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Vivitek D555

70

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Vivitek D555

£472.00
£375.70 £96 cheaper than 11 days ago
Vivitek D555
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 No Jul 2013
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Vivitek D555 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Vivitek D555 as follows:
62
Value for Money
Good
73
Features
Good Features
62
Age
4 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£50 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £50 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Vivitek projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
From meeting room to presentations anywhere on the road
DLP technology
BrilliantColor
3D ready
HDMI
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £472 to £375.70 in the last 11 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Vivitek D555 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Vivitek Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Vivitek projectors and found that Vivitek had very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 75% of projectors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £375.70 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Vivitek D555 and the United Kingdom price of £375.70 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $444.99 (£617.25).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the D555 will cost only £50 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the cheaper to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Vivitek released the D555 in July 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Vivitek D555 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Vivitek D555 of 35dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 58% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Vivitek D555 of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 72% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Vivitek D555 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 63% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek D555 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Vivitek D555 of 5,000h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 40% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek D555 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Vivitek D555 of only 190W is in the smallest 6% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Vivitek D555 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek D555 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek viv33900ean, vivitek d555whedu, projectors d555wh, vivitek d555edu

Barcodes:

00012301965117, 00132018331156, 00814964338044, 00814964339003, 05907731314268, 08149643380444

Vivitek D555

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