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Vivitek H1186 Projector

£1,099.00
50000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 33dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Apr 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £96.63 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are good
Running costs are low
Reasonably priced
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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The H1186 has an average running cost of only £97 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 5 data projectors of a similar type and age.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

One Vivitek H1186 reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it was good value for money.


Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 85 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com. This puts this 50000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector in the top 1% of all the projectors of a similar age and spec when ranked by average expert review score.

Vivitek Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Projectors built by Vivitek generally have good reviews. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good High Def TV

One person who reviewed this projector concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Projectorcentral.com mentioned two years ago “The Vivitek H1186-WT is another new home entertainment projector that takes full HD 1080p resolution below $700” in their review of the Vivitek H1186.

Good Picture Quality

One Vivitek H1186 reviewer wrote that it was good for playing games on. Pcmag.com said in their review of this projector on PC Mag “It offers a short lag time suitable for gaming and a high-enough brightness t”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer said that it had a good 3D picture quality. Pc Mag said “Full 1080p in 2D and 3D” however despite that they only gave this projector a score of 1 stars.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2016 when Vivitek released the H1186.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek H1186 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than a year also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Vivitek H1188 (£995).

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of 50000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than a year ago is 2,000 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 7,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,800 ANSI lumens. At only 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek H1186 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were released one year ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including because of its better review score, the Vivitek H1188 (£995).

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors of this age and type.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The Vivitek H1186 supports full HD. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that came out around the same time as this projector do not support full HD.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative projectors which support full HD currently available including because of its better review score, the Vivitek H1188 (£995).

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek H1186 is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also are 3D-ready.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Vivitek H1186 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other 50000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than a year ago.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Vivitek H1186 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek H1186 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek H1186 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 50000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than a year also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 240 Watts, the Vivitek H1186 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst projectors of this age. The bulb powers of 50000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than a year ago range from 240W to 400W.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00813097020505

Vivitek H1186 Review Sources

To prepare this Vivitek H1186 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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