Viewsonic PJD5234


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Viewsonic PJD5234

Viewsonic PJD5234
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A classic and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector, with good features
32dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 Yes Feb 2013
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Viewsonic PJD5234 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5234 number 672 in 3D projectors.
7 Reviews
Good Features
5 Years Old
Running Costs
£60 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has outstanding user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this data projector to others. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £60 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
Customers report it is easy to use.
The PJD5234 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Viewsonic PJD5234 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 65 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 922 expert and user reviews (including 130 verified purchases) for Viewsonic multimedia projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Viewsonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the PJD5234 is £60 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This Viewsonic multimedia projector was released in February 2013.

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Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PJD5234 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PJD5234's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than 69% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Viewsonic PJD5234's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than 73% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PJD5234's projector brightness of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PJD5234 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The PJD5234's service life of lamp of 5,000h is in the longest 25% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5234 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PJD5234 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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The PJD5234 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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The Viewsonic PJD5234 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PJD5234 of only 190W is smaller than 91% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Viewsonic PJD5234 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 98% of projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Viewsonic PJD5234 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5234 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic pjd5234l


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

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