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Vivitek H1186
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Vivitek H1186 Projector

1080p (1920x1080) 33dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Apr 2016
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The H1186 with a Full HD 1080p resolution delivers 2,000 ANSI lumens of brightness with a high contrast ratio of 50,000:1. With the ISF calibration the H1186 is the perfect solutions to fully... More
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[Review] ?ánh giá chi ti?t máy chi?u Vivitek H1186
Máy chi?u Vivitek H1186 (Home cinema review)

12 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and the average expert rating of this Vivitek projector is 85%.

Reasonably Priced

One person concluded that it was good value for money.

Good High Def TV

One Vivitek H1186 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV. In December last year gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “The Vivitek H1186-WT is another new home entertainment projector that takes full HD 1080p resolution below $700”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased the Vivitek H1186 reckoned that it was good for playing games on. Expert website rated it 4 stars and said in their review of the Vivitek H1186 “It offers a short lag time suitable for gaming and a high-enough brightness t”.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Vivitek projectors and also specifically for Vivitek multimedia projectors and found that in both cases Vivitek had good ratings.

Supports Full HD

The Vivitek H1186 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as the H1186 do not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support full HD including the Vivitek H1188[plb_3704602_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek H1186 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as the H1186.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Vivitek H1188[plb_3704602_price] is also worth considering.

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors that were launched in the last year.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Vivitek H1186 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by recently released multimedia projectors. In addition, this Vivitek projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

A 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) supported graphics resolutions is actually the best supported resolution amongst all projectors that came out around the same time as the H1186.

Amongst similar types of projector the worst supported resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Vivitek H1186 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other new multimedia projectors have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

This data projector has a maximum digital resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels, which is typical of many latest data projectors.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 10 Watts, the Vivitek H1186 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the projectors that were launched in the last 12 months the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 8.1W.

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5 Reasons Against

Price Has Increased by £204.79

In the last 60 days the price of the H1186 has increased by £204.79.

Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other new projectors, the Vivitek H1186 does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the H1186, the Vivitek H1186 does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek H1186 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other latest multimedia projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of newly released projectors is 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 8,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Small Offset

With an offset of only 105 percent, the Vivitek H1186 has one of the smaller offsets amongst data projectors of this age. The offsets of multimedia projectors that came out in the last year range from 11% to 150%.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Vivitek H1186

Running Costs Are Average

The H1186 has an average 1 year running cost of £97 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 80 new multimedia projectors.

Released Nine Months Ago

Vivitek released the H1186 nine months ago.

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Vivitek H1186 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the H1186.

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Screen Size Compatibility
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Projection Technology
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Service Life of Lamp
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Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
12V Trigger
Noise Level
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Ceiling Mountable
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Product Type
Power Source
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Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
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Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

21 September 2015

Despite occasional rainbow artifacts, the Vivitek H1186-WT works well as a home entertainment projector, with high-quality 1080p 2D and 3D and a short lag time that's suitable for game play...

Full 1080p in 2D and 3D
Two HDMI connectors, with one Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) enabled
Short lag time is suitable for game play
Showed occasional rainbow artifacts in testing, primarily with black-and-white video
Volume is too low to fill even a small room
17 September 2015

The Vivitek H1186-WT offers a very attractive value proposition in today's market for those who need a transportable 1080p projector, or a home theater projector to ceiling mount, for under $700....

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.94
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £96.63
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Vivitek H1186uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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