Vivitek H1185HD
Vivitek H1185HD
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Vivitek H1185HD

A cheap to run 10000:1 1920 x 1080 multimedia projector
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 35dB Sep 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Vivitek H1185HD Review

With good reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Vivitek H1185HD as follows for Summary.
2 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$77 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 75%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $77 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Vivitek projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

Vivitek H1185HD In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Techradar and this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 75%.

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Vivitek Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

On average Vivitek projectors have very good ratings as do all projectors produced by Vivitek. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Vivitek H1185HD has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Vivitek H1185HD has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,500 ANSI lumens) amongst data projectors of this age.

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The H1185HD is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors also are 3D-ready.

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Supports Full HD

The H1185HD supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Vivitek H1185HD has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek H1185HD has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek H1185HD has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors also have a carrying case.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Vivitek released the H1185HD in September 2014.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the H1185HD is $77 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek h1185hd
Barcodes 00814964338914
25% longer service life of lamp
$12.13 cheaper to run
7% quieter noise level
Older by 10 months