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Viewsonic PJD5134

74

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Viewsonic PJD5134

£400.80
Viewsonic PJD5134
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A very economical to run and classic moderate noise level SVGA projector, with good features and a low price
32dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 15000:1 Yes Dec 2012
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Viewsonic PJD5134 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5134 number 468 in 3D projectors and number 813 across all projectors.
86
Reviews
26 Reviews
71
Value for Money
Good
73
Features
Good Features
59
Age
5 Years Old
80
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has outstanding user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £65 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report good product quality, picture quality and that it is fairly priced.
The PJD5134 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
3D blu-ray ready with HDMI
Small & light for easy mobility
Eco-mode saves money, power and green the planet
Long lamp life up to 6000 hours
PC 3d-ready / 120hz refresh rate powered DLP linktechnology
DynamicEco technology for total control of audience's focus
Packed with features
Long-lasting reliable picture quality & superior color performance
Quieter than average noise level
Maintenance free with filter-less design
BrilliantColor technology
DLP technology
2800 lumens shines in virtually any setting
Piece of mind with industry leading warranty
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution

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Viewsonic PJD5134 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com the average expert rating of this projector is 65 out of 100.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this data projector rated this data projector as superb on average. 11 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this data projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 922 expert and owner reviews (including 130 verified purchases) for Viewsonic projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent reviews. 95% of those that bought a Viewsonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Four owners reckoned that the Viewsonic PJD5134 was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed it wrote that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners reckoned that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 82% of projectors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £400.80 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PJD5134 and the United Kingdom price of £400.80 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $399.99 (£554.83).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PJD5134 is £65, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD5134 in December 2012.

Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD5134 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The PJD5134's noise level of only 32dB is in the quietest 32% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PJD5134's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is in the highest 24% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Viewsonic PJD5134 of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 24% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PJD5134 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PJD5134 of 4,500h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 54% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5134 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5134 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Features Noise Reduction

The PJD5134 features noise reduction, unlike 98% of projectors which do not feature noise reduction.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PJD5134 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5134 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The PJD5134 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The PJD5134 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The PJD5134's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic hw3042

Barcodes:

00021111530569, 00054460139305, 00132017603919, 00163120856763, 00172302796889, 00617407473599, 00704364109774, 00766907664010, 00803982808936, 05053973922270, 05054484870920, 05054533870925, 05125889665210, 05554442479993, 05775885446346, 07044447796211, 07123290481236, 07123290500838, 07478789792523, 07669076640102, 07887117199307, 07987987775448

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