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DELL S320 Projector

$833.41
$529.99 $303.42 cheaper than 21 days ago
2200:1 XGA (1024x768) 35dB Feb 2013
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Get close: Place the S320wi projector as close as 16" (40 cm) to the projection surface. Reduce shadowy images with short-throw projection. Bring multimedia to life: An HDMI port lets you project... More
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10 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

Two DELL S320 reviewers who reviewed this projector agreed that it was good quality. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “The Dell S320wi interactive, short-throw projector offers XGA (1024 by 768) native resolution with reasonably good image quality for both data” in their DELL S320 review. Itproportal.com wrote in their review “Reasonably high quality data and video image” however despite that they gave it a score of 3 stars.

Good Picture Quality

One DELL S320 reviewer who purchased this projector mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Supports 3D

The DELL S320 supports 3D, unlike most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the S320 which do not support 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age which do not support wi-Fi, the DELL S320 supports wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL S320 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the S320.

We compared all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this projector and we think the DELL 1210S[plb_1406487_price], and the Ricoh PJ WX2130[plb_2418243_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The DELL S320 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the S320 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The DELL S320 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years is 180W, the biggest is 330W, and the average bulb power is 220W. The DELL S320 has one of the bigger bulb powers (240 Watts) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 5 Watts, the DELL S320 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst data projectors of this age. Across all the projectors of a similar spec and age to the S320 the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 10W.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

At only 15 Watts, the DELL S320 has a fairly low power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to the S320. Across all the data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the S320 the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.46W to 350W.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This 2200:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 60 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and itproportal.com.

DELL Only Has Unexceptional Projector Reviews

Projectors produced by DELL are fairly ok projectors according to average reviews from experts and users.

Does Not Support Full HD

Most projectors of this spec and age do not support full HD. The DELL S320 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the S320 is 4,000h and the longest is 6,000h. With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 4,000 hours, the DELL S320 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s amongst 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Heavy

Projectors that are a comparable age to the S320 have weights of between 2.1kg and 8.6kg. With a weight of 3.2 kilograms, the DELL S320 is one of the heavier 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the S320 amongst 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL S320

Released Over Four Years Ago

DELL released the S320 over four years ago.

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the DELL S320 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the DELL S320 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The DELL S320 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
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)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(2)
6 March 2013

Overall, if you need an XGA interactive projector, the Dell S320wi offers a lot to like, with its short-throw and its level of both data and video image quality. It also does well when it comes to...

Shortthrow projector
It's relatively light
Interactive mode
No calibration needed
Light
Brightness drops in interactive mode
Rainbow artifacts with video
Brightness drops significantly in interactive mode
Relatively frequent rainbow artifacts, particularly in video
26 February 2013

The Dell S320wi interactive, short-throw projector offers XGA (1024 by 768) native resolution with reasonably good image quality for both data and video...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $74.02
Electricity cost when on standby $2.79
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Total running cost over 5 years $76.81
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0.5T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00884116056744, 04053162740754, 04053162788497, 05397063213665, 05397063213672

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