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Vivitek DX977

68

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Vivitek DX977

Vivitek DX977
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector
36dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 No Apr 2016
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Vivitek DX977 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Vivitek DX977 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
78
Running Costs
$61 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $61 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Project 3d content from DLP link, PC based 3d and bluray HDMI 1.4b for realistic life-like images
Front/Rear infrared sensors for handy remote control from either in front or behind the projector
Hassle-free maintenance with top loading lamp door for convenient lamp replacement
Integrated closed caption decoding (ccd) automatically converts the audio portion of a TV signal and displays it as subtitles on the projected screen
Choice of 8 pre-set display scenario modes including presentation, bright, game, movie, TV, srgb, blackboard and user
Integrated network monitoring and management solutions (product certified) including crestron roomview, extron, AMX SSDP and telnet
Built-in 3w audio speaker with multiple audio-in and audio-out ports
Extend lamp life with an energy efficient lamp that deliver up to 4,000 hours of usage (dynamic eco. mode)
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Assortment of video (hdmi 1.4b, displayport, VGA, s-video, composite video), communication (rj45, USB, rs232, 12v trigger) and audio (audio-in/out) i/o options for simplified device connectivity
5 segment RYGWB color wheel for improved and vivid color reproduction
Vertical lens shift and 1.5x zoom range for flexible image sizing and distance planning
DLP darkchip3 and brilliantcolor technologies for optimal black levels and vibrant colorful images
Anti-theft security features include: kensington security slot, security bar, and password protected keypad lock
Does not support full HD
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

Vivitek DX977 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The DX977 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the DX977 will cost $61 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Vivitek DX977 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Vivitek data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The Vivitek DX977's noise level of 36dB is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 63% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Vivitek DX977's contrast ratio (typical) 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 ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Vivitek DX977 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 90% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek DX977 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Vivitek DX977's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 64% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek DX977 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek DX977 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek DX977 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of data projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Vivitek DX977 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Vivitek DX977 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek dx977wt, acer dx977wt

Barcodes:

00813097021380

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