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Three Industry Awards
Expert review sites really like this projector and have given it three awards.
This multimedia projector was given a "Recommended" award by both Itwriter.ru and Pinoyunboxing.com, both of which decided that this Viewsonic multimedia projector was good.
The writer at one more expert review site concluded that this data projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this multimedia projector a "Highly Rated" award.
Excellent User Reviews
Owners have rated this multimedia projector as exceptional on average.
Six people who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned “Awesome value and quality!” in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review and scored it very highly. Andyb mentioned “Great value, seems to work great, prob should have purchased a shorter thro projector” in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review. Jim said “The build quality really makes it feel like you've got value for money before you even turn it on” in his Viewsonic PJD5555 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
One Viewsonic PJD5555 owner who reviewed it thought it was a bargain for the price. A few weeks ago Es said “Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution” however despite that they gave this projector a rating of 3 stars.
Good Picture Quality
Some customers agreed that the product had good picture quality.
Some Viewsonic PJD5555 owners thought the Viewsonic PJD5555 had good colour saturation. David Gibbons scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Nice colours, very bright” in his review of this projector. Van Rb gave the product a score of 5 stars and he said in his review of this projector on Amazon last year “Pure good colours”.
One customer who reviewed the product mentioned that it had clear images.
Good Product Quality
A number of customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Jim mentioned “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade” in his review of this projector and gave it a very good review score. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality”. Pvr wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon in October “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”.
Easy to Use
Several people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Jim wrote in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5555 “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.” and gave it a very good rating. Jim also said “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly wrote in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5555 on Amazon “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen”.
Three Viewsonic PJD5555 reviewers thought it was easy to setup. This year Amazon Customer mentioned “Easy to set up/put away” in their review and rated this projector 5 stars. Tony Adams wrote in his review of this projector “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent” and gave the Viewsonic PJD5555 an excellent rating.
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We checked 538 expert and owner reviews for Viewsonic data projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent ratings. We also found that Viewsonic has excellent ratings specifically within its projectors range.
Several people agreed that it was lightweight. David Gibbons said in October “Light-weight, easy to focus” and rated it 5 stars. In October last year expert review site Pcmag.com said in their review “It is compact and lightweight”.
One Viewsonic PJD5555 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Mr. R. Case wrote on Amazon “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” in their review of this projector and gave it a score of 5 stars.
A number of Viewsonic PJD5555 reviewers reckoned that the product was well made. Jim mentioned on Amazon “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI” and rated it 5 stars. Yulei Tian scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon this month “Well built product, full of functions” in their review. Pcmag.com said in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review on expert website PC Mag “Offers solid data-image quality and better video quality than most DLP models” and scored it 70 out of 100.
Good Sound Quality
A number of people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case said in their review of this projector on Amazon “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket”. N. C. Granby mentioned a few weeks ago “There are small speakers in the machine.” in their review.
Acceptable Noise Level
A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Pvr said in their review on Amazon “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector” and scored this projector 5 stars.
One Viewsonic PJD5555 reviewer considered that this projector was noisy. David Gibbons mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5555 on Amazon “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.”.
Good High Def TV
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. This month Thomas said “The best HD Beamer for this price”. Expert website Pinoyunboxing.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5555 “Full HD Projectors offer more flexibility than their LED”.
One Viewsonic PJD5555 owner concluded that the product was good looking. Last year expert website Projectorcentral.com scored this projector very highly and mentioned “The Viewsonic PJD5555W puts out a truly bright, beautiful picture for under $500”.
One person reckoned that the Viewsonic PJD5555 was a good design.
Good Technical Features
Some Viewsonic PJD5555 reviewers who purchased the product thought it had good features. In October this year Yulei Tian mentioned on Amazon “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review.
One person who bought the product concluded that it was wifi compatible. Mr. R. Case said in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review on Amazon “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
Good 3D Picture Quality
One Viewsonic PJD5555 owner who purchased it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas mentioned on Amazon this month “Clear picture and great 3D” in his Viewsonic PJD5555 review and scored it very highly.
£28.78 Price Drop
In the last 36 days the PJD5555 has dropped in price by £28.78.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PJD5555, the Viewsonic PJD5555 has a built-in speaker.
There are a number of other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD5255[plb_2831063_price].
Supports 3D Image Projection
The Viewsonic PJD5555 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the PJD5555.
We compared all the other projectors which support 3D image projection to this multimedia projector and we think because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD5255[plb_2831063_price] is also worth considering.
Very Big Uniformity
Projectors of a comparable age and type to the PJD5555 have uniformities of between 80% and 130%. When compared to other projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PJD5555 that we have checked the uniformity of, the PJD5555's uniformity of 130 percent is one of the biggest.
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports
Most projectors of this age and spec have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the PJD5555 which has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
At only 2.1 kilograms, the PJD5555 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the PJD5555. The weights of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PJD5555 range from 9.7g to 18kg, and the average weight is 4.4kg.
Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the PJD5555 does not support Full HD projection.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Most data projectors of a similar age and type to the PJD5555 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Viewsonic PJD5555 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.
Quite Small Lamp Power
Projectors of a comparable age and type to the PJD5555 have lamp power of between 50W and 380W, and the average lamp power is 240W. The PJD5555 has one of the smaller lamp power (only 190 Watts) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age.
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Very Small Optical Zoom
Data projectors that have been available for more than a year have optical zooms of between 1.1x and 1.9x. With an optical zoom of only 1.1 times zoom factor, the PJD5555 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst similar spec projectors of this age.
4 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD5555
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Viewsonic released the PJD5555.
Average Projector Brightness
The PJD5555 has a fairly typical projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD5555.
WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution
This projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as it.
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Average Noise Level
With a noise level of 32 decibels, the PJD5555 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PJD5555.
Native Projector Resolution
3,200 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40
Number of Colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
1.073 billion colours
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
3D Image Projection
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM L
Ports & Interfaces
D-Sub PC in Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Ethernet LAN Connection
Integrated Card Reader
Noise Level in Economy Mode
On Screen Display Language
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, VIE
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