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DELL 1610HD Projector

2100:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB Sep 2016
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The high-definition-ready Dell 1610HD Standard Series Projector offers advanced features and network manageability at a price that respects your budget. - Flexible Connectivity: Dual VGA-In... More
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Dell Computer 163TJ Dell 1610HD Projector Quick Review

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Robust

Several customers thought this projector was strong and durable. Iwficon gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “It has a pleasantly sturdy look and feel that immediately fills you with confidence”. Iwficon also mentioned “The desktop set up is very good as well, with a sturdy footing that makes it easy to direct the projection to where you want”.

A few people who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Iwficon mentioned in their review on Amazon two years ago “This is built to last”. Three years ago It Reviews.com said “Solid set of connection choices” in their review of this projector.

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Good Picture Quality

Three people who purchased it reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Several DELL 1610HD owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Pcmag.com said in their DELL 1610HD review on expert website PC Mag “Businesspeople and educators in need of a bright portable projector with good data image quality and a solid selection of connection choices would do well to consider the Dell 1610HD”. Pcmag.com also wrote “The Dell 1610HD is a light, bright, portable projector for businesspeople and educators, with good data image quality”.

Good Size

One DELL 1610HD owner who reviewed this projector thought it was compact. Mr. D. J. Carr wrote on Amazon two years ago “The unit is very compact”.

One person said in their reviews that it was a good height. Mr. D. J. Carr gave it a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “The extending leg is simple yet sturdy, so projecting the picture at the correct height is simple” in their review of this projector.

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Easy to Use

One DELL 1610HD owner who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Iwficon scored this projector very highly and mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Figures so it is nice to be able to use this to project onto a wall or white board with the minimum of fuss” in their DELL 1610HD review.

One customer mentioned that the product was easy to setup. Iwficon gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “It's easy to set up and unlike a number of similar machines of this type I've seen it really is versatile in terms of how you can use yet” in their DELL 1610HD review.

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Good Sound Quality

One DELL 1610HD reviewer who reviewed the DELL 1610HD mentioned that it had good sound quality. Mr. D. J. Carr scored the product 5 stars and mentioned in their DELL 1610HD review “Both picture and sound were excellent”.

Just Released Four Months Ago

This DELL projector has only been on the market for four months. Newer projectors like this one are likely to use better technology.

Supports 3D

The DELL 1610HD supports 3D, which is unusual. Most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors do not support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other data projectors which support 3D currently available including the Optoma HD142X ($549.00) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL 1610HD has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other recently released projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the VPL-DX220 ($482.75), or the VPL-EW235 ($999.00) both from Sony or the DELL M900HD ($542.99) which has better reviews.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The DELL 1610HD has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the recently released data projectors. This projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector compared to most of the comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the 1610HD which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Very Light

At only 2.4 kilograms, the DELL 1610HD is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released in the last 12 months. Recently released projectors have weights of between 1.5kg and 28kg.

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8 Reasons Against

DELL Multimedia Projectors Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

DELL 2100:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors have unexceptional reviews on average and across all projectors DELL is one of the mediocre manufacturers.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other recently released multimedia projectors, the DELL 1610HD does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the Optoma HD142X ($549.00).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DELL 1610HD does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support wi-Fi including the DELL M900HD ($542.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

Comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the 1610HD have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 2,000h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 7,300h. At only 4,000 hours, the DELL 1610HD has a fairly short service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other latest multimedia projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The DELL 1610HD has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of new comparable spec projectors is 1,500h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,500h.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 8 Watts, the DELL 1610HD has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched in the last 12 months. Across all the latest data projectors the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 26W, and the average RMS rated power is 12W.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The DELL 1610HD is a one number of built-in speakers projector. Most of the other new data projectors have one number of built-in speakers.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL 1610HD

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,500 ANSI lumens, the DELL 1610HD has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that were launched in the last year.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the DELL 1610HD has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other recently released data projectors.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The DELL 1610HD has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) 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)
Focus
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
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(3)

IT Reviews.com

30 January 2014

The Dell 1610HD is a light, bright, portable projector for businesspeople and educators, with good data image quality...

Bright
Portable
Solid set of connection choices
Good data image quality
Subpar video
Some distortion in audio
Lacks port for USB thumb drive
28 January 2014

The Dell 1610HD is a light, bright, portable projector for businesspeople and educators, with good data image quality...

22 November 2010

The Dell 1610HD is a good choice for the presenter that needs high brightness on a budget. Few of the multimedia projectors we have reviewed put out 3500 lumens or more and nearly all of them...

User Reviews

(403)
Reviewed 13 February 2011 by Freddie F.
(Verified Purchase)

OCZ should do the right thing quickly before this spirals out of control, takes their recently good reputation and flushes it away for what appears to be a money grab. This could have been avoided... Read more…

Reviewed 16 February 2011 by Chris L.
(Verified Purchase)

Have no intentions of purchasing from OCZ again...

Reviewed 10 February 2011 by Vivek N.
(Verified Purchase)

Newegg product info says sustained write speeds of 250MB/s. Yeah right! That's using ATTO benchmark which just writes highly compressible data like all zeroes, so the sandforce controller... Read more…

Reviewed 16 February 2011 by Ilya T.
(Verified Purchase)

I am extremly upset with this situation and want to be fully refunded for the price i paid by OCZ...

Reviewed 18 August 2011 by Piotr M.
(Verified Purchase)

The Technical Advertisement is misleading because it describes that the Read speed is up to 285MB/s and Write speed is up to 275MB/s. These numbers are false. I never got Read speed above 200MB/s... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 163tj, dell p180114, dell 1280x800, dell 973kza00, dell 973kzs00, dell p180114p, dell 21030974, dell 5397063150748
Barcodes 04053162603622, 05054629568613, 05397063150748
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