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Vivitek D950HD Video Projector Review

The Vivitek D950HD is one of a few 1080p home theater projectors out now that cost less than a grand.

February 02, 2012
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Brightness 3000 Lumens
Contrast Ratio 3000:1
Weight 7.5 lbs.
Video Mode Bright
Video Mode Normal
Video Mode User 1, 2, 3
Video Mode Movie
Display Technology DLP
HD Yes
3D No
Resolution Value
  • 16:9
Calibration Setting Tint
Calibration Setting Color
Calibration Setting Brightness
Calibration Setting Contrast
Calibration Setting Flesh Tone
Calibration Setting Sharpness
Color Gamut Red u' measured 0.4499
Color Gamut Red v' measured 0.5272
Color Gamut Red Error 0.004373786
Color Gamut Green u' measured 0.1472
Color Gamut Green v' measured 0.5483
Color Gamut Green Error 0.026352988
Color Gamut Blue u' measured 0.1748
Color Gamut Blue v' measured 0.1819
Color Gamut Blue Error 0.024007499
Calibration Default 40
Calibration Default 52
Calibration Default 50
Calibration Default 50
Calibration Default 0
Calibration Default 0
Calibration Calibrated 36
Calibration Calibrated 52
Calibration Calibrated 43
Calibration Calibrated 50
Calibration Calibrated 0
Calibration Calibrated 0
Video Mode - What It Does For brightest setting
Video Mode - What It Does For best colors
Video Mode - What It Does For normal settings
Video Mode - What It Does Stores custom settings for in three varieties
Power Consumption Mode User 1 (Calibrated)
Power Consumption Mode Bright
Power Consumption Mode Normal
Power Consumption Mode Bright (Lamp Standard)
Power Consumption Average Watts 276
Power Consumption Average Watts 277.33
Composite 1
S-Video 1
VGA 1
Analog Audio In 2
Digital Audio Out 0
Analog Audio Out 1
Ethernet 1
WiFi 0
USB 1
Memory Card 0
DLNA No
Other 0
Throw Distance Wide Angle 64 inches 99
Throw Distance Wide Angle 80 inches 124
Throw Distance Wide Angle 100 inches 155
Throw Distance Wide Angle 120 inches 186
Throw Distance Wide Angle 140 inches 217
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 64 inches 115
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 80 inches 144
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 100 inches 180
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 120 inches 216
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 140 inches 253
Screen Brightness 64-inch Projector Lux Level 2188
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 1401
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Moderate Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 100-inch Projector Lux Level 896
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 622
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 457
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 140-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Bright No
Color Gamut D65 u' measured 0.2109
Color Gamut D65 v' measured 0.4615
Color Gamut D65 Error 0.014759743
Pico Type No
Portable Type Yes
Business Type No
Home Theater Type Yes
Install Type No
Original Price 789.94
General Type
  • Portable
  • Home Theater
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dim Yes
Power Consumption Average Watts 275.67
Power Consumption Average Watts 244.67
Manual Url http://www.vivitekusa.com/pdfs/D95xHD_Manual_English.pdf
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 54.16
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 47.78
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 53.90
Component 1
Power Consumption Cost Per Year 53.83
Manufacturer Name Vivitek
HDMI 2
Manufacturer Url http://www.vivitekusa.com/v_display_content_detail.asp?category_id=71&subcategory_id=422&product_id=186
Brand Name (Vivitek)
Resolution 1080p 1920 x 1080 (16:9)

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Connectivity & Media
  9. Power, Noise & Heat
  10. ViewSonic Pro8200 Comparison
  11. Optoma HD20 Comparison
  12. Epson PowerLite 1775W Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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