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Viewsonic PJD2121

An economical to run 1800:1 800 x 600 projector with terrific expert reviews but inferior features
1800:1 SVGA (800x600) No 31dB Oct 2013
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Viewsonic PJD2121 Review

With very low running costs and very good reviews,
74
2 Reviews
35
Missing Some Features
38
3 Years Old
93
£29 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 81%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of only £29 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 5% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
The PJD2121 is missing some features:
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness
Quite short service life of lamp

Viewsonic PJD2121 Video Reviews


Viewsonic PJD2121 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 81% based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com.

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Based on 873 user and expert reviews (including 120 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the PJD2121 of only 31dB is fairly quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 21% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD2121 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The PJD2121's projector brightness of only 400 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 5% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PJD2121 of only 2,000h is quite short compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 5% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PJD2121 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD2121 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The PJD2121's bulb power of only 50W is very small compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the smallest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The PJD2121 has an 800 x 600 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD2121 in October 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The PJD2121 is one of the cheapest to run projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PJD2121 is only £29.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd2121
Barcodes 00766907365412, 07669073654126
18h longer service life of lamp
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90% longer service life of lamp
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