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Vivitek D556

Vivitek D556 Projector

15000:1 SVGA (800x600) 35dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Feb 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
The D556 SVGA digital projector with a contrast ratio of 15000:1 and 3,000 ANSI lumens of brightness will light up classrooms, meeting rooms and small boardrooms. Due to the integration of the... More
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

Projectors produced by Vivitek are some of the better projectors according to average reviews from experts and owners.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the D556, the Vivitek D556 has a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Infocus IN116A[plb_2100766_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is the most frequently supported supported graphics resolutions on multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

At 10,000 hours, the Vivitek D556 has a very long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago. The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the D556 is 3,000h and the longest is 20,000h.

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Very Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

With a power consumption (economy mode) of only 200 Watts, the Vivitek D556 has a fairly low power consumption (economy mode) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. Across all the 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago the power consumption (economy mode)s range from 200W to 830W, and the average power consumption (economy mode) is 620W.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago support 3D, however the Vivitek D556 does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the D556, the Vivitek D556 does not support full HD.

Other multimedia projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at include the PJD7820HD[pl_1536139_price], the PRO8600[pl_1596542_price], or the PJD8633[pl_1597774_price] all from Viewsonic which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the D556, the Vivitek D556 does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support wi-Fi which you might also want to consider including the Optoma EX400[plb_2110318_price], or the Epson EB-Z11000[plb_2549617_price].

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Only SVGA (800x600) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Vivitek D556 is SVGA (800x600). That's 39% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A SVGA (800x600) projector native resolution is in fact the worst resolution across all 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

Across comparable types of data projector the best resolution is WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Vivitek D556 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the D556 have bulb powers of between 190W and 2,400W, and the average bulb power is 290W.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Vivitek D556 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type. Across all the data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the D556 the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 30W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Vivitek D556

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Vivitek released the D556.

Average Noise Level

The Vivitek D556 has a fairly standard noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

Alternative multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the D555[pl_2500114_price] (35dB), or the D552[pl_2204284_price] (35dB) both from Vivitek.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Vivitek D556 has a pretty average projector brightness (3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the D556.

Other 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Infocus IN112A[plb_2178166_price], or the Viewsonic PJD6543W[plb_1530990_price].

If this Vivitek projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to look at the Epson EB-Z9870[plb_3060383_price] (8,700 ANSI lumens).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Matrix Size
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $58.11
Electricity cost when on standby $2.78
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Total running cost over 5 years $60.89
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0.4T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00814964338020

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