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Vivitek H1186

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Vivitek H1186

£1,098.18
Vivitek H1186
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A critically acclaimed and very economical to run moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, with very good features and one of the highest contrast ratios around
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 50000:1 No Apr 2016
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Vivitek H1186 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Vivitek H1186 number 204 across all projectors.
88
Reviews
3 Reviews
51
Value for Money
Average
81
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
85
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. This projector has received an industry award from Altomdata.dk. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Vivitek projector has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Dynamic 3d SRS WOW audio with built-in 10w speaker
Integrated closed caption decoding (ccd) automatically converts the audio portion of a tv's signal and displays it as subtitles on the projected screen
Easy control with full functioning remote control and direct access 9 key menu pad
Compatible with long HDMI and VGA cables for a maximum length up to 20 meters
Auto search filtering to quickly locate input signal source
Top sided cover for convenient lamp replacement
Crestron roomview certified
High-efficiency lamp that last up to 7000 hours (in dynamic eco. mode)
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Vertical len shift for greater installation flexibility and convenience
Host of connectivity options including HDMI v1.4, vga-in, s-video, component and composite
ISF calibration compatibility for the best possible image quality
DLP darkchip3 and brilliantcolor technologies for optimal black levels and vibrant colorful images
High brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens and high 50,000:1 contrast ratio ensuring a crisp and sharp image
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in speaker
Anti-theft security features include: kensington security slot, security bar, and PIN lock keypad

Vivitek H1186 Video Reviews

Vivitek H1186 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that this data projector was very good. This was from Altomdata.dk who gave it an "Test Winner".

Good Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and altomdata.dk have rated this Vivitek projector on average 85%. Multimedia projector experts think this multimedia projector is one of the better data projectors.

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Vivitek Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 110 expert and user reviews for Vivitek projectors and found that on average Vivitek has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 72% of those that bought a Vivitek multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the H1186 is £59 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,068 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This data projector was released in April 2016.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Vivitek H1186 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The Vivitek H1186's noise level of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 40% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Vivitek H1186's contrast ratio (typical) of 50,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 7% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Vivitek H1186's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 90% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Vivitek H1186's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than 67% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek H1186 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek H1186 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Vivitek H1186 of 240W is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 56% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek H1186 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek H1186 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek H1186 supports full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00813097020505

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