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Viewsonic PJD5150 Projector

£218.43
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SVGA (800x600) 32dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens May 2015
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19 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 20 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Viewsonic projector is excellent.

Reasonably Priced

A number of Viewsonic PJD5150 owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5150 review in October “Awesome value and quality!”. Andyb mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 on Amazon “Great value, seems to work great, prob should have purchased a shorter thro projector”. Jim mentioned in his review on Amazon in October last year “The build quality really makes it feel like you've got value for money before you even turn it on”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. In October Es wrote in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 on Amazon “Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution”.

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Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Some Viewsonic PJD5150 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. This month David Gibbons said in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 “Nice colours, very bright”. Van Rb said in his review on Amazon “Pure good colours”.

One Viewsonic PJD5150 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had clear images.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people thought this projector was good quality. Jim mentioned “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5150. Mr. R. Case mentioned on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150. Pvr mentioned on Amazon “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 and gave the Viewsonic PJD5150 a very good review score.

Easy to Use

Several Viewsonic PJD5150 owners reckoned that it was easy to use. Jim mentioned “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.” in his Viewsonic PJD5150 review and scored this projector very highly. Jim also said “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly wrote “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” in their review and scored the product very highly.

Three Viewsonic PJD5150 owners who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer gave this projector a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 this month “Easy to set up/put away”. Tony Adams gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent”.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 538 user and expert reviews for Viewsonic multimedia projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent reviews. We also found that Viewsonic has excellent reviews specifically for its projectors.

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Good Sound Quality

A few people said in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case mentioned “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket” and gave the product a very good review score. N. C. Granby mentioned in their review of this projector “There are small speakers in the machine.”.

Good Size

A few customers who bought the Viewsonic PJD5150 thought it was lightweight. David Gibbons gave the Viewsonic PJD5150 a score of 5 stars and he wrote “Light-weight, easy to focus” in his review of this projector. One Viewsonic PJD5150 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned on Amazon “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Some customers who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5150 concluded that it was quiet. This year Pvr mentioned in their review of this projector “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector” and scored the Viewsonic PJD5150 very highly. One Viewsonic PJD5150 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. David Gibbons wrote in October “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.” and gave it an excellent review score.

Robust

A number of Viewsonic PJD5150 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. In October last year Jim said in his Viewsonic PJD5150 review “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI” and rated it 5 stars. Yulei Tian wrote in their Viewsonic PJD5150 review “Well built product, full of functions”.

Good Technical Features

A number of customers who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Yulei Tian gave this projector an excellent review and said in their review of this projector in October “So far so good, lot of features to be explored”.

Good High Def TV

One person wrote in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV. A few weeks ago Thomas mentioned “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Good Connectivity

One Viewsonic PJD5150 owner thought it was wifi compatible. Mr. R. Case said on Amazon “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 and scored this projector very highly.

Nice Design

One customer considered that it was a good design.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5150 thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas said a few weeks ago “Clear picture and great 3D” in his review.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5150 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the PJD5150.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Viewsonic PJD5150 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to the PJD5150.

It is worth considering alternative projectors which also support 3D image projection including the Optoma S310e[plb_2977631_price].

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Very Big Offset

Projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5150 have offsets of between 10% and 130%, and the average offset is 96%. When compared to other projectors that were released one year ago, the offset of the PJD5150 of 130 percent is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At 10,000 hours, the Viewsonic PJD5150 has a quite long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as the PJD5150. The shortest service life of lamp in economic mode of multimedia projectors that were released one year ago is 2,500h and the longest is 10,000h.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The PJD5150 does not support Full HD projection, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PJD5150 also do not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most data projectors of this spec and age do not support WiFi connectivity. The PJD5150 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Native Projector Resolution

The PJD5150 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 53% less resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

A SVGA (800x600) native projector resolution is actually the worst resolution across all similar spec projectors that have been available for more than a year.

The best resolution amongst comparable types of multimedia projector is WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of data projectors of a similar age and type to the PJD5150 is 1.5W and the highest is 20W. At only 2 Watts, the Viewsonic PJD5150 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the PJD5150.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The PJD5150 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD5150

Running Costs Are Average

The PJD5150 is typical compared to the other 60 projectors that have been available for more than a year that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PJD5150 will cost £89 over 1 year to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market for over a year.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the PJD5150 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PJD5150.

If you want a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Optoma S310e[plb_2977631_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens).

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Average Noise Level

The PJD5150 has a pretty average noise level (32 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the PJD5150.

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Specification

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Lamps
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Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Video
3D Image Projection
Full HD Projection
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
Component Video in Port
PC Audio Input
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Output
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
On Screen Display Language
On Screen Display
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
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Typical Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
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AC Input Frequency
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Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
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Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
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Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
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Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
3D Glasses Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 31 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great projector! Clear picture, nice color, and easy to set up/put away.

(Verified Purchase)

Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution.

Reviewed 15 May 2016 by N. C. Granby
(Verified Purchase)

Works fine, with a bright picture. There are small speakers in the machine, but not strong enough for any important use of audio. It does lack an HDMI slot, but the price reflects that.

Reviewed 14 May 2016 by David Gibbons
(Verified Purchase)

We have it ceiling mounted in our little shop and it works a treat. Nice colours, very bright, and the sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies, but then we... Read more…

Reviewed 15 April 2016 by Thomas
(Verified Purchase)

The best HD Beamer for this price. Clear picture and great 3D. Not too loud. Works great with Apple TV and PS3, both connected with 10m HDMI cable!

Reviewed 30 March 2016 by PVR
(Verified Purchase)

Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations. The important part as well is the resolutions it supports which makes it perfect for widescreen... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2016 by Giovanni
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic.

Reviewed 22 March 2016 by Rolypoly
(Verified Purchase)

A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen.

Reviewed 27 February 2016 by Yulei tian
(Verified Purchase)

So far so good, lot of features to be explored.

Reviewed 7 December 2015 by Kit W
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent piece of equipment for the price.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £84.93
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £88.62
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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