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Vivitek Qumi Q2
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Vivitek Qumi Q2 Projector

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2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 32dB May 2013
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Weighing in at only 1.4 pounds, the Qumi is the first LED pocket projector to be 3D-ready via Texas Instruments DLP Link technology and Pico chipset. The Qumi's touch sensitive button controls and... More
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14 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this Vivitek data projector. This multimedia projector received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this projector is 83% based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, digitalliving.ch and maclife.de.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Vivitek Qumi Q2 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was quiet.

Good Technical Features

One Vivitek Qumi Q2 owner who bought the product concluded that it had good features. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review on expert website Trusted Reviews “Although we've been exceptionally impressed by the Qumi's features and performance, there's been a silent elephant sat in the room that we can't just ignore, much as we'd like to”.

Vivitek Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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

Supports 3D Image Projection

The Qumi Q2 supports 3D image projection, unlike most of the other projectors of this age and type which do not support 3D image projection.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative data projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including the GP10, or the W1500 both from Benq which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek Qumi Q2 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the Qumi Q2 also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at including the Epson 1975W ($1,915.99) which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Qumi Q2 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this data projector). In addition, this multimedia projector support graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720) and 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all projectors of this age and spec the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) (worst) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) (best).

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 32 decibels, the Vivitek Qumi Q2 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the Qumi Q2. The noise levels of comparable spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 28dB to 49dB, and the average noise level is 36dB.

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Very Long Lamp Service Life

The average lamp service life of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the Qumi Q2 is 6,300h. When compared to other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the Qumi Q2 that we have checked, the lamp service life of the Qumi Q2 of 30,000 hours is one of the longest.

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Fairly High Number of Colours

The Qumi Q2 has one of the higher numbers of colours (1,070 million) amongst projectors of this age. The numbers of colours of projectors of this spec and age range from 1M to 1,100M.

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Light

When compared to other projectors of this age and type, the Qumi Q2's weight of only 490 grams is one of the lightest. The weights of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the Qumi Q2 range from 360g to 54kg, and the average weight is 4.6kg.

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Very Narrow

Projectors of a comparable age and spec to the Qumi Q2 have widths of between 100mm and 970mm, and the average width is 320mm. With a width of only 160 millimeters, the Qumi Q2 is quite narrow compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the Qumi Q2.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Data projectors that have been around for more than two years have projector brightness of between 300 ANSI lumens and 20,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 300 ANSI lumens, the Qumi Q2 has a very dim projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the Optoma ML550 ($499.00) (550 ANSI lumens), the Infocus IN1146 ($724.21) (1,000 ANSI lumens), or the Benq W1300 (2,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The Qumi Q2 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the Qumi Q2 also do not support Full HD projection.

Alternative data projectors which also support Full HD projection that you might also want to look at include the NEC NP-M282 ($599.00), or the Benq W1500 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the Qumi Q2 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Vivitek Qumi Q2 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

Other projectors which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to consider include the Benq W1500, or the Epson 1975W ($1,915.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most commonly supported zoom ratio on projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

When compared to other multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Qumi Q2's RMS rated power of only 1 Watt is one of the lowest. The lowest RMS rated power of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the Qumi Q2 is 1W, the highest is 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 9W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The Qumi Q2 is a one VGA (D-Sub) 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 Qumi Q2 have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Qumi Q2 is a one USB 2.0 port projector.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

The Qumi Q2 has a very small matrix size (only 0.45 inches) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to the Qumi Q2. The smallest matrix size of similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 0.45" and the biggest is 0.96".

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1 Other reason to consider the Vivitek Qumi Q2

Released Over Two Years Ago

Vivitek released the Qumi Q2 over two years ago.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Video
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Memory Card
Optical Disc Player
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Multimedia
Image Format
Integrated TV Tuner
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Document Format
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
I/O Port

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(6)
24 August 2011

The Vivitek Qumi Q2 costs a lot more than the typical pico projector. But it offers rather more too, impressing with specifications that go beyond the norm for this size of device. If you need a...

5 August 2011

Although we've been exceptionally impressed by the Qumi's features and performance, there's been a silent elephant sat in the room that we can't just ignore, much as we'd like to. And that's the...

Trusted Reviews

Info.abril.com.br

16 July 2012

Com este projetor portátil de 495 gramas e alta definição posicionado a 2,8 metros da parede deu para assistir filmes em 82 polegadas numa boa. Os menus bonitos e amigáveis facilitam a... Read more…

Really cute, compact design
Remarkably good picture quality
Good connectivity and file playback support
Porttil, boa qualidade de imagem, compatibilidade com vrios formatos de vdeo
Portabel
Puny sound
It's expensive for a pico projector
Runs noisily in bright mode
Altofalante ruim, sem memria interna, sem bateria
Schwerfllig bei grossen Dokumenten
1 November 2011

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1 April 2012

Beamer mit guter Leistung bei geringer Größe, langlebigen LEDs und vielfältigen Anschlussmöglichkeiten...

Digitalliving.ch

21 December 2011

Anders als sonstige Mikro-Projektoren ist dieser hier recht hell und sogar HD ready.Vivitec lanciert mit dem Qumi Q2 einen ultraportablen Mini-Beamer, der aufgrund seiner kompakten Grösse in... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $20.96
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Total running cost over 5 years $23.80
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers q2lite, 1000q2b, vivitek q2, vivitek q2l, vivitek q2b, vivitek q2li, vivitek q2bl, vivitek q2lit, vivitek q2bla, vivitek qumiq2, vivitek q2lite, vivitek q2blac, vivitek qumiq2l, vivitek q2black, vivitek qumiq2li, vivitek qumiq2lit, vivitek qumiq2lite, vivitek qumiq2liteb
Barcodes 00031111303971, 00088037947918, 00100177420813, 00163120591381, 00168141610288, 00172302796216, 00804067181296, 00808113091003, 00809392587621, 00814964335692, 00814964335791, 00814964337023, 00872182781950, 05554442480142, 07044447834517, 07123290481304, 07478789792394
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