to this projector and we think the Optoma H183X[plb_3381810_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek H1186 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other projectors that came out in the last 12 months.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker and we think the Epson Home Cinema 2045[plb_3844211_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Optoma H183X[plb_3381810_price].

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Vivitek H1186 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA). This multimedia projector also supports a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

A 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) graphics resolution is actually the best supported resolution amongst all multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the H1186.

The worst supported resolution amongst comparable types of projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Two HDMI Ports

Most latest comparable spec projectors have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Vivitek H1186 which has two HDMI ports.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

This projector has a maximum digital resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum digital resolution on comparable spec projectors that were released in the last 12 months.

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Narrow

Across all the new projectors the widths range from 140mm to 590mm, and the average width is 370mm. With a width of only 285 millimeters, the Vivitek H1186 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other latest projectors.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Vivitek H1186 does not support 3D image projection. Most of the other recently released multimedia projectors do support 3D image projection.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D image projection that you might also want to look at including the Epson Home Cinema 2045[plb_3844211_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Vivitek H1186 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the H1186 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Epson Home Cinema 2045[plb_3844211_price], or the Vivitek Qumi Q6[plb_3137053_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Vivitek H1186 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the H1186. The projector brightness of new comparable spec projectors range from 37 ANSI lumens to 8,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens.

If this Vivitek projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might also want to consider the Epson Home Cinema 2045[plb_3844211_price] (2,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Quite Small Offset

The Vivitek H1186 has a quite small offset (only 105 percent) compared to most of the other new projectors. The offsets of projectors that have been available for around the same time as the H1186 range from 11% to 150%.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

Most projectors that came out around the same time as the H1186 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the Vivitek H1186 which has one VGA (D-Sub) port.

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1 Other reason to consider the Vivitek H1186

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Vivitek H1186 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other new projectors.

Projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Optoma H183X[plb_3381810_price] (29dB), or the Viewsonic PJD7720HD[plb_3416548_price] (35dB).

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Expert Reviews

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21 September 2015

Despite occasional rainbow artifacts, the Vivitek H1186-WT works well as a home entertainment projector, with high-quality 1080p 2D and 3D and a short lag time that's suitable for game play...

Full 1080p in 2D and 3D
Two HDMI connectors, with one Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) enabled
Short lag time is suitable for game play
Showed occasional rainbow artifacts in testing, primarily with black-and-white video
Volume is too low to fill even a small room
17 September 2015

The Vivitek H1186-WT offers a very attractive value proposition in today's market for those who need a transportable 1080p projector, or a home theater projector to ceiling mount, for under $700....

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.13
Electricity cost when on standby $2.86
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.99
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers special h1186, special h1186p, special h1186pr, special h1186pro, special h1186proj
Barcodes 00813097020505

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