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Vivitek DH558

69

Overall Score

Vivitek DH558

Vivitek DH558
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level 1080p data projector
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 15000:1 Yes Oct 2015
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Vivitek DH558 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Vivitek DH558 as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
92
Running Costs
$42 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $42 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
For meeting rooms and presenters on the road
Key features
DLP technology
BrilliantColor
3D ready
HDMI
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Smaller than average bulb power

Vivitek DH558 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The DH558 is one of the cheaper to run projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DH558 is only $42.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Vivitek DH558 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Vivitek DH558's noise level of only 33dB is in the quietest 33% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Vivitek DH558 of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Vivitek DH558 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 68% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek DH558 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Vivitek DH558's service life of lamp of 5,000h is in the longest 29% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Vivitek DH558 supports 3D. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek DH558 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Vivitek DH558's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 4% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek DH558 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek DH558 supports full HD, unlike 63% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Vivitek DH558 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek dh558

Barcodes:

00813097021083

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