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Vivitek D5280U Projector

£1,655.00
2200:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 40dB 4,500 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £115.86 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Supports full HD
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Reviews

Good Brand

Vivitek data projectors have an average rating of 78 out of 100, which is in the top 58% of all data projector manufacturers that we have assessed. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Vivitek released the D5280U in August 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek D5280U has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Projector

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Vivitek D5280U is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's 11% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector the resolution ranges from WVGA (854x480) (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 2,300 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 4,500 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek D5280U has a very bright projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The Vivitek D5280U supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago do not support full HD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors which support full HD currently available including because of its better review score, the Viewsonic PJD7822HDL.

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HD-Ready

The Vivitek D5280U is HD-Ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also are HD-Ready.

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Energy

High Running Costs

The D5280U is one of the more expensive to run multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the D5280U is £116.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The Vivitek D5280U has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of this age and type do not have a DVI port.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Vivitek D5280U has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek D5280U has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector is 3,600h. At only 2,000 hours, the Vivitek D5280U has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Bulb Power

With a bulb power of 330 Watts, the Vivitek D5280U's bulb power is one of the biggest amongst projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector. 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago have bulb powers of between 180W and 330W.

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Performance

Very Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector is 30dB, the loudest is 40dB, and the average noise level is 35dB. When compared to other multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector that we have checked, the Vivitek D5280U's noise level of 40 decibels is one of the loudest.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek d5280u
Barcodes 00814964336330

Vivitek D5280U Review Sources

To prepare this Vivitek D5280U review we compared this projector to 2,071 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 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 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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