Vivitek H1180HD
Vivitek H1180HD
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Vivitek H1180HD

A very economical to run 10000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with satisfactory features but a price that represents not very good value for money
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 33dB Dec 2013
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Vivitek H1180HD Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Vivitek H1180HD number 574 across all projectors.
4 Reviews
Average Features
3 Years Old
£81 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has outstanding user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this multimedia projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Vivitek projector has running costs of £81 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The H1180HD has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

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Vivitek H1180HD In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including, and this Vivitek data projector has an overall expert rating of 67%.

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Vivitek Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Vivitek has very good average ratings across its entire data projector range compared to other manufacturers. 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 has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £645.00 it is cheaper than 56% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Vivitek H1180HD and the United Kingdom price of £645.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,178.29 (£1,531.19).

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the Vivitek H1180HD of only 190W is in the smallest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The H1180HD supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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The H1180HD is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The H1180HD has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all multimedia projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Noise Level

The Vivitek H1180HD's noise level of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 38% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The H1180HD has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Carrying Case

The H1180HD has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Vivitek H1180HD's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Vivitek released the H1180HD in December 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the H1180HD will cost £81 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vivitek h1180hd
Barcodes 00031112499390, 00132018331132, 00805673542266, 00814964338907, 00872182784241, 08149643389072

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