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Viewsonic PJD5155 Projector

£231.50
2400:1 SVGA (800x600) 34dB Dec 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £88.62 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Good product quality
Modestly priced
22 Reviews
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This data projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, PJD5155 owners rated this projector as excellent. Over 80% of reviewers gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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


Design

Easy to Use

Four customers who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Jim mentioned in his review of this projector on expert review site Amazon “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.”. He also wrote “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house” in his review.

Three people who reviewed this projector mentioned that it was easy to setup. Tony Adams wrote on expert website Amazon “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent”. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned on expert website Amazon “Easy to set up/put away” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Good Product Quality

Eight people wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “The ViewSonic LightStream PJD5155 is a bright data projector, with solid image quality, that can be had for a modest price”. Pvr said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5155 “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations” . Mr. R. Case scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote two years ago “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality” in their review of this projector.

Robust

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that this projector was well made. Two years ago expert website Pcmag.com said “A solid set of ports”. Yulei Tian wrote on expert website Amazon “Well built product, full of functions” and gave this projector a score of 5 stars out of 5. Two years ago Jim said on expert website Amazon “The build quality, ease of use” and gave this projector a score of 5 stars out of 5.


Price

Modestly Priced

Eight owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Two years ago Pc Mag wrote in their review of this projector “Modestly priced”. Brucel said “The bright sharp pictuer at a great price compensate for inconveniance”. Tony Adams wrote “Very good value for money”.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The PJD5155 is in the cheapest 25% of all 8 multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PJD5155 is only £89.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Rolypoly gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned last year “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen”. David Gibbons said on expert review site Amazon “Light-weight, easy to focus” in his review of this projector.


Good Picture Quality

Five customers who bought this projector thought it had good picture quality. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag two years ago “It has decent data and video image quality for a low-resolution (SVGA) model” in their Viewsonic PJD5155 review. Jim mentioned “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade” in his review of this projector.

Two customers who reviewed this projector agreed that it had good colour saturation. Van Rb gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he said on expert website Amazon “Pure good colours”. David Gibbons scored this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “Nice colours, very bright”.

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Good Sound Quality

Four customers who reviewed it said that it had good sound quality. N. C. Granby mentioned on expert website Amazon “There are small speakers in the machine.”. David Gibbons said on expert website Amazon “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.”. Mr. R. Case mentioned “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” in their review of this projector.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two owners agreed that this projector had good features. Yulei Tian mentioned in their review of this projector “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” .


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners who bought the product considered that it was quiet. In April last year Pvr said on expert review site Amazon “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5155.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since December 2014.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic PJD5155 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

There are a number of other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at including the Viewsonic PJD5153 (£235.72) which has better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5155 does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also do not support full HD.

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The PJD5155 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors of this spec and age is WVGA (854x480) and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Viewsonic PJD5155 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the PJD5155 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic PJD5153 (£235.72) (32dB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PJD5155 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than two years ago also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Supports Password Protection

The Viewsonic PJD5155 supports password protection. Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector also support password protection.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PJD5155 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PJD5155 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

At 10,000 hours, the PJD5155 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than two years ago. The average service life of lamp of similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector is 4,600h.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907773019, 00799916381616, 05054629706596, 07669077730192

Viewsonic PJD5155 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic PJD5155 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 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 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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