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Vivitek D5280U

69

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Vivitek D5280U

£1,650.00
Vivitek D5280U
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A fully featured but 4 year old moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with OK running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
40dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2200:1 No Aug 2013
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Vivitek D5280U ProjectorDigital Multimedia Projector 4500 ANSI Lumens 2200:1 contrast ratio
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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Vivitek D5280U Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Vivitek D5280U as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
81
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£84 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £84 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
4500 ANSI lumens and 2200:1 contrast ratio
DLP and brilliantcolor technologies for detailed image quality
Centered lens for easy installation
Horizontal and vertical lens shift
Connectivity options including: HDMI v1.3, displayport, vga-out, rj45 and rs-232c
DisplayPort connector for digital audio and video signals
Built-in 12v trigger for external wireless module connection
Interchangeable lens options for greater installation flexibility
Audio ready with (two) 3w audio speakers

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Vivitek D5280U In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

On average Vivitek projectors have very good reviews compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £495 (30%)

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The D5280U has an average running cost of £84 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2013.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Vivitek D5280U has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Vivitek D5280U's noise level of 40dB is very loud compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 4% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Vivitek D5280U of only 2,200 is in the lowest 16% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Vivitek D5280U of 4,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 77% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek D5280U has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Vivitek D5280U's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is in the shortest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek D5280U has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Vivitek D5280U's bulb power of 330W is bigger than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 87% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The Vivitek D5280U is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek D5280U supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Vivitek D5280U has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

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00814964336330

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