Close
Share on
DELL 1610HD
DELL 1610HD
6 Images + 2 Videos

Loading image...

DELL 1610HD Projector

2100:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB Sep 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $74.94 Electricity cost over 5 years
Does not have good technical guidance
Does not have email functionality
Not good value for money
407 Reviews

Available from international sellers only

Tell Me When It Becomes Available See International Prices
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Other

Only Released Eight Months Ago

Being released just eight months ago, this projector is likely to have better features.


Audio

Quiet

Twenty-seven owners who reviewed this projector considered that it was quiet. Newegg.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this projector “Silent, FAST, capacity to comfortably hold Windows 7 OS”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Small, quiet and cool” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Very quiet operation” in their review.

Eight customers agreed that the product was noisy. Newegg.com said “Easy to install, no noise, runs cool, Windows likes it (sorta” in their review of this projector. Newegg.com also wrote “No more noise either Boot times are amazingly fast, game load times are non-existant” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Speed, no noise” in their review.

Read more Less

Noisy

Eight customers agreed that the product was noisy. Newegg.com said “Easy to install, no noise, runs cool, Windows likes it (sorta” in their review of this projector. Newegg.com also wrote “No more noise either Boot times are amazingly fast, game load times are non-existant” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Speed, no noise” in their review.

Read more Less

Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector is 9,400h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the DELL 1610HD has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other new data projectors.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other recently released data projectors, the DELL 1610HD does not have a DVI port.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features

Inferior Technical Features

One customer concluded that the product did not have good features. Dalton M. wrote on Newegg.com seven years ago “Turning off a few features in services” but in spite of that he still rated the DELL 1610HD the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Reviews

DELL Projectors Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

Based on 1,027 owner and expert reviews (including 159 verified purchases), DELL has unexceptional ratings for its data projectors. DELL also has unexceptional ratings specifically for its 2100:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a DELL data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Chart Hide Chart

Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Five people who bought it said that it did not have good technical guidance. Newegg.com wrote “Yes you will eventually find the info and help you need” in their review of this projector however despite that they gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Newegg.com also wrote “OCZ has a user forum where they provide access to SSD installation instructions and the latest revision” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Called Tech Support twice, of no help” in their review.

Two customers who purchased the DELL 1610HD concluded that it did not have good customer support. Brian B. said on Newegg.com “This tied in with the previous comments about poor customer support, I can not recommend this company” and rated it 3 stars out of 5. Six years ago Deborah S. said in her review of this projector on Newegg.com “He told me BEWARE, these drive are failure prone with bad customer support”.

Read more Less

Smart TV

Does Not Have Email Functionality

Five people who reviewed it reckoned that it did not have email functionality. Newegg.com mentioned “OCZ's email based RMA service is slow as well - ask a question, wait a day for the response, ask another question, wait another day for a response” but in spite of that they gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Newegg.com also said “This E-mail confirms that the online portion of your rebate application is complete” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “When i went back to it to check my email the” in their review.


Power

Good Battery Life

Seven owners reckoned that this projector had a good battery life. Newegg.com said in their review of the DELL 1610HD “It was very fast and made me feel like I had a new laptop completely Small battery life improvement.”. Newegg.com also mentioned “FAST, reasonably priced, stays cool, improves battery life” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Improved battery life by an hour or so” in their review.


Good Sound Quality

Three customers who reviewed the product agreed that it had good sound quality. Thopper wrote in their review of this projector on Walmart.com “Great picture, sound is good for small box, presentations are great” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Mr. D. J. Carr mentioned “Both picture and sound were excellent” in their review of this projector.

Good Data Image Quality

Five owners mentioned that it had good picture quality. Newegg.com wrote “This thing is sweet It boots up Ubuntu so fast, that the gnome windows manager didn't have time to boot the graphics properly” but even so they only gave the product a rating of 1 stars out of 5. Witt gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this projector on Walmart.com “Great image quality and excellent value”.

One person who purchased it wrote that it was good for watching movies. Tanyag said on Walmart.com seven years ago “The picture is also very good for movies and television” but even so they only rated the product 40 out of 100.

Read more Less

Good At Displaying High Definition TV

Twelve people wrote in their reviews that the DELL 1610HD was good at displaying high definition TV. Newegg.com mentioned “Faster than my mechanical HD” in their review of this projector. Newegg.com also wrote “Windows Experience index went from 5.9 on HD to 7.1 with SSD” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “According to HD Tune” in their review.

Good Remote Control

Thirteen people mentioned in their reviews that the DELL 1610HD had a good remote control. Seven years ago Newegg.com said “Want to know why those reviewers above couldn't get higher readwrite speeds They are not running it on a SATA II enabled controller” in their review of this projector. Newegg.com also wrote “Quick, stable controller, great deal for SSDs” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “No problems with the controller andor compatibility whatsoever” in their review.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One person considered that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Liondog wrote “I purchased the 1510X hd supposedley 3D wrong!@! When i complained they said they would replace with 1610XHD wich doesn't work either as 3D if i would pay X-dollars more” in their review of this projector.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Two customers who bought the DELL 1610HD reckoned that it was compact. Newegg.com said “Compact form, less heat then standard HDD, plug” . Mr. D. J. Carr mentioned on Amazon “The unit is very compact”.

Two people who bought it wrote that it was thick. Seven years ago Newegg.com wrote “About the size of a note card and as thick as a pack of gum” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Six years ago Milton B. scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said in his review of this projector “I did not want a loose SSD sitting in my case”.

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com said “Heavy programs boot up much faster”. Rhys R. wrote on Newegg.com six years ago “It is still working FLAWLESSLY to this day as my BOOT drive and it gets very heavy use on a daily basis”.

One customer said in their reviews that this projector was tight. Newegg.com said six years ago “Keep in mind SOME memory may be a tight fit due to the size of the memory cooling pipes I have”. One owner said in their reviews that this projector was thin. Brent C. said “The chance of that is slim to none” however despite that he only gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

Read more Less

Heavy and Bulky

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com said “Heavy programs boot up much faster”.

Rhys R. wrote on Newegg.com six years ago “It is still working FLAWLESSLY to this day as my BOOT drive and it gets very heavy use on a daily basis”.

Read more Less

Tight

One customer said in their reviews that this projector was tight. Newegg.com said six years ago “Keep in mind SOME memory may be a tight fit due to the size of the memory cooling pipes I have”.


Video

HD-Ready

The DELL 1610HD is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors that came out in the last year also are HD-Ready.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Design

Ceiling Mountable

The DELL 1610HD is ceiling mountable. Most of the other recently released projectors also are ceiling mountable.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Good Data Image Quality

Seven owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Three years ago Pc Mag said “Good data image quality” in their review of this projector. Newegg.com rated it a maximum of 5 stars and said “Quality high” in their review of this projector. Mubarik A. mentioned “Their SSDs use high quality Tier-1 flash memory”.

Good Looking

Twenty-eight people who reviewed this projector agreed that it was good looking. Newegg.com said in their review of this projector “Pretty fast when it works”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Pretty fast - both in speed” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “I have a old Asus 5H dh Deluxe and was worried it wouldn't work with my mobo.” in their review.

Four customers who purchased this projector wrote that it was smooth. Newegg.com wrote “Had everything running very smooth”. Seven years ago an anonymous author mentioned “My computer runs very smooth, like computers are meant to be”. Cory S. mentioned “RMA went very smooth and I have Since purchased 5 drives for production systems without issues”.

One owner said in their reviews that this projector was well designed. Newegg.com mentioned “Fast, nice design” in their review of this projector although they only rated it 20 out of 100. One customer who bought this projector concluded that it was rough. Cyrus F. wrote in his review of this projector “This model has had a rough life with so many failure before I bought it, I was a little wary when I bought it”.

One customer who bought the product thought it was ugly. Joseph F. wrote “The ugly” but even so he only gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100.

Read more Less

Reliable

Thirty owners who reviewed the product thought it was reliable. Newegg.com wrote in their DELL 1610HD review five years ago “Very fast and thus far reliable drive” yet they gave this projector a rating of 2 stars out of 5. Newegg.com also mentioned “Fast, Reliable, good customer service” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Super fast and reliable” in their review.

Twenty-eight owners who purchased it thought it was well made. Pc Mag mentioned “Solid set of connection choices” and scored it 70 out of 100. Newegg.com said in their review of this projector “Solid non-degrading performance so far even after 95 of space used”. Newegg.com also said “Solid performance” in their review.

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Newegg.com wrote “The durability and reliability of an SSD” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Newegg.com also said “It is tough to go back to an HDD” in their review. Iwficon 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” in their review of this projector.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Joseph F. mentioned on Newegg.com “Why keep sending out the SAME PIECE OF HARDWARE if it's obviously broken? Unacceptable, OCZ” in his review of this projector nonetheless he only gave this projector a rating of 20 out of 100.

Read more Less

Not Easy to Use

Eleven customers who bought the product concluded that it was not easy to use. Newegg.com wrote “My intent was to use them as quietfast drives for my two HTPC's that I am building” in their review of this projector. Newegg.com also mentioned “When it failed, I tried to use the "advance RMA" to replace it” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Terrible quality control on the part of OCZ” in their review.

Five people wrote that the product was not easy to setup. Newegg.com mentioned “It took 5 business days of emails (you only get 1 email response per day) for me to set up the original RMA” but despite that they gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Newegg.com also said “If you factor in the time loss setting up your computer, all customization in program setting” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “And lets not forget about all the lost data and time to set up this drive as the” in their review.

Four people agreed that this projector was not easy to handle. Newegg.com said “The handling of this item was terrible”. Newegg.com also said “Vertex drives only handles the OS (Operating System” in their review. Mr. D. J. Carr wrote “It ignores it unless you press the button again within 2 seconds - preventing having to reboot the system to slow hand-claps through careless handling”.

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was not easy to use the menus. Five years ago Walmart.com wrote “I played with BIOS settings and booted a Linux live disc to learn how to secure erase as a last ditch effort” but despite that they still gave this projector a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Seven years ago Newegg.com wrote “Disable System Restore (Start Menu - Right-Click Computer - Properties - Advanced System Settings - System Protection Tab - Configure - Turn off system protection - Delete - OK”. Newegg.com also said “Disable Hibernate (Start Menu - Type cmd - Right-Click the cmd Icon - Run as Administrator - Type powercfg -h off - Type exit).” in their review.

Two people who bought it thought it was not comfortable and easy to hold. Newegg.com said “This time it took just over 3 weeks before I had the replacement in my hands”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Had to hold it with tape” in their review.

Read more Less

Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The DELL 1610HD has a carrying case. Most of the other latest projectors also have a carrying case.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DELL 1610HD has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Performance

Supports Password Protection

The DELL 1610HD supports password protection, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched in the last year.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the DELL 1610HD has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other latest similar spec data projectors.

Other projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Sony VPL-DX220 ($453.45) (41dB) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The DELL 1610HD has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL 1610HD has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus S1 ($200), or the Sony VPL-DX220 ($453.45).

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,500 ANSI lumens, the DELL 1610HD has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for the last year.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The DELL 1610HD has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Other Projectors to Consider

Acer H6502BD

Acer
H6502BD

$ 589.99
Benq W1090

Benq
W1090

$ 731.56
Feedback