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Viewsonic PJD5153 Projector

£235.72
2400:1 SVGA (800x600) 32dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Dec 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £88.62 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
21 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

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

One person who bought the Viewsonic PJD5153 reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. In October this year Es wrote in their review “Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution”.

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, PJD5153 owners rated this multimedia projector as terrific. 18 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars. If all the 2400:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years are ranked by average user review score then this data projector is in the top 1%.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 684 user and expert reviews for Viewsonic projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent reviews. We also found that Viewsonic has excellent reviews specifically within its 2400:1 contrast ratio data projectors range.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A number of Viewsonic PJD5153 owners who reviewed this projector concluded that it was lightweight. David Gibbons said in his review on Amazon “Light-weight, easy to focus”. One Viewsonic PJD5153 owner said in their reviews that it was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers”.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The PJD5153 is one of the cheaper to run projectors of this type and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PJD5153 will cost only £89 over 1 year to run.


Design

Good Product Quality

Some Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewers who purchased this projector mentioned that it was good quality. Amazon wrote in October last year “Incredible image quality, small, lightweight”. Jim mentioned in his review “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade”. Mr. R. Case mentioned on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality” and rated this projector as very good.

Easy to Use

Some customers who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5153 thought it was easy to use. Last year Jim wrote “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5153 and rated this projector as very good. Jim also said “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5153 “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” and scored the Viewsonic PJD5153 very highly.

A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5153 “Easy to set up/put away” . In October last year Tony Adams gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5153 “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent”.

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Robust

A number of Viewsonic PJD5153 owners who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Jim rated it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI”. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian scored it 5 stars and mentioned “Well built product, full of functions” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5153.

Nice Design

One Viewsonic PJD5153 owner thought the product was a good design.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Pvr wrote in their Viewsonic PJD5153 review on Amazon “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector”. Pvr also wrote “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”.

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer who purchased this projector considered that it was noisy. David Gibbons mentioned in his Viewsonic PJD5153 review a few weeks ago “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few Viewsonic PJD5153 owners who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Some Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewers said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. This year David Gibbons mentioned in his Viewsonic PJD5153 review “Nice colours, very bright”. Van Rb said last year “Pure good colours” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5153.

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it had clear images.

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Good Sound Quality

Four Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case mentioned “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket” and gave it an excellent review score. This month N. C. Granby mentioned “There are small speakers in the machine.” in their review.

Good High Def TV

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer reckoned that the Viewsonic PJD5153 was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas gave it a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon in October this year “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer reckoned that this projector had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas mentioned “Clear picture and great 3D” in his review of this projector and scored the product very highly.


Features

Good Technical Features

A number of people thought this projector had good features. In October Yulei Tian gave the product an excellent review and wrote on Amazon “So far so good, lot of features to be explored”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer reckoned that this projector was wifi compatible. Mr. R. Case wrote on Amazon “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC” in their Viewsonic PJD5153 review.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD5153 in December 2014.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic PJD5153 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Viewsonic PJD5155 (£232.24).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the PJD5153 does not support full HD.

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PJD5153 is SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution. Similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector projector native resolutions range from WVGA (854x480) (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the PJD5153 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector.

If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Viewsonic PJD5155 (£232.24) (3,300 ANSI lumens).

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years range from 32dB to 43dB, and the average noise level is 37dB. With a noise level of only 32 decibels, the PJD5153 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Viewsonic PJD5153 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5153 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector range from 190W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 270W. The PJD5153 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00076690772817, 00766907728170, 00766907772814, 00766907772913, 07669077728144, 07669077729134

Viewsonic PJD5153 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic PJD5153 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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