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Viewsonic PJD5250 Projector

£306.47
22000:1 XGA (1024x768) 32dB May 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £87.01 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent user reviews
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
20 Reviews
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Price

Reasonably Priced

Several Viewsonic PJD5250 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Awesome value and quality!”. Andyb mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review in October last year “Great value, seems to work great, prob should have purchased a shorter thro projector” and scored the product 5 stars. Last year Jim mentioned on Amazon “The build quality really makes it feel like you've got value for money before you even turn it on” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5250.

One person said in their reviews that this projector was a bargain for the price. Es said on Amazon in October “Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution” in their review however they rated it 3 stars.

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Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 20 user reviews this data projector has an excellent average user rating. 17 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

Based on 684 expert and user reviews (including 38 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its projectors. Viewsonic also has excellent reviews specifically within its 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Viewsonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Jim wrote on Amazon “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade”. Mr. R. Case said on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality”. Pvr wrote on Amazon “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”.

Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use. Jim said “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.”. Jim also wrote “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly mentioned in October “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 on Amazon “Easy to set up/put away” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Last year Tony Adams scored the product very highly and he wrote on Amazon “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent” in his review.

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Robust

A few people concluded that it was well made. Jim rated it as excellent and he mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI”. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian wrote on Amazon “Well built product, full of functions” in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review.

Nice Design

One Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A number of Viewsonic PJD5250 owners said in their reviews that the product was lightweight. David Gibbons rated the product 5 stars and he said in his Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon “Light-weight, easy to focus”. One customer wrote that the Viewsonic PJD5250 was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” .


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Viewsonic PJD5250 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5250 was quiet. In October Pvr scored the Viewsonic PJD5250 very highly and mentioned in their review “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector”. One customer who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5250 said that it was noisy. David Gibbons wrote on Amazon “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.” in his review.


Good Picture Quality

A number of Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had good picture quality.

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. David Gibbons wrote in his Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Nice colours, very bright” and rated the Viewsonic PJD5250 5 stars. Van Rb wrote on Amazon “Pure good colours”.

One person who bought it concluded that it had clear images.

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Good Sound Quality

A few Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewers said that the product had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case said “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket” in their review. In October N. C. Granby mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “There are small speakers in the machine.”.

Good High Def TV

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas wrote “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer said in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5250 had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas mentioned in his review “Clear picture and great 3D”.


Features

Good Technical Features

A few customers said in their reviews that it had good features. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian mentioned in their review on Amazon “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” and scored this projector very highly.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased the product thought it was wifi compatible. Last year Mr. R. Case wrote in their review of this projector “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC”.


Energy

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PJD5250 is £88, which is typical compared to the other 6 projectors of this type and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in May 2015.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD5250 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors of this type and age also do not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support full HD including the Optoma S321 (£239.99) which is also cheaper.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the multimedia projectors of this age and type the projector brightnesses range from 2,200 ANSI lumens to 3,500 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 3,100 ANSI lumens, the PJD5250 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth looking at include the Optoma S321 (£239.99) (3,200 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PJD5250 is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The PJD5250 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec do not have a zoom capability.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors of this age and type the noise levels range from 32dB to 36dB, and the average noise level is 33dB. The Viewsonic PJD5250 has a fairly quiet noise level (only 32 decibels) compared to most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PJD5250 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Supports Password Protection

The PJD5250 supports password protection, as do most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Packaging Content

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The PJD5250 has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this data projector also have a 3D glasses included.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PJD5250 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Viewsonic PJD5250 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than a year ago also do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd5250
Barcodes 00766907773118

Viewsonic PJD5250 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic PJD5250 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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