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DELL 7700 Projector

2500:1 1080p (1920x1080) 39dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Aug 2012
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Deliver powerful presentations in full HD with 7700FullHD Projector from Dell. In addition ultra high brightness of 5000 ANSI Lumens (Max.) is ideal for effective lights-on presentations in a high... More
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10 Reasons For

Supports Full HD

The DELL 7700 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the 7700 do not support full HD.

It may also be worth considering one of the other data projectors which support full HD currently available including cheaper multimedia projectors such as the VPL-CH375[pl_2574953_price], or the VPL-CH370[pl_2752052_price] both from Sony.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL 7700 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the 7700 also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper multimedia projectors such as the VPL-CH375[pl_2574953_price], or the VPL-CH370[pl_2752052_price] both from Sony.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the DELL 7700 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the 7700. The dimmest projector brightness of 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 500 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 16,000 ANSI lumens.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The DELL 7700 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the 7700 the resolution ranges from XGA (1024x768) to WUXGA (1920x1200).

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the DELL 7700 is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 8% more resolution than the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). In addition, this multimedia projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800 (WXGA). The resolution of all projectors of a comparable spec and age to the 7700 ranges from 640 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Four USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the 7700 only have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the DELL 7700 has four USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The DELL 7700 has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. Most of the projectors of this type and age only have one number of built-in speakers, however this multimedia projector has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Very Big Bulb Power

At 400 Watts, the DELL 7700 has a very big bulb power compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the 7700. The bulb powers of similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 190W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The DELL 7700 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. Most of the projectors that are a similar age to the 7700 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however this projector has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The DELL 7700 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector.

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7 Reasons Against

Unexceptional Brand

Projectors manufactured by DELL are fairly ok projectors according to average reviews from owners and experts.

Does Not Support 3D

Most multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago do not support 3D. The DELL 7700 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the 7700, the DELL 7700 does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the 7700 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 2,000h and 8,000h. When compared to other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the 7700 that we have assessed the service life of lamp (economic mode) of, the DELL 7700's service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 2,000 hours is one of the shortest.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of data projectors of a similar type and age to the 7700 is 4,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h. When compared to other multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the service life of lamp of the DELL 7700 of only 1,500 hour is one of the shortest.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 39 decibels, the DELL 7700 has one of the louder noise levels amongst projectors of this age. The noise levels of projectors of a similar age and spec to the 7700 range from 24dB to 51dB.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

The DELL 7700 has one of the louder noise level (economic mode)s (36 decibels) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the 7700 have noise level (economic mode)s of between 23dB and 49dB.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL 7700

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this 2500:1 contrast ratio data projector was released.

Specification

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Keystone Correction, Vertical
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Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Other Features
Connectivity Technology
Aspect Ratio

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 18 March 2015 by David S.

This is a great projector for use in a conference room and is awesome for presentation. However, you really should look elsewhere if you're expecting to project a lot of video. The video quality... Read more…

Low cost
High brightness
High overall quality
Stands up to large rooms and large screens
Video quality is not nearly what you would expect for a product in this pricequality class

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $127.76
Electricity cost when on standby $2.80
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Total running cost over 5 years $130.56
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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