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Vivitek DW866 Projector

6000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB Nov 2014
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Vivitek's multimedia ready DW866 high-performance digital projector offers exceptional digital images with full color saturation. The projector features native WXGA resolutions, multiple... More
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Vivitek Projectors Have Good Reviews

Vivitek projectors have an average rating of 79 out of 100, which is in the top 53% of all projector brands that we have assessed.

Supports 3D

The Vivitek DW866 supports 3D. Most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the DW866 also support 3D.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a 3D and we think the PA722, or the PA672 both from NEC is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek DW866 supports full HD, as do most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other similar spec data projectors that were launched more than two years ago, the Vivitek DW866 has a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 35 decibels, the Vivitek DW866 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the DW866. Multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the DW866 have noise levels of between 29dB and 39dB.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the NEC PA622 (39dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Vivitek DW866 is a four USB 2.0 ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the DW866 only have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The Vivitek DW866 has more audio (L,R) ins than most of the multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DW866. Most of the 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the DW866 only have one audio (L,R) in, however this Vivitek multimedia projector has two audio (L,R) ins.

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Supports Twelve Video Formats Supporteds

The number of supported video formats on the Vivitek DW866 is more than most data projectors of a comparable age and type to it. This data projector supports an MP4 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by projectors of this age and spec. The video formats supporteds "RM", "RMVB", "WMV", "MPG", "AVI", "TS", "DAT", "DIVX", "MKV", "MOV" and "MPEG" are also supported by this Vivitek projector.

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Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Vivitek DW866 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the DW866. Most of the projectors of this type and age only have one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity, however this projector has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The Vivitek DW866 has a greater number of supported image formats than most multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This multimedia projector supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by data projectors that are a similar age to the DW866. The image formats supporteds "BMP" and "JPEG XR" are also supported by this data projector.

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Very Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The average power consumption (economy mode) of multimedia projectors of this age and spec is 330W, and the power consumption (economy mode)s range from 210W to 370W. The Vivitek DW866 has a fairly low power consumption (economy mode) (only 250 Watts) compared to most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 3.2 kilograms, the Vivitek DW866 is fairly light compared to most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the DW866. Comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DW866 have weights of between 3.1g and 8.4kg.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the DW866 is 4,000h and the longest is 6,000h. At 5,000 hours, the Vivitek DW866 has a quite long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Across all the comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years the service life of lamps range from 3,000h to 5,000h. The Vivitek DW866 has one of the longer service life of lamps (3,500 hours) amongst 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the DW866, the Vivitek DW866 does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Low Horizontal Synchronization (max)

The average horizontal synchronization (max) of comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the DW866 is 89kHz, and the horizontal synchronization (max)s range from 32kHz to 110kHz. The Vivitek DW866 has a fairly low horizontal synchronization (max) (only 90 kilohertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only AAC++ Audio Formats Supported

This multimedia projector audio formats supported, which is the most frequently found audio formats supported on multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Dim Lamp Power (economic Mode)

The lamp power (economic mode)s of 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the DW866 range from 160W to 4,000W. The Vivitek DW866 has one of the dimmer lamp power (economic mode)s (only 190 Watts) amongst 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Very Small Bulb Power

Across all the 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years the bulb powers range from 200W to 350W, and the average bulb power is 320W. With a bulb power of only 240 Watts, the Vivitek DW866 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the DW866.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Vivitek DW866

Released Over Two Years Ago

Vivitek released the DW866 over two years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek DW866 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DW866.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 6000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Analog Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
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)
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
PC in (D-Sub)
Audio (L,R) in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Design
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
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $73.39
Electricity cost when on standby $2.72
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Total running cost over 5 years $76.11
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0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek dw866, vivitek ports, special dw866, special dw866p, special dw866pr, special dw866pro, special dw866proj
Barcodes 00814964339201, 00814964339218

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