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Overall Score

Vivitek D517

An economical to run 1024 x 768 33dB multimedia projector with satisfactory features
XGA (1024x768) No 33dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Vivitek D517 Review

With low running costs but average features,
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Average Features
24
5 Years Old
70
£91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

Sony 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 2017.
This projector has running costs of £91 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Supports full HD
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

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Vivitek D517 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Vivitek Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Vivitek projectors have very good ratings on average and Vivitek is one of the better rated manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Small Bulb Power

The Vivitek D517's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek D517 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek D517 supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Vivitek D517 of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 34% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek D517 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Vivitek D517 has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Vivitek D517 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

The Vivitek D517's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Vivitek released the D517 in July 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The D517 is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the D517 is £91.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek dpu35262vvug
Barcodes 00163120857197, 00814964336354

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