The Qumi Q6 is a feature-rich multimedia pocket projector. Weighing in at just 475 grams and with a super-thin 34mm profile, business travellers and home entertainment enthusiast will find the LED...
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16 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The reviewer at one expert review site thought that this Vivitek projector was good. 01net.com gave this projector a "4 Star" award.
Expert Reviews Are Good
Projector expert review website 01net.com scored this multimedia projector 80 out of 100.
Running Costs Are Very Low
The average running cost of the Qumi Q6 is only £25 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 5% of all 60 projectors that were launched more than a year ago.
One Vivitek Qumi Q6 owner who purchased it thought it was easy to carry around. J&m said in their review of this projector “It is light weight and very easy to carry” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
One Vivitek Qumi Q6 reviewer who purchased the Vivitek Qumi Q6 thought it was good in terms of USB connections. J&m mentioned on Amazon “Here’s plenty of USB options” in their review of the Vivitek Qumi Q6 and gave the product an excellent review score.
One Vivitek Qumi Q6 reviewer who bought it considered that it was well made. This month J&m wrote on Amazon “The LED aspect is the solid state light source, no lamps to change”.
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Good 3D Picture Quality
One person who bought this projector said that it had a good 3D picture quality. J&m mentioned in their Vivitek Qumi Q6 review this year “The Q7 is 3D compatible.” .
Vivitek Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors
Vivitek is one of the better rated projector manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Vivitek also has good reviews for its projectors.
Supports WiFi Connectivity
Unlike most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the Qumi Q6 which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Qumi Q6 supports WiFi connectivity.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Vivitek Qumi Q6 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Viewsonic PJD5255[plb_2831063_price] which has better reviews.
Supports 3D Image Projection
The Qumi Q6 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the Qumi Q6.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other multimedia projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD5255[plb_2831063_price].
1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution
The Qumi Q6 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA). This projector also supports a graphics resolution of 1280 x 800. Across all multimedia projectors of this age and spec the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).
Fairly Long Lamp Service Life
Data projectors of this spec and age have lamp service lives of between 2,000h and 30,000h. At 30,000 hours, the Qumi Q6 has a quite long lamp service life compared to most of the other projectors that were released one year ago.
Two HDMI Ports
The Qumi Q6 has more HDMI ports than most of the projectors that are a similar age to the Qumi Q6. This multimedia projector is a two HDMI port projector compared to most of the comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the Qumi Q6 which only have one HDMI port.
At only 475 grams, the Qumi Q6 is fairly light compared to most of the other data projectors that were launched around the same time as the Qumi Q6. The weights of multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the Qumi Q6 range from 9.7g to 18kg, and the average weight is 4.4kg.
The Qumi Q6 is one of the narrower projectors of this type and age (only 165 millimeters) amongst projectors of this age. The widths of data projectors that were released around the same time as the Qumi Q6 range from 130mm to 510mm.
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Does Not Support Full HD Projection
The Qumi Q6 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year also do not support Full HD projection.
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
The dimmest projector brightness of projectors that have been available for more than a year is 500 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 8,200 ANSI lumens. The Qumi Q6 has one of the dimmest projector brightness (only 800 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Qumi Q6 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst data projectors of this age. The RMS rated power of projectors that came out around the same time as the Qumi Q6 range from 1.5W to 20W.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the Qumi Q6 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Qumi Q6 which has one USB 2.0 port.
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Only One Built-In Speaker
The Vivitek Qumi Q6 is a one built-in speaker multimedia projector.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this projector was released.
WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution
This projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many projectors of a similar age and spec to it.
Average Noise Level
At 34 decibels, the Qumi Q6 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the Qumi Q6.
We compared all the other 34dB noise level data projectors to this data projector and we think the Viewsonic PJD5255[plb_2831063_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
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Native Projector Resolution
800 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-45 - 33
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
-45 - 33
1 - 3
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 90
Native Aspect Ratio
Lamp Service Life
3D Image Projection
1280 x 800, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1280 x 800, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL, PAL 60, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
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