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85

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Viewsonic PJD5250

£306.47
Viewsonic PJD5250
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A very good value for money and sensationally high contrast ratio moderate noise level XGA projector, with low running costs and good features
32dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 22000:1 Yes May 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5250 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5250 number 62 in 3D projectors and number 73 across all projectors.
93
Reviews
20 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
71
Age
2 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£63 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 96%, based on 20 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 projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and good product quality.
The PJD5250 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
Premium curved design with intuitive keypad
SuperColor: best in class color accuracy
Bright images for any environment
Easy-of-Use pre-set colour modes
Quickly access your favourite features with my button
Auto power on / off
120Hz 3d compatible for exciting visual effects
Keystone distorted image correction
Hide unsightly cables
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Does not have a built-in speaker

Viewsonic PJD5250 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, PJD5250 owners rated this projector as outstanding. Over 85% of reviewers gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is 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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Customers Report That it is 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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Customers Report Excellent 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”.

Customers Report 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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Viewsonic Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

Based on 922 owner and expert reviews (including 130 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its multimedia projectors. 95% of those that bought a Viewsonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report 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.”.

Users Report That it is a 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” .

Customers Report 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.

Users Report That it is 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.

Users Report Great 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.

Customers Report a 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”.

Users Report Excellent 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”.

Customers Report Excellent Design

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

Users Report 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”.

Value For Money

Spectacularly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £306.47 it is cheaper than 92% of projectors.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PJD5250 has an average 5 year running cost of £63 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since May 2015.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD5250 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Viewsonic projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Viewsonic PJD5250's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 68% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PJD5250's contrast ratio (typical) of 22,000 is in the highest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PJD5250 of 3,100 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 59% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD5250 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Viewsonic PJD5250 supports 3D. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The PJD5250's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 68% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5250 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The PJD5250 has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Supports Password Protection

The PJD5250 supports password protection, unlike 87% of projectors which do not support password protection.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Viewsonic PJD5250 has a 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 97% of data projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5250 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 pjd5250

Barcodes:

00766907773118

Viewsonic PJD5250

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