|15000:1||WUXGA (1920x1200)||No||36dB||Nov 2015|
|Contrast Ratio (typical)||Projector Native Resolution||3D||Noise Level||Release Date|
Vivitek DU978-WT Review
|Value for Money||
|1 Year Old|
|£123 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 50?
Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £123 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode
Should You Buy it Now?
Vivitek DU978-WT In-Depth Analysis
Vivitek Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors
We calculated the average reviews for all Vivitek data projectors and found that Vivitek had very good reviews compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product is under 2 years old but has average features and at £1,424.30 it is more expensive than 76% of projectors.
Price Has Gone Up by £11 (1%)
There was a cheaper price of £1,413.75 at Just Projectors 80 days ago.
Average Noise Level
The Vivitek DU978-WT's noise level of 36dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 64% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The DU978-WT has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the DU978-WT of only 2,500h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 12% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
The DU978-WT is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.
WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution
The Vivitek DU978-WT has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Quite Bright Projector Brightness
The DU978-WT's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 19% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Supports Full HD
The DU978-WT supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.
Quite Big Bulb Power
Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the Vivitek DU978-WT of 310W is fairly big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Released Over a Year Ago
This multimedia projector has been on the market since November 2015.
Running Costs Are OK
The average 1 year running cost of the DU978-WT is £123 based on alright energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||vivitek du978wt, du978wt du978wt, acer du978wt|