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53

Overall Score

Vivitek D557WH

£450.00
A very economical to run 15000:1 280 x 800 projector with passable features but a price that represents satisfactory value for money
15000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 35dB Nov 2013
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Vivitek D557W Review

With low running costs but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Vivitek D557W number 608 across all projectors.
61
Good
44
Average Features
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3 Years Old
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£81 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
53
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £81 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D-ready
Has a built-in speaker
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite small bulb power

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Vivitek D557W In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Vivitek Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Projectors built by Vivitek have very good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £450.00 it is cheaper than 76% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £3 (1%)

There was a cheaper price of £411.65 at Just Projectors 83 days ago.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Vivitek D557W and the United Kingdom price of £450.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $599.00 (£779.66).

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Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Vivitek D557W has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Vivitek data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Across similar types of projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Vivitek D557W of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 36% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Vivitek D557W's bulb power of only 190W is fairly small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 7% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Data projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek D557W is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Vivitek D557W of 35dB is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 51% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Vivitek D557W does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek D557W has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Vivitek D557W is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Vivitek projector has been on the market since November 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the D557W is £81 over 1 year based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek d557wh

Barcodes:

00012301965124, 00132018331187, 00163121424961, 00799198921845, 00814964338068, 00851905152253

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