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Vivitek DX255

69

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Vivitek DX255

Vivitek DX255
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A good spec and very economical to run quiet XGA projector
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Apr 2016
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Vivitek DX255 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Vivitek DX255 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Quieter than average noise level
3,200 ANSI lumens of brightness and 10,000:1 contrast ratio for clear, crisp and bright presentations
XGA (1024 x 768) native resolution scalable up to a maximum 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution
Compact and lightweight at less than 2kg for easy portability
A long lamp life up to 8,000 hours for low total cost of ownership (tco)
HDMI input for high definition content with the same high quality
Audio ready with built-in 2 watt audio speaker, audio-in and audio out ports
3D ready with 3d-ready via DLP link, IR, blu-ray 3d
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Vivitek DX255 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the DX255 is $46 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Vivitek DX255 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia 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 DX255's noise level of only 30dB is in the quietest 16% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Vivitek DX255's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 50% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Vivitek DX255's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Vivitek DX255 of 4,000h is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 38% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek DX255 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek DX255 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Vivitek DX255 of only 203W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 26% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Vivitek DX255 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Vivitek DX255 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek DX255 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek dx255

Barcodes:

00813097021908

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