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DELL M115HD Projector

10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB 450 ANSI Lumens Oct 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £20.35 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
DELL multimedia projectors only have unexceptional reviews
Quite dim projector brightness
66 Reviews

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average 1 year running cost of the M115HD is only £21 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.


Reviews

DELL Multimedia Projectors Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

Average reviews across all DELL projectors are unexceptional, however average reviews across just DELL's 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors are good. 71% of those that bought a DELL multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since October 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL M115HD has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector.

Alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include the NEC NP-M282 which has better reviews.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

When compared to other data projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector, the DELL M115HD's projector brightness of only 450 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest. The average projector brightness of projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector is 3,400 ANSI lumens.

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the GP20 (£399) (700 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the GP30 (£599) (900 ANSI lumens and higher rated) both from Benq or the Acer K137 (700 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The DELL M115HD does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the Epson Home Cinema 600 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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HD-Ready

The DELL M115HD is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the DELL M115HD has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 36dB noise level projectors currently available including because of its better review score, the Benq GP10 (£472).

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Supports Password Protection

The DELL M115HD supports password protection. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years also support password protection.

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 30,000 hours, the DELL M115HD's service life of lamp is one of the longest amongst projectors that were released more than two years ago. Across all the data projectors of this spec and age the service life of lamps range from 500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,400h.

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Storage

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The DELL M115HD has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this projector which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The DELL M115HD has a carrying case. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DELL M115HD has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The DELL M115HD does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers generic m115hd, dell 1280x800, dell m115hd
Barcodes 00000011225281, 00012303833742, 00044111962536, 00600135878378, 00659223143355, 00799198049679, 00884116128847, 04053162593725, 04560394032361, 04913603175166, 05052183870005, 05054484715740, 05054533715745, 05397063348084, 08841161288478

DELL M115HD Review Sources

To prepare this DELL M115HD 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 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 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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Optoma X600 vs DELL M115HD

Optoma X600 vs DELL M115HD
Optoma X600 DELL M115HD
£ 1,033.90 £0.00
Considerably Better User Reviews
Vastly Better PC Mag Review
5,550 ANSI Lumens Brighter Projector Brightness
Considerably Better Expert Reviews
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by £93.92
11x Shorter Lamp Service Life

Acer P7505 vs DELL M115HD

Acer P7505 vs DELL M115HD
Acer P7505 DELL M115HD
£ 1,434.97 £0.00
91% Brighter Projector Brightness
Twice the Resolution
Bigger Zoom Ratio
Expert Reviews Are a Little Better
Nine Hundred and Ninety-Nine Times Lower Number of Colours
643% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years

Optoma EH500 vs DELL M115HD

Optoma EH500 vs DELL M115HD
Optoma EH500 DELL M115HD
£ 932.12 £0.00
91% Brighter Projector Brightness
Higher Resolution
Bigger Zoom Ratio
Newer HDMI Version
440% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
26,500h Shorter Lamp Service Life
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