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DELL S520

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DELL S520

$999.99
$799.99 $200 cheaper than 42 days ago
DELL S520
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
36dB 1280 X 800 2200:1 No Mar 2014
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DELL S520 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the DELL S520 number 643 across all projectors.
65
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
81
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $58 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Wireless versatility: widi + miracast and wifi connectivity with windows 7, windows 8, android and ios compatibility
High-performance short-throw projection: 3,100 lumens brightness with HD resolution, integrated speakers and various ports for easy network connectivity
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

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DELL S520 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the S520 is $58 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The DELL S520's noise level of 36dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 38% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the DELL S520 of 8,000 is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 59% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the DELL S520 of 3,100 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 59% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The DELL S520 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The DELL S520's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 17% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DELL S520 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the DELL S520 of 280W is bigger than 75% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The DELL S520 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The DELL S520 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DELL S520 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The DELL S520 has a mounting brackets included, which is unusual. 96% of multimedia projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The DELL S520 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dell nwpf3

Barcodes:

00012302575087, 00783384222106, 00884116107491, 04053162995758, 05397063213795

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