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Vivitek DX831 Review
|2 Years Old|
|£77 Over 5 Years|
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 £77 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 projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Vivitek DX831 In-Depth Analysis
Vivitek Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
Projectors manufactured by Vivitek have very good reviews on average. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Adequate Value for Money
Whilst the product is more expensive than 56% of projectors, it is under 3 years old but has mediocre features and at £839.08 we think it represents good value for money overall.
Average Running Costs
The DX831 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the DX831 will cost £77 over 5 years to run.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This data projector was released in January 2016.
Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution
The Vivitek DX831 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).
Louder Than Average Noise Level
The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Vivitek DX831's noise level of 39dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 8% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.
Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The contrast ratio (typical) of the Vivitek DX831 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 ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.
Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness
The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Vivitek DX831 of 4,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 79% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
The Vivitek DX831 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The Vivitek DX831's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 73% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Vivitek DX831 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Vivitek DX831 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
The Vivitek DX831 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Vivitek DX831 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.
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