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Viewsonic PJD5153

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Viewsonic PJD5153

£235.72
Viewsonic PJD5153
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A classic and remarkably cheap moderate noise level SVGA projector, with low running costs and good features
32dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 2400:1 No Dec 2014
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Viewsonic PJD5153 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5153 number 159 across all projectors.
96
Reviews
25 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
66
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£64 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 25 reviews. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data 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 £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 projectors.
Customers report it is easy to use, good picture quality and that it is fairly priced.
The PJD5153 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Longer than average service life of lamp
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £140 on eBay 7 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 85% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Viewsonic PJD5153 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

Owners have rated this projector as brilliant on average. Over 81% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers reckoned that it was easy to use and two customers who purchased it considered that it was easy to setup.

  • Easy to set up…
  • A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen…
    Rolypoly (Amazon) - March 2016
  • A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015
  • The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015
  • The controls and menus are easy to navigate…
    Geek (Bhphotovideo.com) - September 2016
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…

Viewsonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

We checked 922 owner and expert reviews (including 130 verified purchases) for Viewsonic projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent reviews 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 Picture Quality

Three people said that it had good picture quality and two customers agreed that it had good colour saturation.

  • A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen…
    Rolypoly (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…
  • Incredible image quality, small, lightweight…
    Amazon - May 2015
  • Nice colours, very bright…
  • Pure good colours…
    Van RB (Amazon) - July 2015

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners who purchased the product thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Five customers who reviewed this projector considered that it was good quality.

  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…
  • Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality…
  • Incredible image quality, small, lightweight…
    Amazon - May 2015
  • Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations…
    PVR (Amazon) - March 2016

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5153 considered that it was lightweight.

  • A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen…
    Rolypoly (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Incredible image quality, small, lightweight…
    Amazon - May 2015
  • Light-weight, easy to focus…

Value For Money

Breathtakingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £235.72 it is in the cheapest 4% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PJD5153 and the United Kingdom price of £235.72 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $259.99 (£360.58).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PJD5153 is £64 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Viewsonic multimedia projector was released in December 2014.

Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD5153 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Viewsonic PJD5153 of only 32dB is quieter than 72% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Viewsonic PJD5153's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,400 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The PJD5153's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 55% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the PJD5153 of 5,000h is longer than 73% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD5153 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The PJD5153's bulb power of only 190W is very small compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 4% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD5153 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5153 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic 800x600, viewsonic pjd5153

Barcodes:

00076690772817, 00741755107575, 00766907728170, 00766907772814, 00766907772913, 00779184220442, 05054629093191, 07669077728144, 07669077729134

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