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Vivitek DU978WT

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Vivitek DU978WT

£1,478.90
Vivitek DU978-WT
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A fully featured but 2 year old moderate noise level WUXGA multimedia projector, with low running costs but representing only average value for money
36dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 15000:1 No Nov 2015
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Vivitek DU978-WT Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Vivitek DU978-WT number 700 across all projectors.
65
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Widescreen WUXGA resolution perfect for HD multimedia presentations and movies
DLP darkchip3 and brilliantcolor technologies for optimal black levels and vibrant colorful images
Vertical lens shift and 1.5x zoom ratio for greater installation convenience and flexibility
5 segment RYGWB color wheel for improved and vivid color reproduction
Assortment of video (hdmi 1.4b, displayport, VGA, s-video, composite video), communication (rj45, USB, rs232, 12v trigger) and audio (audio-in/out) i/o options for simplified device connectivity
Extend lamp life with an energy efficient lamp that deliver up to 4,000 hours of usage (dynamic eco. mode)
Project 3d content from DLP link, PC based 3d and bluray HDMI 1.4b for realistic life-like images
Built-in 3w audio speaker with multiple audio-in and audio-out ports
Integrated network monitoring and management solutions (product certified) including crestron roomview, extron, AMX SSDP and telnet
Choice of 8 pre-set display scenario modes including presentation, bright, game, movie, TV, srgb, blackboard and user
Anti-theft security features include: kensington security slot, security bar, and password protected keypad lock

Vivitek DU978-WT In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Vivitek Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Vivitek is one of the better rated multimedia projector brands according to average reviews from users and experts. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,478.90 it is more expensive than 76% of projectors.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The DU978-WT has an average running cost of £72 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Vivitek released the DU978-WT in November 2015.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Vivitek DU978-WT has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The DU978-WT's noise level of 36dB is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 35% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the DU978-WT of 15,000 is in the highest 25% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The DU978-WT's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 84% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The DU978-WT has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The DU978-WT's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is in the shortest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DU978-WT has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the DU978-WT of 310W is in the biggest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The DU978-WT is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek DU978-WT supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

du978wt du978wt, vivitek du978wt

Barcodes:

00813097021465

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