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A classic and cheap to run 10000:1 280 x 800 data projector
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 36dB Oct 2013
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DELL M115HD Review

With very low running costs and very good reviews, we have ranked the DELL M115HD number 235 across all projectors.
97 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$17 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 71% of buyers recommended this data projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This DELL projector has running costs of only $17 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 3% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The M115HD has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness

DELL M115HD Video Reviews

DELL M115HD In-Depth Analysis


DELL Projectors Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

Based on 1,027 expert and owner reviews (including 211 verified purchases), DELL has unexceptional ratings for its projectors. DELL also has unexceptional ratings specifically within its projectors range. 88% of those that bought a DELL data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The DELL M115HD has a pretty typical noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The DELL M115HD has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors also have a carrying case.

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The DELL M115HD is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The DELL M115HD has one of the longest service life of lamps (30,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Supports Password Protection

The DELL M115HD supports password protection. Most of the other projectors also support password protection.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The DELL M115HD has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 450 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL M115HD has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the DELL M115HD does not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The DELL M115HD has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This DELL projector has been on the market since October 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the M115HD will cost only $17 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the cheapest to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers applearcticbelkincanonciscocreativeenergy m11, dell m115hdwarranty1yearnextbusinessdayexchan, projectors m115hd, dell delm115hd, dell 9hw1za00, dell 1280x800, dell p180111p, dell 9hw1zs00, code m115hd, home m115hd
Barcodes 00012303833742, 00884116128847, 04053162593725, 05052183870005, 05054533715745, 05397063348084, 08841161288478

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