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Vivitek D8800 Review
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|8 Great Features|
|4 Years Old|
|£321 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 24?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £321 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 2% of all 94 recently released 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an Ethernet LAN
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Very short service life of lamp
Very loud noise level
Vivitek D8800 Video Reviews
Vivitek D8800 In-Depth Analysis
Data projectors manufactured by Vivitek generally have good ratings. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The Vivitek D8800 has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 2,000 hours) compared to most of the other recently released projectors. The service life of lamps of comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector range from 2,000h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,500h.
WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution
The Vivitek D8800 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.
A WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution is actually the best resolution amongst all 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to this multimedia projector.
Amongst comparable types of multimedia projector the worst resolution is SVGA (800x600).
Has an Ethernet LAN
The Vivitek D8800 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other recently released 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.
Has a DVI Port
The Vivitek D8800 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector which do not have a DVI port.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Vivitek D8800 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other new multimedia projectors.
Supports Full HD
The Vivitek D8800 supports full HD, unlike most of the other new data projectors which do not support full HD.
The Vivitek D8800 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.
Very Big Bulb Power
The average bulb power of similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector is 230W. The Vivitek D8800 has one of the biggest bulb powers (400 Watts) amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.
Very Bright Projector Brightness
The dimmest projector brightness of new similar spec projectors is 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 8,000 ANSI lumens. The Vivitek D8800 has one of the brightest projector brightnesses (8,000 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.
Very Loud Noise Level
With a noise level of 43 decibels, the Vivitek D8800 has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector. The average noise level of 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector is 35dB.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2013.
Running Costs Are High
The D8800 is in the most expensive 2% of all 94 recently released 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the D8800 is £321.
Vivitek D8800 Review Sources
To prepare this Vivitek D8800 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 330,600 product attributes, 16,125 projector reviews and 2,431,700 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.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||vivitek 1920x1200, vivitek px750u|