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DELL 1510X Projector

2100:1 XGA (1024x768) 35dB Jul 2015
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Whether you re presenting alone or as part of a group, the Dell 1510X Projector keeps superb visuals and enhanced connectivity within your reach and your budget. DLP with BrilliantColor technology... More
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Dell 1510X Projector Review
DELL 1510x HIGH RESOLUTION PROJECTOR w/NETWORK CONNECTION Quick Review
Dell 1510X Projector (Dual VGA, HDMI, RJ45 XGA 3500 ANSI Lumens) (5VY3T) Quick Review

11 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

Several DELL 1510X reviewers who reviewed this projector said that it had good colour saturation. Doug rated the product 5 stars and he said “Crisp and clearThe colours are bright, vivid” in his review of this projector. Keith Lawson said on Amazon “The quality of the projected image is good - colours and brightness”. Keith Lawson also mentioned “The characters were crisp and colours true (if not 100%”.

A number of DELL 1510X reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality.

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Robust

A few customers agreed that the product was well made. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the DELL 1510X on expert website PC Mag “The Dell 1510X%displayPrice% at %seller% is an easy-to-use, portable data projector with a solid port selection”. Expert website Itreviews.com wrote four years ago “The Dell 1510X is an easy-to-use, portable data projector with a solid port selection” in their review but even so they gave the DELL 1510X a score of 3 stars. It Reviews.com wrote in the same month “Solid set of connection choices” .

Easy to Use

Some customers who reviewed the product thought it was easy to setup. Doug said “A thoroughly capable piece of kit, which is portable, easy to set up and adds punch to PowerPoint presentations”. One person who reviewed the DELL 1510X thought it had a good experience. Doug wrote “Lecturing use.I will update this review as I gain more experience with this very capable projector” and scored the product 5 stars.

Good Product Quality

A number of DELL 1510X reviewers thought this projector was good quality. Keith Lawson mentioned in his review of the DELL 1510X on Amazon “Fourthly - the sound quality is more than reasonable”. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “Image quality suitable for typical data presentations” in their review of the DELL 1510X but in spite of that they gave this projector a score of 60 out of 100. Pcmag.com also mentioned “The Dell 1510X is a portable business projector that has solid data image quality and is easy to set up”.

Good Size

One DELL 1510X owner said that the DELL 1510X was lightweight. Doug rated it as excellent and he wrote in his review of this projector on Amazon two years ago “This is a very impressive projector, very impressive indeed.==============================The things I like about this projector are==============================It is lightweight”.

Supports 3D

Like most of the other projectors of this age and type, the DELL 1510X supports 3D.

There are a number of other projectors which support 3D currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the H7550, or the H7550BD both from Acer.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL 1510X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the H7550BD, and the H7550 both from Acer or the Canon LV-WX300 is also worth considering.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The DELL 1510X has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago. Most of the data projectors of a comparable age and type to the 1510X only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however this data projector has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

At only 219 Watts, the DELL 1510X has a quite low power consumption (economy mode) compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the 1510X. The average power consumption (economy mode) of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the 1510X is 350W, and the power consumption (economy mode)s range from 38W to 890W.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

With a power consumption (PowerSave) of only 15 Watts, the DELL 1510X has a fairly low power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that came out more than a year ago. The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of projectors that are a similar age to the 1510X is 0.2W and the highest is 400W.

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Very Light

Projectors of this age and type have weights of between 2.1kg and 33kg, and the average weight is 8.8kg. The DELL 1510X is one of the lighter projectors of this age and type (only 2.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

DELL Only Has Unexceptional Multimedia Projector Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL projectors and also specifically for DELL 2100:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors and found that in both cases DELL had unexceptional reviews.

Poor High Def TV

One person who reviewed the DELL 1510X concluded that it was not good at displaying high definition TV.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on data projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago support full HD, however the DELL 1510X does not support full HD.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to consider including the H7550BD, or the H7550 both from Acer or the Canon LV-WX300 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DELL 1510X does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for more than a year also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of projectors of a similar spec and age to the 1510X range from 2W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 11W. With an RMS rated power of only 8 Watts, the DELL 1510X has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst projectors of this age.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most projectors that were launched more than a year ago have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the DELL 1510X which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

The smallest matrix size of projectors that have been available for more than a year is 0.45" and the biggest is 0.96". The DELL 1510X has one of the smaller matrix sizes (only 0.55 inches) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL 1510X

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the 1510X.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,500 ANSI lumens, the DELL 1510X has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the 1510X.

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Average Noise Level

The DELL 1510X has a fairly standard noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been available for more than a year.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the DELL 1510X is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(3)

IT Reviews.com

18 December 2013

The Dell 1510X is a portable business projector that has solid data image quality and is easy to set up and use...

Bright
Portable
Solid set of connection choices
Sub-par video
Distortion in audio
No port for USB thumb drive
16 December 2013

The Dell 1510X is a portable business projector that has solid data image quality and is easy to set up and use...

13 May 2010

The 1510X is a great, inexpensive way to add presentation ability to a conference room. It?s a little large for extensive roadwork, but if you want to save money at the expense of extra weight,... Read more…

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 3 June 2015 by David K
(Verified Purchase)

Not happy... lamp blew after 9 months (previous DELL projector lamp lasted 5 years) and lamp only covered under warranty for 90 days - which, see next point, I was never covered for.
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This is a very impressive projector, very impressive indeed.

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The things I like about this projector are
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Reviewed 12 January 2015 by Keith Lawson

I have 20 years experience with projectors having been a trainer and a college lecturer. This has points which delight me:
First thing to notice was how light it was - out of the carrying... Read more…

Reviewed 14 October 2014 by Tammy62
Tammy62 would recommend the Dell 1510X

Easy to setup. We have used it inside against a white wall as well as outside on a screen. Both ways the picture is brilliant. My only wish is that it was blue-tooth capable to connect to my ipad... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2012 by Wolfster
Wolfster would recommend the Dell 1510X

This is a very good projector. I've been using a NEC VT470 and decided it was time to move up to a better one, and I'm glad I did! I use it for playing movies, cartoons for my grandchildren, and... Read more…

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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell code, dell 5vy3, dell 5vy3t, dell p180105, dell 1024x768, dell p180105p, dell 21030818, dell 3000ansi21001, dell 3000ansi21001s, dell 3000ansi21001sp
Barcodes 00000021030818, 04016138676853, 05054629572634, 05391519474297
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