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Vivitek D966HD

$1,175.00
A good value for money 10000:1 1920 x 1080 projector
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 40dB Feb 2014
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Vivitek D966HD Review

With good reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Vivitek D966HD number 5 across all projectors.
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2 Reviews
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Good
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Good Features
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$97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 74%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $97 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Vivitek projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
RoHS compliance
Very short service life of lamp
Quite loud noise level

Vivitek D966HD In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and dday.it the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 74%.

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Not Good Value for Money

Three customers who purchased this projector wrote that it was expensive. Trusted Reviews wrote in their Vivitek D966HD review “Fairly expensive desk”. Trusted Reviews also mentioned “Relatively expensive” in their review.

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the Vivitek D966HD was not good value for money. Trusted Reviews said “High price tag”. Trusted Reviews also said “Lack of a maintenance hatch, no USB 3.1 or Type C, moderate Turbo Boost utilization, slight throttling under full load, high price” in their review. Trusted Reviews also wrote “Cheaper models likely better value” in their review.

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Not Good in Terms of Connectivity

One customer concluded that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of the Vivitek D966HD last year “Limited connectivity”.

Good At Displaying High Definition TV

One Vivitek D966HD reviewer who reviewed the Vivitek D966HD considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Last year Trusted Reviews mentioned in their Vivitek D966HD review “Full HD Display”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased it thought it had good picture quality.

Tight

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was tight. Trusted Reviews said in April last year “Firm, tight bass” in their Vivitek D966HD review.

Vivitek Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Vivitek multimedia projectors and also specifically for Vivitek projectors and found that in both cases Vivitek had very good reviews compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Battery Life

Two people reckoned that the product had a good battery life. Trusted Reviews wrote “Epic battery life” although they only scored it 18.2 out of 100.

Acceptable Noise Level

Two Vivitek D966HD reviewers who reviewed this projector concluded that it was noisy. Trusted Reviews wrote “Noise Free Working” although they gave it a score of 1 stars.

Noisy

Two Vivitek D966HD reviewers who reviewed this projector concluded that it was noisy. Trusted Reviews wrote “Noise Free Working” although they gave it a score of 1 stars.

Good Features

Three people concluded that this projector had good features. Trusted Reviews wrote “Display IPS con ampi angoli di visuale, buone performance con le applicazioni, rumorosit e temperature basse, varie features di sicurezza, impress”.

Good Sound Quality

Two Vivitek D966HD reviewers agreed that this projector had good sound quality.

Expensive

Three customers who purchased this projector wrote that it was expensive. Trusted Reviews wrote in their Vivitek D966HD review “Fairly expensive desk”. Trusted Reviews also mentioned “Relatively expensive” in their review.

Easy to Use

Two Vivitek D966HD reviewers who reviewed this projector considered that it was easy to use. Trusted Reviews mentioned last year “Easy to use” in their Vivitek D966HD review although they scored it 1 stars. One Vivitek D966HD reviewer considered that this projector was comfortable and easy to hold. Trusted Reviews wrote “Comfy keyboard”.

Thick

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good structurally. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews “It fuses solid metal construction with a touchscreen display that can be rotated through 360 degrees”.

One person considered that it was thick. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Broad feature set with lots of installable apps”. One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was tight. Trusted Reviews said in April last year “Firm, tight bass” in their Vivitek D966HD review.

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Good Quality

Five customers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Trusted Reviews said “Decent sound quality” in their review of this projector. Trusted Reviews also wrote “Audio quality good” in their review. Trusted Reviews also mentioned “Excellent overall image quality” in their review.

Well Made

Five customers who purchased it thought it was well made. Trusted Reviews wrote “Robust, purpose built case, precise display hinges, excellent keyboard, fast WiFi” in their review of the Vivitek D966HD but despite that they rated it 18.2 out of 100. Trusted Reviews also mentioned “Very sturdy construction” in their review. Trusted Reviews also mentioned “Premium build quality” in their review.

Three Vivitek D966HD reviewers agreed that this projector was strong and durable. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of this projector “Sturdy design” but in spite of that they only rated it 1 stars. Trusted Reviews also said “Robust, funktionell design, exakta gngjrn, utmrkt tangentbord, snabbt WLAN” in their review.

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Well Designed

Eight customers who bought it thought it was well designed. Trusted Reviews wrote “Design robusto, funcional do chassi”. Trusted Reviews also said “Thins and Light Design” in their review.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this multimedia projector has an average price compared to other projectors. The cheapest projector that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Vivitek D966HD of £875.00 ($875.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $300.00.

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek D966HD has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Vivitek D966HD is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek D966HD supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. The Vivitek D966HD has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 2,500 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At 310 Watts, the Vivitek D966HD has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

When compared to other data projectors that we have assessed, the noise level of the Vivitek D966HD of 40 decibels is one of the loudest. Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek D966HD has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

At 4,200 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek D966HD has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Vivitek D966HD has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This Vivitek data projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Vivitek D966HD is HD-Ready, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when Vivitek released the D966HD.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 1 year running cost of the D966HD is $97 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 vivitekd966hd, vivitek 1920x1080, vivitek d966hdwt, generic d966hd
Barcodes 00012303626719, 00014444735695, 00132018331484, 00163121424817, 00172304336441, 00521402168261, 00606832862351, 00809393893349, 00814964338945

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