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Vivitek DX831

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Vivitek DX831

$2,051.77
$799.00 $1,253 cheaper than 68 days ago
Vivitek DX831
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
39dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 Yes Jan 2016
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Vivitek DX831 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Vivitek DX831 number 812 across all projectors.
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
75
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,067 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Variety of display connectivity options including: HDMI v1.4b (2x of which 1x mhl), vga-in (2x), vga-out, s-video and composite video
Compatible with long VGA cables for a maximum length of up to 20 meters
Top-loading, sliding cover for quick and easy lamp replacement
Sealed optical engine, minimizing the impact of dust and smoke
Integrated network monitoring and management solutions (product certified) including crestron roomview, extron, AMX SSDP and telnet
Internal audio speaker delivers 10w of total audio power
3D compatibility with DLP link and HDMI 1.4b blu-ray support for dazzling and realistic life-like images
MHL device compatibility for streaming of video and audio content from a compatible mobile device
Brighter than average projector brightness
Quick auto search filtering to quickly locate input signal source
6 segment (rygcwb) color wheel for accurate and detailed images
The 1.39-2.09:1 throw ratio with 1.5x zoom ensures a flexible installation
Energy efficient lamp that last up to 7,000 hours (in dynamic eco. mode)
Anti-theft security features include: kensington security slot, security bar, and PIN lock keypad
Louder than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

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Vivitek DX831 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $1,253 (61%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Vivitek DX831 of £769.00 ($769.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $30.00.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the DX831 is $66 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,067 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Vivitek DX831 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of data projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Vivitek DX831's noise level of 39dB is louder than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 9% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Vivitek DX831 of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 25% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Vivitek DX831's projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 23% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Vivitek DX831 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Vivitek DX831's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than 67% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek DX831 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek DX831 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Vivitek DX831 is HD-Ready. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Vivitek DX831 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek dx831, vivitek 15k1

Barcodes:

00813097021526

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