Infocus IN122A vs Vivitek D557W
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Infocus IN122AvsVivitek D557W

Infocus IN122A

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

Infocus IN122A

$419.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and classic moderate noise level SVGA projector, with good features but representing only average value for money
90
Reviews
18 Reviews
57
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
90
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
32dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 15000:1 Yes Jan 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 32dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2014
Vivitek D557W

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Vivitek D557W

$1,159.98
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only average value for money
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
86
Running Costs
$50 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
35dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes Nov 2013
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 35dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Nov 2013
Infocus IN122A

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score

Infocus IN122A

$419.00
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and classic moderate noise level SVGA projector, with good features but representing only average value for money
90
Reviews
18 Reviews
57
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
90
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
32dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 15000:1 Yes Jan 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 32dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2014
Vivitek D557W

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Vivitek D557W

$1,159.98
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only average value for money
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
86
Running Costs
$50 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
35dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes Nov 2013
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 35dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 15000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Nov 2013

Top Prices

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Reasons For

Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
6 Reasons For
Quieter Noise Level
The Infocus IN122A is a 32dB projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Vivitek D557W (35dB).

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

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Brighter Projector Brightness
Infocus IN122A is 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Vivitek D557W is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (500 ANSI lumens dimmer).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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50W Bigger Bulb Power
The Infocus IN122A is a 240W lamp power projector, whereas the Vivitek D557W is only a 190W lamp power projector (50W smaller).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Cheaper by $741
The Infocus IN122A costs $419.00, whereas the Vivitek D557W is $1,159.98.
$4 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Infocus IN122A is $4 cheaper to run than the Vivitek D557W.
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Better Brand
Infocus projectors have an average rating of 87.1%, however Vivitek has an average rating of 75.6%.
1 Reason For
30% Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Vivitek D557W has a service life of lamp of 5,000h. That's 1,500h longer than the Infocus IN122A (3,500h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Best
5 stars
5 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Infocus has a better average brand rating than Vivitek. The average brand rating for Infocus is 87.07% based on 300 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Vivitek is 75.56% based on 141 reviews.
Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Infocus

87

87

Based on 300 reviews
Vivitek

76

76

Based on 141 reviews

Date Released

Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
50 months old Best 52 months old

Key Features

Noise Level

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Infocus IN122A
Infocus
IN122A
7 trees 0.27 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Vivitek D557W
Vivitek
D557W
7 trees 0.29 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Noise Level 32dB
BEST
35dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 30dB
BEST
32dB
 
 
 
Projector Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Projector Native Resolution
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
Contrast Ratio
15000:1
 15000:1
15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Brightness 3,500 ANSI Lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size 0.55" Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization 24kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 91kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization 15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) 3,200 ANSI Lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Colours 1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.1:1
 1.1:1
1.1:1
 1.1:1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Lamps Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Lamp Power (economic Mode) 190W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp 1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 5,000h 6,000h
BEST
Bulb Power 240W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp 3,500h 5,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
RS-232 Port 1 1
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 3
BEST
1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 3 3
 
 
 
Storage Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
Internal Storage Capacity 2GB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Audio Formats Supported Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
JPG BMP
 JPG
 BMP
JPG BMP
 JPG
 BMP
Video Formats Supported
WMV M-JPEG
MPEG1 MPEG4
H.263 H.264
XVID
 WMV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG4
 H.263
 H.264
 XVID
WMV M-JPEG
MPEG1 MPEG4
H.263 H.264
XVID
 WMV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG4
 H.263
 H.264
 XVID
RMS Rated Power 2W 2W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 235W
BEST
240W
Power Consumption (PowerSave) Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Certificates Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Package Weight 3.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 197mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth 305mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 362mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 3.2kg 2.3kg
BEST
Height 108mm 212mm
Depth 220mm 100mm
Width 292mm 275mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Infocus IN122A Vivitek D557W
Cables Included
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC

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