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Viewsonic PJD5234 Projector

15000:1 XGA (1024x768) 2,800 ANSI Lumens Dec 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date £83.81 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good picture quality
Good product quality
Expert reviews are average
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com have rated this Viewsonic projector on average 65%.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 684 user and expert reviews (including 12 verified purchases) for Viewsonic projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Viewsonic has excellent reviews specifically within its 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Picture Quality

Six people reckoned that this projector had good picture quality. Alex scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “1 makes a huge difference in the picture quality” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5234.


Design

Good Product Quality

Six customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. Expert website Itreviews.com wrote “Though other projectors offer better image quality and higher brightness, this model offers a so” in their review of this projector. They also said “The ViewSonic PJD5234 provides a very good range of connectivity choices and decent image quality for a budget data projector” in their review. Four years ago expert website Pcmag.com wrote “The ViewSonic PJD5234 provides solid data image quality and a good range of connectivity choices for an XGA data projector”.

Easy to Setup

Two owners who purchased it agreed that it was easy to setup. Website Bhphotovideo.com gave this projector a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Easy To Set Up”. Shannon mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “I wanted to make sure it was easy and fast to set up” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Shannon gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this projector two years ago “It's easy to use, light weight”. He also said “It was easy to use (one on my concerns)” in his review.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

The PJD5234 has an average 1 year running cost of £84 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 72 similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Two customers reckoned that this projector was good value for money. Shannon wrote in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5234 “A great price point for what this offers”. Dominic Mullaghan said on expert website Amazon “It is very clear and crisp and allows you to adjust as necessary, cheap way of getting a massive tv, also bought with 120 inch projector screen” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Three customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “The ViewSonic PJD5234%displayPrice% at %seller% provides a very good range of connectivity choices and decent image quality for a budget data projector” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100.


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Released Over Four Years Ago

This 15000:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market since December 2012.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD5234 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Vivitek D803W-3D, or the Optoma EH300 which both of have better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD5234 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

It is worth considering alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the Epson EB-Z10005U, or the Viewsonic PRO8600.

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3D-Ready

The PJD5234 is 3D-ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector also are 3D-ready.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,800 ANSI lumens, the PJD5234 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector. 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector have projector brightnesses of between 700 ANSI lumens and 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,100 ANSI lumens.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to consider the Viewsonic PJD6383S (£649) (3,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated), the Optoma X302 (3,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the Infocus IN114A (3,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Viewsonic PJD5234 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5234 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5234 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PJD5234 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd5234l
Barcodes 00012301047806, 00041114169221, 00132018331279, 00151903596821, 00163120857685, 00616268572359, 00617407473636, 00667316624827, 00674435987245, 00766907664218, 00766907668919, 00796255964098, 00803983017115, 00807320196679, 05053973922300, 05054484242062, 05054484247883, 05054533242067, 05054533247888, 05054629021163, 07669076642182, 07669076689194, 07887117199284, 07887117199314

Viewsonic PJD5234 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic PJD5234 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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