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Vivitek DW866 Projector

6000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB Nov 2014
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Vivitek's multimedia ready DW866 high-performance digital projector offers exceptional digital images with full color saturation. The projector features native WXGA resolutions, multiple... More
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Low Running Costs

The DW866 is in the cheapest 17% of all 12 projectors of this spec and age that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the DW866 is £104.

Vivitek Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Data projectors made by Vivitek have an average rating of 79%, which is in the top 53% of all data projector brands that we have analysed.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Vivitek DW866 supports Full HD projection. Most of the other data projectors of this age and type also support Full HD projection.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the DW866, the Vivitek DW866 supports 3D image projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other similar spec data projectors that were launched more than two years ago, the Vivitek DW866 has a built-in speaker.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the DW866 is 38dB. The Vivitek DW866 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 35 decibels) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The Vivitek DW866 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the projectors that have been available for more than two years. Most of the similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago only have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, however this data projector has four USB 2.0 ports.

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Supports Twelve Video Formats

The Vivitek DW866 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors of this age and type. This data projector supports an MP4 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DW866. The video formats "RM", "RMVB", "WMV", "MPG", "AVI", "TS", "DAT", "DIVX", "MKV", "MOV" and "MPEG" are also supported by this projector.

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Two Audio in Ports

The Vivitek DW866 has more audio in ports than most of the data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the DW866. Most of the multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the DW866 only have one audio in port, however this multimedia projector has two audio in ports.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

With a noise level in economy mode of only 32 decibels, the Vivitek DW866 has one of the quieter noise levels in economy mode amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age. The average noise level in economy mode of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the DW866 is 33dB, and the noise levels in economy mode range from 32dB to 37dB.

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Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Vivitek DW866 is a two VGA (D-Sub) port data projector. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec only have one VGA (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The Vivitek DW866 has a greater number of supported image formats than most comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to it. This projector supports a BMP image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by projectors that are a similar age to the DW866. The image formats "JPEG XR" and "JPG" are also supported by this Vivitek projector.

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Very Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The Vivitek DW866 has one of the lower power consumption in economy mode (only 250 Watts) amongst projectors of this age. Comparable spec data projectors that came out more than two years ago have power consumption in economy mode of between 250W and 370W.

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Very Light

At only 3.2 kilograms, the Vivitek DW866 is quite light compared to most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago. The average weight of comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the DW866 is 6.8kg.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The Vivitek DW866 has one of the longest service life of lamp in economic mode (5,000 hours) amongst 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Data projectors of this type and age have service life of lamp in economic mode of between 4,000h and 5,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 4,200h.

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Very Long Lamp Service Life

The lamp service lives of multimedia projectors of this age and type range from 3,000h to 3,500h, and the average lamp service life is 3,100h. At 3,500 hours, the Vivitek DW866 has a very long lamp service life compared to most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DW866.

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Very Narrow

Across all the projectors of this age and type the widths range from 280mm to 500mm. At only 285 millimeters, the Vivitek DW866 is quite narrow compared to most of the other 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the DW866.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Vivitek DW866 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DW866 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek DW866 has one of the dimmer projector brightness amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the DW866 is 3,000 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 7,200 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Low Maximum Horizontal Synchronization

At only 90 kilohertz, the Vivitek DW866 has a quite low maximum horizontal synchronization compared to most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the DW866. The lowest maximum horizontal synchronization of similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DW866 is 32kHz and the highest is 110kHz.

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Very Dim Lamp Power in Economic Mode

At only 190 Watts, the Vivitek DW866 has a fairly dim lamp power in economic mode compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. Across all the 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the DW866 the lamp powers in economic mode range from 190W to 4,000W.

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Very Small Lamp Power

With a lamp power of only 240 Watts, the Vivitek DW866 has one of the smaller lamp power amongst projectors of this age. Across all the projectors of this age and type the lamp power range from 240W to 350W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Vivitek DW866

Price Has Recently Increased by £1.67

The DW866 has increased in price by £1.67 in the last few weeks.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Vivitek released the DW866 over two years ago.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found native projector resolution on 6000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Analog Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Video
3D Image Projection
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
PC Audio Input
PC Audio Output
D-Sub PC in Port
Audio in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Supported Audio Format
Image Format
Video Format
RMS Rated Power
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £99.35
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £103.04
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek dw866, special dw866, special dw866p, special dw866pr, special dw866pro, special dw866proj
Barcodes 00814964339201, 00814964339218

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