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Viewsonic PJD5255L

Viewsonic PJD5255L
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A highly rated and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector, with good features
32dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 22000:1 No Mar 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5255L Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Viewsonic PJD5255L as follows:
85
Reviews
31 Reviews
77
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£64 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has marvellous user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 72%, based on 31 reviews. 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and good picture quality.
The PJD5255L has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Quieter than average noise level
SuperColor: best in class color accuracy
Smart design
SonicExpert technology
3D blu-ray ready HDMI input
Balanced color and brightness
Industry-leading warranty
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Viewsonic PJD5255L Video Reviews

Viewsonic PJD5255L In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

Projector expert review website PC Mag scored this multimedia projector 60 out of 100. The expert review sites don't rate this data projector very highly.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 30 owner reviews the average owner rating of this multimedia projector is extremely good. 26 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

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 data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three owners said in their reviews that this projector was easy to use and two customers who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5255L considered that it was easy to setup.

  • The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.
    Jim (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2015
  • A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house…
    Jim (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2015
  • Easy to set up…
  • A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen…
    Rolypoly (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5255L was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who bought the product concluded that it had good picture quality.

  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2015
  • Pure good colours…
    Van RB (Amazon) - July 2015
  • A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen…
    Rolypoly (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Four people who bought this projector considered that it was good quality.

  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2015
  • Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality…
  • Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations…
    PVR (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers said in their reviews that it was lightweight.

  • It's lightweight, although it lacks a carrying case…
  • A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen…
    Rolypoly (Amazon) - March 2016

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PJD5255L is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PJD5255L will cost £64 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since March 2015.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PJD5255L has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PJD5255L of only 32dB is quieter than 73% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PJD5255L of 22,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PJD5255L of 3,300 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 46% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Viewsonic PJD5255L of 4,500h is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 46% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5255L has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5255L has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The PJD5255L's bulb power of only 200W is in the smallest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5255L does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The PJD5255L is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5255L is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic pjd5255l

Barcodes:

00766907776515, 00799916381647

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