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Vivitek D517 Review
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|5 Years Old|
|£91 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 20?
Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data 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:
Has a built-in display
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite small bulb power
Vivitek D517 Video Reviews
Vivitek D517 In-Depth Analysis
Vivitek Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
Vivitek is one of the better rated data projector manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Vivitek also has very good ratings for its projectors. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Projector Brightness
At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek D517 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.
Has a Built-In Display
The Vivitek D517 has a built-in display. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Vivitek D517 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).
Average Noise Level
The Vivitek D517 has a relatively standard noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.
1024 X 768 Resolution
The Vivitek D517 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).
Has a Carrying Case
The Vivitek D517 has a carrying case, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.
Quite Small Bulb Power
The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W. At only 190 Watts, the Vivitek D517 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.
Supports Full HD
The Vivitek D517 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.
Released Over Five Years Ago
Vivitek released the D517 in July 2012.
Average Running Costs
The D517 has an average 1 year running cost of £91 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.
Vivitek D517 Review Sources
To prepare this Vivitek D517 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 331,092 product attributes, 16,143 projector reviews and 2,463,900 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.