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Vivitek DH558 Projector

15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 33dB Oct 2015
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The DH558 is Full 1080p HD (1920 x 1080p) native resolution projector. It features DLP and BrilliantColor technologies to display distinct, vibrant images in a widescreen format. The Vivitek DH558... More
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11 Reasons For

Vivitek Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

Vivitek is one of the superior data projector manufacturers according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Supports 3D

The Vivitek DH558 supports 3D, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age do not support 3D.

There are a number of other projectors which support 3D currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Optoma W316[plb_2136073_price].

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek DH558 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the DH558 do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available which you might also want to consider including the Epson 1284[plb_3127260_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek DH558 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The Vivitek DH558 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). The resolution of all data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the DH558 ranges from XGA (1024x768) to WUXGA (1920x1200).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Vivitek DH558 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 800 x 600 (SVGA). In addition, this projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

A 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) supported graphics resolutions is in fact the best supported resolution across all projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the DH558.

A 640 x 480 (VGA) supported graphics resolutions is the worst supported resolution across similar types of multimedia projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 33 decibels, the Vivitek DH558 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the DH558 is 29dB and the loudest is 39dB.

Other multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Optoma W415e[plb_2988032_price] (35dB).

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Quite Big Offset

The smallest offset of data projectors of a similar type and age to the DH558 is 8%, the biggest is 130%, and the average offset is 75%. With an offset of 115 percent, the Vivitek DH558 has one of the bigger offsets amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The power consumption (economy mode)s of data projectors of this age and spec range from 200W to 300W. At only 200 Watts, the Vivitek DH558 has a quite low power consumption (economy mode) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released one year ago.

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Light

Across all the 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the DH558 the weights range from 2.3g to 4kg. At only 2.3 kilograms, the Vivitek DH558 is fairly light compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Vivitek DH558 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors of this age and type also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at other projectors which also support wi-Fi including the EB-W31[pl_3193910_price], the EB-U04[pl_3024676_price], or the EB-W32[pl_3059517_price] all from Epson.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors of a similar age and spec to the DH558 the projector brightnesss range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 5,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek DH558 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

There are a number of alternative 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Epson VS345[plb_3043985_price].

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth considering include the Vivitek DW882ST[plb_3704440_price] (3,600 ANSI lumens).

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Very Small Bulb Power

At only 190 Watts, the Vivitek DH558 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the DH558. Similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the DH558 have bulb powers of between 170W and 310W, and the average bulb power is 220W.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DH558 have one USB 2.0 ports quantity, including the Vivitek DH558 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Vivitek DH558 is a one HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 6,000 hours, the Vivitek DH558 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than a year ago is 3,500h and the longest is 10,000h.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

With a noise level (economic mode) of 31 decibels, the Vivitek DH558 has a fairly loud noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DH558. The noise level (economic mode)s of 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the DH558 range from 27dB to 37dB.

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1 Other reason to consider the Vivitek DH558

Released Over a Year Ago

Vivitek released the DH558 over a year ago.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
USB Powered
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Technical Details
Contrast Ratio
RMS Output Power (max)
Display Aspect Ratio

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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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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek dh558
Barcodes 00813097021083

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