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Vivitek H1188

£1,175.00
Vivitek H1188
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01net.com 4 Star
A very economical to run and staggeringly high contrast ratio moderate noise level 1080p multimedia projector, with an industry award but representing only average value for money
34dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 50000:1 No Apr 2016
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Vivitek H1188 Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Vivitek H1188 number 241 in best selling projectors and number 385 across all projectors.
82
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
51
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
85
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. This projector has received an industry award from 01net.com. 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At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 projectors.
This Vivitek projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
High brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens and high 50,000:1 contrast ratio ensuring a crisp and sharp image
DLP darkchip3 and brilliantcolor technologies for optimal black levels and vibrant colorful images
Six segment color wheel for outstanding color reproduction
VividMotion reduces fast-moving motion judder to create a fluid and flawless video stream
Vertical len shift for greater installation convenience and flexibility
Built-in 10w audio speaker for high quality audio playback
Energy efficient lamps that last up to 5,000 hours (in dynamic eco. mode)
Conveniently adjust the zoom and focus manually at the turn of a button
Sealed engine to minimize the impact of dust and smoke
Top sided lamp cover for simple lamp removal and insertion
Integrated closed caption decoding (ccd) automatically converts the audio portion of a tv's signal and displays it as subtitles on the projected screen
Anti-theft security features include: kensington security slot, security bar, and PIN lock keypad
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

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Vivitek H1188 Video Reviews

Vivitek H1188 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that this data projector was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "4 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 80% from 01net.com.

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Vivitek Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The H1188 has an average running cost of £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

Vivitek released the H1188 in April 2016.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Vivitek H1188 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The Vivitek H1188's noise level of 34dB is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 47% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Vivitek H1188's contrast ratio (typical) of 50,000 is in the highest 7% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Vivitek H1188's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 10% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek H1188 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the Vivitek H1188 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 85% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek H1188 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Vivitek H1188 of 260W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 32% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Vivitek H1188 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek H1188 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Vivitek H1188 has a carrying case. 82% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vivitek h1188bk

Barcodes:

00813097020529

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