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A 5 year old 50000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with moderate reviews and average features and an enormous 23dB noise level
50000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 23dB Jan 2013
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JVC DLA-X55R Review

With average reviews and low running costs,
1 Review
Average Features
4 Years Old
£119 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £119 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This JVC projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
1920 x 1080 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode
Very dim projector brightness

JVC DLA-X55R In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from

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Supports Full HD

The JVC DLA-X55R supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The JVC DLA-X55R has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this JVC projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The DLA-X55R's projector brightness of only 1,200 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 9% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the DLA-X55R of only 23dB is in the quietest 2% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in January 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The DLA-X55R is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the DLA-X55R is £119.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc dlax55rbu
Barcodes 04975769405587, 04975769405594
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