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DELL S520

$1,899.99
$1,399.00 $500.99 cheaper than 43 days ago
A fully featured 8000:1 280 x 800 data projector
8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 36dB Sep 2014
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DELL S520 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the DELL S520 number 90 across all projectors.
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$91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
32
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 32?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $91 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very short service life of lamp

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DELL S520 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

DELL Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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


Features

Average Projector Brightness

The DELL S520 has a pretty average projector brightness (3,100 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DELL S520 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the DELL S520 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL S520 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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HD-Ready

The DELL S520 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The DELL S520 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

The DELL S520 has a pretty standard noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The DELL S520 has a mounting brackets included. Most of the other projectors also have a mounting brackets included.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The DELL S520 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This DELL projector was released in September 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The S520 has an average 1 year running cost of $91 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $501 (26%)

The price has dropped from $1,899.99 to $1,399 in the last 43 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell am2y65
Barcodes 00012302575087, 00783384222106, 00884116107491, 04053162995758, 05397063213795

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