Vivitek H1188
Vivitek H1188
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Vivitek H1188 4 Star
An award winning and cheap to run 50000:1 1920 x 1080 projector
50000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 34dB Apr 2016
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Vivitek H1188 Review

1 Review + 1 Award
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$77 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $77 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Quite dim projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

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Vivitek H1188 In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site decided that this data projector was very good. gave this projector a "4 Star" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received a score of 80% from expert review website

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Vivitek Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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



The Vivitek H1188 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek H1188 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Vivitek H1188 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. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Average Noise Level

The Vivitek H1188 has a relatively typical noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek H1188 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Vivitek H1188 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek H1188 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek H1188 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released 15 Months Ago

This projector was released in April 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the H1188 is $77, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek h1188bk
Barcodes 00813097020529