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Vivitek D537W DLP Projector Review

Not a top choice for home theater connoisseurs, but it gets the job done.

May 20, 2011
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Color Temperature

The Vivitek D537W’s color performance is very good, overall.

The Vivitek D537W's color temperature was remarkably consistent. From the brightest to the darkest signal intensity, you won't see a single deviation. Sure, there's a little wavering that you can see in the chart below, but all of it is too minor to be perceived by the human eye.

Color Temperature
Color Temperature Graph

RGB Curves

The color performance of the Vivitek D537W was exemplary in our RGB testing. The curves were smooth, the three channels moved in unison, and we saw good detail in both the shadows and the highlights. This performance is better, sometimes far better, than the three projectors we've pulled in for comparison.

RGB Curves
RGB Curves Graph
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Color Gamut

The Vivitek D537W was not matched up too closely to the rec. 709 color standard, but it wasn't any further off than the three similarly priced projectors we used for comparison. The greens were a little yellow, the reds were a little orange, and the blues were a little light-blue. Overall, the performance is not too bad.

Color Gamut
Color Gamut Graph
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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. 3D
  7. Viewing Effects
  8. Calibration
  9. Connectivity & Media
  10. Power, Noise & Heat
  11. ViewSonic PJD6531w Comparison
  12. Canon LV-8310 Comparison
  13. Optoma HD66 Comparison
  14. Conclusion
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