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Vivitek D966HD

77

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Vivitek D966HD

$1,185.99
Vivitek D966HD
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An economical to run and classic moderate noise level 1080p projector, with a fair price and good features
40dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 10000:1 Yes Feb 2014
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Vivitek D966HD Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Vivitek D966HD number 408 across all projectors.
84
Reviews
1 Review
78
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
79
Running Costs
$61 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 77%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $61 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Vivitek projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Louder than average noise level
Very short service life of lamp

Vivitek D966HD In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the D966HD is $61 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Vivitek D966HD has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors 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 multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the Vivitek D966HD of 40dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 95% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Vivitek D966HD of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 56% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Vivitek D966HD of 4,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 25% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short 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 D966HD's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is in the shortest 8% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Vivitek D966HD supports 3D. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek D966HD has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek D966HD has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Vivitek D966HD's bulb power of 310W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 84% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek D966HD supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Vivitek D966HD is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek D966HD has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Vivitek D966HD is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek d966hdwt

Barcodes:

00012303626719, 00814964338945

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