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Vivitek D8300 Projector

3000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 45dB 6,500 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
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Designed for large venue and professional installations, the Vivitek D8300 delivers the highest performance in Full-HD applications thanks to its on-board 0.95 DMD DLP Technology. The Vivitek... More
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Vivitek Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each projector manufacturer. On average Vivitek projectors have good reviews from experts and owners.

Supports Full HD

The Vivitek D8300 supports full HD. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the D8300 do not support full HD.

There are a number of other data projectors which support full HD currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Epson 475Wi[plb_1778250_price], or the Hitachi CP-WX8255A[plb_1884022_price].

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Vivitek D8300 of 6,500 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest amongst projectors that have been available for more than two years. The average projector brightness of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the D8300 is 3,500 ANSI lumens.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The Vivitek D8300 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all multimedia projectors of this age and type is WUXGA (1920x1200) and the worst is SVGA (800x600).

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Very Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years range from 140W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 240W. The Vivitek D8300 has one of the biggest bulb powers (400 Watts) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Vivitek D8300 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek D8300 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the D8300 do have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to consider including the Epson EB-425W[plb_1844228_price].

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Does Not Support 3D

The Vivitek D8300 does not support 3D. Most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the D8300 also do not support 3D.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a 3D and we think the NEC NP-M311W[plb_1525270_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago, the Vivitek D8300 does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support wi-Fi which you might also want to consider including the EB-425W[pl_1844228_price], or the BrightLink 436Wi[pl_1875520_price] both from Epson.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 1,500 hour, the Vivitek D8300 has a very short service life of lamp compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the D8300. The average service life of lamp of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 4,400h, and the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h.

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Only Three BNC Input Portss

Most multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago have between three and four BNC input portss, including the Vivitek D8300 which has three BNC input portss.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

Most similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the D8300 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the Vivitek D8300 which has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.

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Only One Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in

Most data projectors of a similar type and age to the D8300 have between one and two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins, including the Vivitek D8300 which has one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in.

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Heavy

When compared to other projectors of this spec and age that we have assessed, the Vivitek D8300's weight of 15.5 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The weights of projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the D8300 range from 230g to 30kg.

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Very Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the Vivitek D8300 of 45 decibels is one of the loudest amongst projectors of a comparable age and spec to the D8300. Across all the projectors that were launched around the same time as the D8300 the noise levels range from 26dB to 45dB, and the average noise level is 35dB.

If you are not concerned about having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the CP-WX8265[pl_1900979_price] (39dB), or the CP-X8170[pl_1900980_price] (39dB) both from Hitachi.

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1 Other reason to consider the Vivitek D8300

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 3000:1 contrast ratio projector was released over three years ago.

Specification

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Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
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Electricity cost when switched on $120.29
Electricity cost when on standby $5.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $125.71
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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