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Vivitek DX831

75

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Vivitek DX831

£839.08
Vivitek DX831
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A good value for money but a little out of date moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features and low running costs
39dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 Yes Jan 2016
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Vivitek DX831 Review

Released 2 years ago and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Vivitek DX831 number 427 in 3D projectors and number 735 across all projectors.
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Value for Money
Very Good
72
Features
Good Features
80
Age
2 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£77 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 £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:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Variety of display connectivity options including: HDMI v1.4b (2x of which 1x mhl), vga-in (2x), vga-out, s-video and composite video
Compatible with long VGA cables for a maximum length of up to 20 meters
Top-loading, sliding cover for quick and easy lamp replacement
Sealed optical engine, minimizing the impact of dust and smoke
Integrated network monitoring and management solutions (product certified) including crestron roomview, extron, AMX SSDP and telnet
Internal audio speaker delivers 10w of total audio power
3D compatibility with DLP link and HDMI 1.4b blu-ray support for dazzling and realistic life-like images
MHL device compatibility for streaming of video and audio content from a compatible mobile device
Brighter than average projector brightness
Quick auto search filtering to quickly locate input signal source
6 segment (rygcwb) color wheel for accurate and detailed images
The 1.39-2.09:1 throw ratio with 1.5x zoom ensures a flexible installation
Energy efficient lamp that last up to 7,000 hours (in dynamic eco. mode)
Anti-theft security features include: kensington security slot, security bar, and PIN lock keypad
Louder than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

Vivitek DX831 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

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.

Running Costs

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.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector was released in January 2016.

Features

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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Supports 3D

The Vivitek DX831 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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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.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek DX831 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek DX831 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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HD-Ready

The Vivitek DX831 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek dx831, vivitek 15k1

Barcodes:

00813097021526

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