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Vivitek D5280U

70

Overall Score

Vivitek D5280U

Vivitek D5280U
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level WUXGA data projector
40dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2200:1 No Aug 2013
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Vivitek D5280U Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Vivitek D5280U as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
74
Running Costs
$68 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

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 $68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia 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:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
4500 ANSI lumens and 2200:1 contrast ratio
DLP and brilliantcolor technologies for detailed image quality
Centered lens for easy installation
Horizontal and vertical lens shift
Connectivity options including: HDMI v1.3, displayport, vga-out, rj45 and rs-232c
DisplayPort connector for digital audio and video signals
Built-in 12v trigger for external wireless module connection
Interchangeable lens options for greater installation flexibility
Audio ready with (two) 3w audio speakers
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Vivitek D5280U In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The D5280U has an average 5 year running cost of $68 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 data projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Vivitek D5280U has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The Vivitek D5280U's noise level of 40dB is very loud compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 97% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Vivitek D5280U of only 2,200 is in the lowest 16% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Vivitek D5280U's projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 78% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek D5280U has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Vivitek D5280U's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than 95% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek D5280U has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Vivitek D5280U's bulb power of 330W is in the biggest 14% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The Vivitek D5280U is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek D5280U supports full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Vivitek D5280U has a DVI port, unlike 89% of multimedia projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

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00814964336330

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