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Vivitek D517

A cheap to run and fully featured 1024 x 768 33 decibel multimedia projector
XGA (1024x768) No 33dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Vivitek D517 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Vivitek D517 as follows for Summary.
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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
20
5 Years Old
69
£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
19
Mediocre

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

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Vivitek D517 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

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.


Features

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek D517 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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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.

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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).

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Average Noise Level

The Vivitek D517 has a relatively standard noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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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).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek D517 has a carrying case, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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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.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek D517 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Vivitek released the D517 in July 2012.


Running Costs

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.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek dpu35262vvug

Barcodes:

00163120857197, 00814964336354

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.

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