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Viewsonic PJD5150

£229.99
Viewsonic PJD5150
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A very highly rated and very economical to run moderate noise level SVGA multimedia projector, with good features
32dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 18000:1 Yes May 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5150 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5150 number 501 in 3D projectors and number 872 across all projectors.
94
Reviews
20 Reviews
75
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£64 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 96%, based on 20 reviews. 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 data projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and superior product quality.
The PJD5150 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
Premium curved design with intuitive keypad
SuperColor: best in class color accuracy
Bright images for any environment
Easy-of-Use pre-set colour modes
Quickly access your favourite features with my button
Auto power on / off
120Hz 3d compatible for exciting visual effects
Keystone distorted image correction
Hide unsightly cables
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Does not support full HD

Viewsonic PJD5150 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 20 user reviews this Viewsonic projector has a fantastic average user rating. 17 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

A number of Viewsonic PJD5150 owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5150 review in October “Awesome value and quality!”. Andyb mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 on Amazon “Great value, seems to work great, prob should have purchased a shorter thro projector”. Jim mentioned in his review on Amazon in October last year “The build quality really makes it feel like you've got value for money before you even turn it on”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. In October Es wrote in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 on Amazon “Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution”.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Several Viewsonic PJD5150 owners reckoned that it was easy to use. Jim mentioned “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.” in his Viewsonic PJD5150 review and scored this projector very highly. Jim also said “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly wrote “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” in their review and scored the product very highly.

Three Viewsonic PJD5150 owners who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer gave this projector a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 this month “Easy to set up/put away”. Tony Adams gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent”.

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Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

A number of people thought this projector was good quality. Jim mentioned “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5150. Mr. R. Case mentioned on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150. Pvr mentioned on Amazon “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 and gave the Viewsonic PJD5150 a very good review score.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Some Viewsonic PJD5150 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. This month David Gibbons said in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 “Nice colours, very bright”. Van Rb said in his review on Amazon “Pure good colours”.

One Viewsonic PJD5150 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had clear images.

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Viewsonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

A few people said in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case mentioned “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket” and gave the product a very good review score. N. C. Granby mentioned in their review of this projector “There are small speakers in the machine.”.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

A few customers who bought the Viewsonic PJD5150 thought it was lightweight. David Gibbons gave the Viewsonic PJD5150 a score of 5 stars and he wrote “Light-weight, easy to focus” in his review of this projector. One Viewsonic PJD5150 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned on Amazon “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers”.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Some customers who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5150 concluded that it was quiet. This year Pvr mentioned in their review of this projector “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector” and scored the Viewsonic PJD5150 very highly. One Viewsonic PJD5150 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. David Gibbons wrote in October “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.” and gave it an excellent review score.

Users Report That it is Robust

A number of Viewsonic PJD5150 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. In October last year Jim said in his Viewsonic PJD5150 review “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI” and rated it 5 stars. Yulei Tian wrote in their Viewsonic PJD5150 review “Well built product, full of functions”.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

A number of customers who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Yulei Tian gave this projector an excellent review and said in their review of this projector in October “So far so good, lot of features to be explored”.

Users Report a Good High Def TV

One person wrote in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV. A few weeks ago Thomas mentioned “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Customers Report Excellent Connectivity

One Viewsonic PJD5150 owner thought it was wifi compatible. Mr. R. Case said on Amazon “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5150 and scored this projector very highly.

Customers Report Nice Design

One customer considered that it was a good design.

Users Report Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5150 thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas said a few weeks ago “Clear picture and great 3D” in his review.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The PJD5150 is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PJD5150 will cost £64 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since May 2015.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The PJD5150 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Data projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the PJD5150 of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 69% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Viewsonic PJD5150 of 18,000 is higher than 80% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Viewsonic PJD5150 of 3,100 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 60% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD5150 has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Viewsonic PJD5150 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PJD5150 of 4,500h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 55% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5150 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Viewsonic PJD5150 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD5150 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The PJD5150 supports password protection, unlike 87% of projectors which do not support password protection.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Viewsonic PJD5150 has a 3D glasses included. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00766907776119

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