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DELL 1610HD Projector

£389.99
£299.99 £90.00 cheaper than 73 days ago
2100:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB Sep 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £95.67 Electricity cost over 5 years
Just released eight months ago
Does not have a good remote control
DELL only has unexceptional projector reviews
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DELL Only Has Unexceptional Projector Reviews

We checked 1,027 expert and user reviews (including 159 verified purchases) for DELL projectors and found that on average DELL has unexceptional ratings. We also found that DELL has unexceptional ratings specifically within its 2100:1 contrast ratio projectors range. 90% of those that bought a DELL projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Have a Good Remote Control

Three owners thought the DELL 1610HD did not have a good remote control. Website Newegg.com said six years ago “The controller became damaged, so the BIOS couldn't even see the drive” yet they still scored this projector a maximum of 5 stars. They also mentioned “The controller went bad” in their review. Francois M. rated this projector 1 stars out of 5 and said seven years ago “As per them the problem come from the controller on the drive”.

Good Sound Quality

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Mr. D. J. Carr mentioned on expert website Amazon two years ago “Both picture and sound were excellent” and scored the DELL 1610HD 5 stars out of 5. Seven years ago Depeg wrote in their review of this projector on expert website Walmart.com “The sound is good”. Five years ago Thopper mentioned in their review of this projector “Great picture, sound is good for small box, presentations are great” and scored the product 4 stars out of 5.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers said in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality.


Other

Just Released Eight Months Ago

The 1610HD was only relased by DELL eight months ago. Newer data projectors like this one are likely to use better technology.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL 1610HD has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include because of their better review scores, the Asus S1 (£249.98), or the Sony VPL-DX220 (£361.97).

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy and Bulky

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it was heavy and bulky. Website Newegg.com wrote “Heavy programs boot up much faster” but even so they only rated it 1 stars out of 5.

Rhys R. said on expert review site Newegg.com “It is still working FLAWLESSLY to this day as my BOOT drive and it gets very heavy use on a daily basis” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Good Size

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it was heavy and bulky. Website Newegg.com wrote “Heavy programs boot up much faster” but even so they only rated it 1 stars out of 5. Rhys R. said on expert review site Newegg.com “It is still working FLAWLESSLY to this day as my BOOT drive and it gets very heavy use on a daily basis” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens, the DELL 1610HD has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The DELL 1610HD has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the DELL 1610HD has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Sony VPL-DX220 (£361.97) (41dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Password Protection

The DELL 1610HD supports password protection. Most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector also support password protection.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The DELL 1610HD has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The DELL 1610HD has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DELL 1610HD has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other new similar spec projectors.

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Video

HD-Ready

The DELL 1610HD is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other recently released multimedia projectors, the DELL 1610HD does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,000 hours, the DELL 1610HD has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec multimedia projectors. The shortest service life of lamp of recently released multimedia projectors is 1,500h and the longest is 30,000h.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Five people wrote in their reviews that this projector had a good battery life. Website Newegg.com said in their review of this projector “FAST, reasonably priced, stays cool, improves battery life”. They also mentioned “Improved battery life by an hour or so” in their review. And also wrote “Starts up faster, battery lasts longer, etc”.


Audio

Noisy

Four people said in their reviews that it was noisy. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this projector “No noise, low temp unit” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also said “Speed, no noise” in their review. And also wrote “This thing is even LOUDER”.

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Quiet

Nineteen people thought it was quiet. Six years ago website Newegg.com said in their review of this projector “Small, quiet and cool”. They also wrote “It's very fast and silent (of course” in their review. And also said “Fast, quiet, Fast, quiet, what else is there to say”.

Four people said in their reviews that it was noisy. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this projector “No noise, low temp unit” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also said “Speed, no noise” in their review. And also wrote “This thing is even LOUDER”.

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Design

Good Data Image Quality

Four owners who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. Pc Mag said “Good data image quality” in their review of the DELL 1610HD. Website Newegg.com gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Quality high”. Witt said on expert website Walmart.com “Great image quality and excellent value”.

Ceiling Mountable

The DELL 1610HD is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other latest projectors.

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Good Looking

Seventeen people agreed that it was good looking. Website Newegg.com said “Pretty fast - both in speed” in their review of this projector and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. They also wrote “Pretty fast when it works” in their review. And also mentioned “240 is pretty good for 102010”.

Three people who bought this projector wrote that it was smooth. Six years ago website Newegg.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Had everything running very smooth” in their review of this projector. An anonymous reviewer said “My computer runs very smooth, like computers are meant to be”. Bill C. wrote in his review of this projector “Smooth, quiet”.

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Easy to Use

Six owners who purchased it thought it was easy to use. Website Newegg.com gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Incredible speeds, made my below average laptop somewhat nice to use”. They also said “Actually is kind of fun to use” in their review. Website Walmart.com mentioned “Boot time from the time the bios turns over control to a usable desktop cut significantly”.

Five people who bought it considered that it was easy to setup. Website Newegg.com said “Very easy to setup”. They also wrote “The drive is lightening fast and easy to set up” in their review. Jhonny mentioned five years ago “Is easy to set up and is great for presentations” .

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Reliable

Fourteen people who reviewed the DELL 1610HD said that it was reliable. Website Newegg.com mentioned five years ago “Fast, Reliable, good customer service” . They also wrote “Very fast and thus far reliable drive” in their review. And also mentioned “Firmware updates increase speed an reliability”.

Ten customers said in their reviews that it was well made. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this projector three years ago “Solid set of connection choices”. Website Newegg.com said in their review of this projector “Solid performance” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “Solid and fast drive Comes with 3.5" to 2.5" mounting bracket” in their review.

Three customers who bought it considered that it was strong and durable. Mr. D. J. Carr wrote on expert website Amazon “The extending leg is simple yet sturdy, so projecting the picture at the correct height is simple” in their review of this projector. Iwficon mentioned on expert website Amazon “The desktop set up is very good as well, with a sturdy footing that makes it easy to direct the projection to where you want”. They also said “It has a pleasantly sturdy look and feel that immediately fills you with confidence” in their review.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £90 (23%)

The price has dropped from £389.99 to £299.99 in the last 73 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 53% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 47% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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Good Value for Money

Thirty-two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Website Newegg.com said “Worked well at first and was a good value” in their DELL 1610HD review and gave this projector a rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “When it worked it was great, fast drive, great price and decent size” in their review. And also said “Reasonable price”.

Three customers who bought it reckoned that it was expensive. Six years ago Isidoro C. said in their review of this projector on expert website Newegg.com “Still is, way too expensive”. Mariana K. gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and she wrote on expert website Newegg.com also six years ago “Is it work the cost for just that? It's debatable, as these things are expensive”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 973kza00, dell 973kzs00, dell 21030974, dell 1280x800, dell 163tj
Barcodes 05054629568613, 05397063150748

DELL 1610HD Review Sources

To prepare this DELL 1610HD review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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