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Vivitek D517 Projector

XGA (1024x768) 33dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Full HD Release Date £90.69 Electricity cost over 5 years
Vivitek has good multimedia projector reviews
Supports full HD
Has a built-in speaker(s)

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The average 1 year running cost of the D517 is £91 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 55 projectors that have been available for more than two years.


Reviews

Vivitek Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Vivitek is one of the better rated data projector brands according to average owner and expert review score data that we have collected for all projectors. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Vivitek D517 supports full HD, as do most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other data projectors which support full HD currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony VPL-HW50ES/W.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek D517 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer H7531D.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Performance

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Vivitek D517 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.

We compared this projector to all the other 33dB noise level multimedia projectors and we think the Benq LX60ST which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The Vivitek D517 has a relatively average projector brightness (3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Vivitek D517 is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Vivitek D517 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also are ceiling mountable.

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Display

Has a Built-In Display

The Vivitek D517 has a built-in display. Most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector do not have a built-in display.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek D517 has a carrying case, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek D517 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Vivitek D517 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors of this type and age also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

Across all the projectors of this age and spec the bulb powers range from 140W to 380W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Vivitek D517 has a quite small bulb power (only 190 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek dpu35262vvug
Barcodes 00163120857197, 00814964336354

Vivitek D517 Review Sources

To prepare this Vivitek D517 review we compared this projector to 2,059 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 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 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 X402 vs Vivitek D517

Optoma X402 vs Vivitek D517
Optoma X402 Vivitek D517
£ 515.72 £0.00
Higher RMS Rated Power
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Brighter Projector Brightness
Bigger Bulb Power
Shorter Service Life of Lamp
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Epson EB-536Wi vs Vivitek D517

Epson EB-536Wi vs Vivitek D517
Epson EB-536Wi Vivitek D517
£ 806.57 £0.00
Vastly Higher RMS Rated Power
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys
A Lot Longer Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
20% Longer Service Life of Lamp
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Louder Noise Level

Optoma W350 vs Vivitek D517

Optoma W350 vs Vivitek D517
Optoma W350 Vivitek D517
£ 534.41 £0.00
Higher RMS Rated Power
Two More VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys
19% Lower Power Consumption (PowerSave)
600 ANSI Lumens Brighter Projector Brightness
27% Heavier
Smaller Offset
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