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Vivitek DW814

79

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Vivitek DW814

£591.48
Vivitek DW814
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A low cost and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with very good features
36dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes Jul 2015
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Vivitek DW814 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Vivitek DW814 number 279 in 3D projectors and number 429 across all projectors.
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Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£63 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

Epson data 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 projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Brighter than average projector brightness
Supports 3D
Key features
DLP technology
BrilliantColor
3D ready

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Vivitek DW814 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Vivitek has very good average reviews across its entire multimedia projector range 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

Very Good Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old. However at £591.48 it is still cheaper than 61% of projectors.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the DW814 is £63 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in July 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Vivitek DW814 of 36dB is in the loudest 34% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Vivitek DW814's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 25% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Vivitek DW814 of 3,800 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 32% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Vivitek DW814's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 31% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Vivitek DW814 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek DW814 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek DW814 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Vivitek DW814's bulb power of 240W is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 58% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Vivitek DW814 has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Vivitek DW814 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek DW814 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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vivitek dw814

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Vivitek DW814

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