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DELL S520

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DELL S520

£2,490.00
DELL S520
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
36dB 1280 X 800 2200:1 No Mar 2014
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Dell S520 Interactive Projector - P/N: 3VF59
£2,490.00
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Refurbished - Dell S520 Interactive Projector - P/N: 3VF59
£799.99
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£995.00
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £2,490.00. APR 16.9%.
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£2,723.78
£226.98*
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
Purchase price £2,490.00. APR 7.9%.
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£2,912.23
£60.67*
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Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £2,490.00. APR 16.9%.
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£2,951.80
£122.99*
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DELL S520 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the DELL S520 as follows:
53
Value for Money
Average
76
Features
Good Features
67
Age
3 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Wireless versatility: widi + miracast and wifi connectivity with windows 7, windows 8, android and ios compatibility
High-performance short-throw projection: 3,100 lumens brightness with HD resolution, integrated speakers and various ports for easy network connectivity
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

DELL S520 Video Reviews

DELL S520 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

DELL Only Has Unexceptional Projector Reviews

We checked 2,005 owner and expert reviews (including 409 verified purchases) for DELL data projectors and found that on average DELL has unexceptional reviews compared to other manufacturers. 87% of those that bought a DELL data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £2,490.00 it is more expensive than 86% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the DELL S520 of $799.99 (£1,109.51) in the United States. That's a saving of £1,380.49.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The S520 is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the S520 is £69.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the S520 in March 2014.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The DELL S520's noise level of 36dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 38% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the DELL S520 of 8,000 is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 59% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the DELL S520 of 3,100 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 59% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The DELL S520 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The DELL S520's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 17% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DELL S520 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the DELL S520 of 280W is bigger than 75% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The DELL S520 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The DELL S520 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The DELL S520 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The DELL S520 has a mounting brackets included, which is unusual. 96% of multimedia projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The DELL S520 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dell nwpf3

Barcodes:

00012302575087, 00783384222106, 00884116107491, 04053162995758, 05397063213795

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