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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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Weight 4.2 lbs.
Video Mode User
Video Mode sRGB
Video Mode TV
Video Mode Movie
Video Mode Presentation
Video Mode Game
Video Mode Bright
Display Technology DLP
HD Yes
3D Yes
Resolution Value
  • 16:10
Calibration Setting Brilliant Color
Calibration Setting Color Space
Calibration Setting Color Temperature
Calibration Setting Sharpness
Calibration Setting Mode
Calibration Setting Contrast
Calibration Setting Brightness
Resolution WXGA 1280 x 800 (16:10)
Color Gamut Red u' measured 0.4188
Color Gamut Red v' measured 0.5316
Color Gamut Red Error 0.033065087
Color Gamut Green u' measured 0.1461
Color Gamut Green v' measured 0.5645
Color Gamut Green Error 0.021194575
Color Gamut Blue u' measured 0.1675
Color Gamut Blue v' measured 0.1765
Color Gamut Blue Error 0.020208167
Calibration Default User
Calibration Default 10
Calibration Default 51
Calibration Default 47
Calibration Default 16
Calibration Default Auto
Calibration Default Warm
Calibration Calibrated User
Calibration Calibrated 1
Calibration Calibrated 44
Calibration Calibrated 47
Calibration Calibrated 0
Calibration Calibrated Auto
Calibration Calibrated Warm
Video Mode - What It Does For office use
Video Mode - What It Does Brightest mode, but throws color
Video Mode - What It Does Least processing for faster response, presumably
Video Mode - What It Does Best color performance, but no ability to change individual settings
Video Mode - What It Does For television watching
Video Mode - What It Does Uses the sRGB color gamut
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 58.84
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 43.87
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 58.06
HDMI 1
Component 0
Composite 1
S-Video 1
VGA 1
Analog Audio In 1
Digital Audio Out 0
Analog Audio Out 0
Ethernet 0
USB 0
DLNA No
Other RS-232C
Throw Distance Wide Angle 64 inches 84
Throw Distance Wide Angle 80 inches 105
Throw Distance Wide Angle 100 inches 131
Throw Distance Wide Angle 120 inches 157
Throw Distance Wide Angle 140 inches 184
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 64 inches 96
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 80 inches 120
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 100 inches 150
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 120 inches 180
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 140 inches 210
Screen Brightness 64-inch Projector Lux Level 2523
Screen Brightness 64-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 64-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 64-inch Moderate Yes
Screen Brightness 64-inch Bright Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Projector Lux Level 1615
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Moderate Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Projector Lux Level 1033
Screen Brightness 100-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Moderate Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 120-inch Projector Lux Level 718
Screen Brightness 120-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 120-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 120-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 120-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Projector Lux Level 527
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 140-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Bright No
Color Gamut D65 u' measured 0.2017
Color Gamut D65 v' measured 0.463
Color Gamut D65 Error 0.006580274
Portable Type Yes
Business Type Yes
Home Theater Type Yes
Original Price 569
Internet Ready No
General Type
  • Home Theater
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Bright Yes
Video Mode - What It Does Allows you to make changes to individual settings
Power Consumption Mode User (Brilliant Color: 1)
Manual Url http://www.vivitekusa.com/pdfs/D5_series_user_manual.pdf
Manual Text The Vivitek D537W's PDF manual
Power Consumption Mode Bright (Eco)
Power Consumption Average Watts 298.33
Power Consumption Mode Bright
Power Consumption Average Watts 224.67
Power Consumption Mode Movie
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 58.26
Power Consumption Average Watts 301.33
Manufacturer Name Vivitek
Power Consumption Average Watts 297.33
Manufacturer Url http://www.vivitekusa.com/v_display_content_detail.asp?category_id=71&subcategory_id=423&product_id=189&subsubcategory_id=
Brand Name (Vivitek)

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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