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DELL S520 Projector

£8,127.28
£999.99 £7,127.29 cheaper than 91 days ago
8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens Sep 2014
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Supports Wi-Fi

The DELL S520 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the S520 do not support wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL S520 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S520.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Matrix Size

Across all the comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the S520 the matrix sizes range from 0.55" to 0.95". At 0.65 inches, the DELL S520 has a quite big matrix size compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

Across all the comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 11W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the DELL S520 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the S520.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The DELL S520 has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the S520. This data projector is a two number of built-in speakers projector compared to most of the similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago which only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The DELL S520 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the data projectors of a similar type and age to the S520. This multimedia projector is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector compared to most of the comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The DELL S520 is a two audio (L,R) in projector. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the S520 only have one audio (L,R) in.

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Very Big Offset

The average offset of projectors of this type and age is 60%, and the offsets range from -15% to 130%. When compared to other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the S520, the offset of the DELL S520 of 125 percent is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Uniformity

The smallest uniformity of data projectors that came out around the same time as the S520 is 80%, the biggest is 85%, and the average uniformity is 81%. With a uniformity of 85 percent, the DELL S520 has one of the biggest uniformitys amongst 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

DELL Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Projectors manufactured by DELL generally have unexceptional ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Does Not Support 3D

The DELL S520 does not support 3D. Most of the other projectors of this type and age do support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The DELL S520 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the S520 also do not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years the service life of lamps range from 2,500h to 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,400h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the DELL S520 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Heavy

The DELL S520 is one of the heavier 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the S520 (8.5 kilograms) amongst projectors of this age. Comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the S520 have weights of between 2.2kg and 22kg, and the average weight is 7.7kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL S520

Running Costs Are Average

The S520 has an average 1 year running cost of £115 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 13 projectors of a similar age and spec.

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the S520 over two years ago.

Average Noise Level

The DELL S520 has a pretty average noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the S520.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the DELL S520 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Video
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Version
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
User Guide
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Brackets Included
Batteries Included
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £110.56
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
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Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £114.25
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the DELL S520uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 1280x800
Barcodes 00012302575087, 00783384222106, 00884116107491, 04053162995758, 05397063213795

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