Vivitek DX831
Vivitek DX831
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Vivitek DX831

A 2 year old 15000:1 1024 x 768 projector with fine features but a price that represents inferior value for money
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 39dB Jan 2016
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Vivitek DX831 Review

Released 2 years ago, we have ranked the Vivitek DX831 number 810 across all projectors.
Average Features
19 Months Old
£136 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 47?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £136 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite bright projector brightness
Quite loud noise level
Only 1,080 video mode

Vivitek DX831 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

Vivitek projectors have very good reviews on average and Vivitek is one of the superior 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 mediocre features and at £839.08 it is more expensive than 55% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Vivitek DX831 of $599.99 (£781.61) in the United States. That's a saving of £57.47.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the Vivitek DX831 of 39dB is in the loudest 9% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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The Vivitek DX831 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Vivitek DX831 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Vivitek DX831's projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 22% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek DX831 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Vivitek DX831 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most multimedia projectors. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Released 19 Months Ago

Vivitek released the DX831 in January 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The DX831 has an average running cost of £136 over 1 year based on adequate energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00813097021526

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