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Vivitek Qumi Q6 Projector

£499.00
30000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 34dB Nov 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £24.84 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good size
Robust
7 Reviews + 1 Award
01net.com 4 Star
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site decided that this data projector was good. This Vivitek projector received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This data projector has an average expert rating of 90% based on two expert reviews from sites including tweakers.net and 01net.com. That puts this multimedia projector in the top 1% of all the projectors that were released more than a year ago.

Vivitek Projectors Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Vivitek multimedia projectors and also specifically for Vivitek 30000:1 contrast ratio projectors and found that in both cases Vivitek had good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One Vivitek Qumi Q6 reviewer who purchased the Vivitek Qumi Q6 concluded that it was easy to carry around. J&m mentioned “It is light weight and very easy to carry”.


Design

Robust

One person who purchased it thought it was well made. J&m gave it a rating of 6 stars and mentioned in their Vivitek Qumi Q6 review “The LED aspect is the solid state light source, no lamps to change”.


Good 3D Picture Quality

One Vivitek Qumi Q6 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Last year J&m mentioned “The Q7 is 3D compatible.” in their review of the Vivitek Qumi Q6.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the Qumi Q6 will cost £25 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 30000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than a year ago.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This 30000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector was released in November 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Vivitek Qumi Q6 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector do not support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support Wi-Fi which you might want to consider including the Epson EH-TW5350 (£598.06).

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Vivitek Qumi Q6 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper projectors such as the Epson EH-TW5300 (£449.99).

Alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Epson EH-TW5350 (£598.06).

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors of this type and age the projector brightnesses range from 37 ANSI lumens to 7,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,100 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 800 ANSI lumens, the Vivitek Qumi Q6 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst data projectors of this age.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Qumi Q6 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Vivitek Qumi Q6 does not support full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors that came out around the same time as this projector which support full HD.

It is worth also looking at other multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the Epson EH-TW5300 (£449.99) which is also cheaper.

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3D-Ready

The Vivitek Qumi Q6 is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also are 3D-ready.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 34 decibels, the Qumi Q6 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Epson EH-TW5300 (£449.99) (37dB and cheaper).

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 30,000 hours, the Vivitek Qumi Q6 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type. Projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector have service life of lamps of between 2,000h and 30,000h.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Vivitek Qumi Q6 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than a year, the Qumi Q6 does not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers applearcticbelkincanonciscocreativeenergy hdm, applearcticbelkincanonciscocreativeenergy 34d, qumi q6 qumiq6black, vivitek qumiq6or, vivitek qumiq6gy, vivitek qumiq6rd, vivitek q6wt, vivitek q6bk, vivitek q6gr, vivitek q6or, vivitek q6bu, vivitek q6rd, vivitek q6go
Barcodes 00081309702130, 00813097020543, 00813097021151, 00813097021182, 00813097021212, 00813097021243, 00813097021274, 00813097021311, 00813097021816, 04580385540804

Vivitek Qumi Q6 Review Sources

To prepare this Vivitek Qumi Q6 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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