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Viewsonic PJD2121 Projector

1800:1 SVGA (800x600) 31dB 400 ANSI Lumens Oct 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £28.84 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Very low running costs
Good picture quality

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com have rated this 1800:1 contrast ratio data projector on average 81%. The projector expert review sites think this multimedia projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors of a similar type and age.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

On average Viewsonic projectors are rated 89 out of 100, which is in the top 10% of all projector brands that we have assessed. 100% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Very Low Running Costs

The PJD2121 is one of the cheapest to run projectors of a comparable age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PJD2121 will cost only £29 over 1 year to run.


Good Picture Quality

One customer said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Eight years ago expert website Techcrunch.com scored it 6 stars and wrote “The colors crisp” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD2121.


Design

Easy to Use

Two customers who purchased the product thought it was easy to setup. Eight years ago expert website Projectorcentral.com gave it a score of 8 stars and said “The Viewsonic PJD2121 produces a fantastic image, has a short throw lens and is simple to set up and use” in their Viewsonic PJD2121 review. Projectorcentral.com also said “The Viewsonic PJD2121 portable projector produces a fantastic image, has a short throw lens and is simple to set up and use” in their review.

Nice Design

One person considered that it was good looking. Expert review site Techcrunch.com wrote “The price is pretty” in their review of this projector.


Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The PJD2121 has a carrying case, as do most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PJD2121 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD2121 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years also are RoHS compliance.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 31 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD2121 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as this projector. The average noise level of 1800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 35dB.

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the Sharp XG-P560WN (37dB).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years, the Viewsonic PJD2121 does not support full HD.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

1800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years have projector brightnesses of between 400 ANSI lumens and 8,300 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PJD2121 of only 400 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest amongst comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this data projector.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Casio XJ-A242 (£1,068.99) (2,500 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The PJD2121 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector the resolution ranges from WVGA (854x480) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of 1800:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector is 290W, and the bulb powers range from 50W to 370W. The PJD2121 has a quite small bulb power (only 50 Watts) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this data projector.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector is 1,500h, the longest is 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 15,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the Viewsonic PJD2121 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PJD2121 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD2121 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd2121
Barcodes 00766907365412, 07669073654126

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