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Viewsonic PJD5150 Projector

£229.99
18000:1 SVGA (800x600) 32dB May 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £88.62 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are excellent
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
20 Reviews
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Price

Reasonably 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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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 20 owner reviews this projector has a marvellous overall owner rating. Over 85% of reviewers gave this data projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This puts this multimedia projector in the top 1% of all the data projectors that have been available for more than a year when ranked by average owner review score.

Viewsonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 684 user and expert reviews, Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its projectors. Viewsonic also has excellent reviews specifically within its 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other manufacturers.


Design

Good 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.

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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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”.

Nice Design

One customer considered that it was a good design.


Weight & Dimensions

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”.


Audio

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.


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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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.”.

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”.

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.


Features

Good 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”.


Smart TV

Good 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.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD5150 in May 2015.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD5150 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the Optoma DS346I (£209.99) which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD5150 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper projectors such as the Optoma DS346I (£209.99).

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The PJD5150 has an average 1 year running cost of £89 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 7 projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.


Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD5150 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution. Multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to this projector projector native resolutions range from nHD (640x360) (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than a year is 3,200 ANSI lumens. At only 3,100 ANSI lumens, the Viewsonic PJD5150 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this data projector.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Viewsonic PJD5150 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this data projector do not have a zoom capability.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 32 decibels, the PJD5150 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PJD5150 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than a year also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Supports Password Protection

The PJD5150 supports password protection, as do most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The PJD5150 has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also have a 3D glasses included.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5150 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 18000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors of this age and type, the PJD5150 does not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907776119

Viewsonic PJD5150 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic PJD5150 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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