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Viewsonic PJD5250 Projector

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XGA (1024x768) 32dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens May 2015
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The ViewSonic LightStream Projector PJD5250 is the ultimate price-performance projector, integrating elegant style and intuitive design, VGA connectivity and best in class colour performance... More
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21 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

PJD5250 owners on average rated this projector as marvellous.

Reasonably Priced

Several Viewsonic PJD5250 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Awesome value and quality!”. Andyb mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review in October last year “Great value, seems to work great, prob should have purchased a shorter thro projector” and scored the product 5 stars. Last year Jim mentioned on Amazon “The build quality really makes it feel like you've got value for money before you even turn it on” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5250.

One person said in their reviews that this projector was a bargain for the price. Es said on Amazon in October “Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution” in their review however they rated it 3 stars.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had good picture quality.

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. David Gibbons wrote in his Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Nice colours, very bright” and rated the Viewsonic PJD5250 5 stars. Van Rb wrote on Amazon “Pure good colours”.

One person who bought it concluded that it had clear images.

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Good Product Quality

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Jim wrote on Amazon “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade”. Mr. R. Case said on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality”. Pvr wrote on Amazon “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”.

Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use. Jim said “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.”. Jim also wrote “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly mentioned in October “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 on Amazon “Easy to set up/put away” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Last year Tony Adams scored the product very highly and he wrote on Amazon “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent” in his review.

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Excellent Brand

Projectors built by Viewsonic have excellent ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all multimedia projectors (not just projectors) and found that Viewsonic also has excellent ratings across its entire range.

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Good Sound Quality

A few Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewers said that the product had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case said “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket” in their review. In October N. C. Granby mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “There are small speakers in the machine.”.

Good Size

A number of Viewsonic PJD5250 owners said in their reviews that the product was lightweight. David Gibbons rated the product 5 stars and he said in his Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon “Light-weight, easy to focus”. One customer wrote that the Viewsonic PJD5250 was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” .

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Viewsonic PJD5250 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5250 was quiet. In October Pvr scored the Viewsonic PJD5250 very highly and mentioned in their review “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector”. One customer who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5250 said that it was noisy. David Gibbons wrote on Amazon “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.” in his review.

Robust

A few people concluded that it was well made. Jim rated it as excellent and he mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI”. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian wrote on Amazon “Well built product, full of functions” in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review.

Good Technical Features

A few customers said in their reviews that it had good features. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian mentioned in their review on Amazon “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” and scored this projector very highly.

Good High Def TV

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas wrote “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased the product thought it was wifi compatible. Last year Mr. R. Case wrote in their review of this projector “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC”.

Nice Design

One Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer said in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5250 had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas mentioned in his review “Clear picture and great 3D”.

£18.91 Price Drop

The price of the PJD5250 has dropped by £18.91 in the last 9 days.

Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD5250, the Viewsonic PJD5250 supports 3D image projection.

It may also be worth considering one of the other projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including the Viewsonic PJD5555[plb_2816556_price] which has better reviews; or the Infocus IN116[plb_2875852_price], or the Optoma W402[plb_2809838_price] which is cheaper.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The average service life of lamp in economic mode of projectors that were released around the same time as the PJD5250 is 6,800h, and the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 2,500h to 10,000h. With a service life of lamp in economic mode of 10,000 hours, the PJD5250 has a fairly long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PJD5250.

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Quite Big Offset

The smallest offset of projectors that came out around the same time as the PJD5250 is 10% and the biggest is 130%. With an offset of 120 percent, the Viewsonic PJD5250 has one of the bigger offsets amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Light

At only 2.1 kilograms, the Viewsonic PJD5250 is fairly light compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5250. The weights of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5250 range from 9.7g to 18kg, and the average weight is 4.4kg.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The average noise level in economy mode of similar spec data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PJD5250 is 29dB, and the noise levels in economy mode range from 21dB to 35dB. The PJD5250 has a quite quiet noise level in economy mode (only 27 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PJD5250.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5250 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the PJD5250 do have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Viewsonic PJD5555[plb_2816556_price]; or the Infocus IN116[plb_2875852_price], or the Optoma W402[plb_2809838_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The Viewsonic PJD5250 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5250 also do not support Full HD projection.

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also support Full HD projection including the Acer P1385W[plb_3021262_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most data projectors of this age and type do not support WiFi connectivity. The Viewsonic PJD5250 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD5250

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PJD5250 is £88, which is typical compared to the other 60 data projectors of this type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD5250 over a year ago.

Average Projector Brightness

The Viewsonic PJD5250 has a pretty average projector brightness (3,100 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5250.

If you would prefer a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Viewsonic PJD5151[plb_3416254_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens and cheaper).

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the PJD5250 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 32 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD5250 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago.

Other 32dB noise level data projectors currently available that you might want to consider include a cheaper multimedia projector such as the Infocus IN116[plb_2875852_price] or you might consider a better rated multimedia projector such as the Viewsonic PJD5555[plb_2816556_price].

If you would consider a multimedia projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Optoma X402[plb_2809837_price] (31dB).

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Specification

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Vertical Keystone Correction
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Zoom Capability
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Projection Distance
Compatible Screen Size
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Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
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
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
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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Electricity cost when switched on £83.32
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £87.01
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.43 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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Manufacturer Part Numbers pjd5250, viewsonic code, viewsonic vs15874, viewsonic pjd5250, viewsonic 1024x768
Barcodes 00766907773118

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