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Vivitek H1186 Review
|Value for Money||
|16 Months Old|
|£71 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 67?
It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. Sony multimedia projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £71 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 resolution
Fairly high contrast ratio (typical)
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode
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Good Expert Reviews
Very Good Brand
Multimedia projectors built by Vivitek have very good ratings on average compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £1,099.00 it is more expensive than 66% of projectors.
Price Has Gone Down by £51 (4%)
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1920 X 1080 Resolution
The Vivitek H1186 has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).
Average Noise Level
The Vivitek H1186's noise level of 33dB is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 34% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.
Fairly High Contrast Ratio (typical)
The contrast ratio (typical) of the Vivitek H1186 of 50,000 is in the highest 7% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the Vivitek H1186 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The Vivitek H1186's service life of lamp of 3,500h is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 34% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Vivitek H1186 has a built-in speaker. 75% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Vivitek H1186 has a handheld remote control. 79% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Average Bulb Power
The bulb power of the Vivitek H1186 of 240W is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 54% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Carrying Case
The Vivitek H1186 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
The Vivitek H1186 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of multimedia projectors which are not 3D-ready.
Supports Full HD
The Vivitek H1186 supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.
Released 16 Months Ago
Vivitek released the H1186 in April 2016.
Running Costs Are Average
The average 5 year running cost of the H1186 is £71 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,849 projectors.