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Vivitek DU978-WT Projector

15000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 36dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Nov 2015
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The Vivitek DU978-WT is a high brightness multimedia digital projector. The DU978-WT delivers an amazing image quality and would be perfectly suited for any large meeting room. With a brightness... More
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12 Reasons For

Vivitek Has Good Projector Reviews

Projectors produced by Vivitek are some of the better projectors according to average reviews from owners and experts.

Supports Full HD

Unlike most of the other projectors that came out more than a year ago which do not support full HD, the DU978-WT supports full HD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors which support full HD currently available including the Epson 1284 ($794.03) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DU978-WT has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the DU978-WT also have a built-in speaker(s).

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector Native Resolution

The DU978-WT has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

A WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

The worst resolution across comparable types of projector is XGA (1024x768).

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the DU978-WT of 5,000 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest amongst data projectors that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the DU978-WT the projector brightnesss range from 2,000 ANSI lumens to 5,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens.

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Very Big Matrix Size

When compared to other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the DU978-WT, the DU978-WT's matrix size of 0.67 inches is one of the biggest. The matrix sizes of similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the DU978-WT range from 0.55" to 0.67".

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The DU978-WT is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the DU978-WT only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the DU978-WT have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the DU978-WT which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The Vivitek DU978-WT is a two audio (L,R) in projector.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

The Vivitek DU978-WT has a maximum maximum digital resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more maximum digital resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels projector, which is the most common maximum digital resolution.

A 1920 x 1200 pixels maximum digital resolution is in fact the best maximum digital resolution across all data projectors that are a comparable age to the DU978-WT.

The worst maximum digital resolution across comparable types of projector is 1280 x 1024 pixels.

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Very Big Offset

With an offset of 122 percent, the DU978-WT's offset is one of the biggest amongst projectors of this age and spec. The offsets of data projectors that came out around the same time as the DU978-WT range from 8% to 130%.

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Very Big Bulb Power

When compared to other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DU978-WT that we have checked the bulb power of, the DU978-WT's bulb power of 310 Watts is one of the biggest. Across all the comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DU978-WT the bulb powers range from 170W to 310W, and the average bulb power is 220W.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The DU978-WT does not support 3D. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the DU978-WT also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DU978-WT does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other projectors which also support wi-Fi to this projector and we think the EB-W31, the EB-U04, or the EB-W32 all from Epson is also worth considering.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors of this age and type range from 2,500h to 10,000h. At only 2,500 hours, the DU978-WT has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the DU978-WT.

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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 more than a year have one USB 2.0 ports quantity, including the DU978-WT which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Very Heavy

Across all the data projectors of this age and type the weights range from 2.3g to 4kg, and the average weight is 2.6kg. When compared to other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DU978-WT that we have checked, the DU978-WT's weight of 4 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Very High Power Consumption (economy Mode)

With a power consumption (economy mode) of 300 Watts, the DU978-WT has one of the highest power consumption (economy mode)s amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the DU978-WT the power consumption (economy mode)s range from 200W to 300W, and the average power consumption (economy mode) is 230W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Vivitek DU978-WT

Released Over a Year Ago

Vivitek released the DU978-WT over a year ago.

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 36 decibels, the DU978-WT has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that came out around the same time as the DU978-WT.

If you would consider a data projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the DW814 (36dB), or the DX881ST (36dB) both from Vivitek.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
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
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $90.70
Electricity cost when on standby $2.82
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Total running cost over 5 years $93.52
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0.61T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer du978, acer du978w, acer du978wt, du978wt du978, special du978, vivitek du978, special du978w, vivitek du978w, du978wt du978w, du978wt du978wt, special du978wt, vivitek du978wt
Barcodes 00813097021465
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