Viewsonic PJD5533W
Viewsonic PJD5533W
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Viewsonic PJD5533W

£325.00 Excellent
A very economical to run 15000:1 280 x 800 projector with passable features and an industry award
15000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 33dB Dec 2012
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Viewsonic PJD5533W Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5533W number 463 across all projectors.
9 Reviews + 1 Award
Average Features
4 Years Old
£81 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 63?

It has marvellous user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 77%. This projector has received a "Highly Recommended" award from Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However this Viewsonic projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
The PJD5533W has running costs of £81 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long service life of lamp
Features noise reduction
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power

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Viewsonic PJD5533W In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

This projector received a "Highly Recommended" award from website who thought that this Viewsonic data projector was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This projector has an average expert rating of 64 out of 100 based on seven expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC, PC Mag and It seems that multimedia projector experts really don't rate this Viewsonic projector very highly.

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

Based on 873 user and expert reviews (including 120 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £325.00 it is cheaper than 89% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PJD5533W and the United Kingdom price of £325.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $765.38 (£994.61).

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5533W does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The PJD5533W's service life of lamp of 5,000h is in the longest 24% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Average Noise Level

The PJD5533W's noise level of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 42% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The PJD5533W's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Viewsonic PJD5533W features noise reduction, which is unusual. 97% of data projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PJD5533W has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution across comparable types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5533W has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Viewsonic PJD5533W's projector brightness of 2,800 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 27% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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The PJD5533W is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD5533W in December 2012.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the PJD5533W is £81 over 1 year based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd5533w
Barcodes 00012951513461, 00163120856541, 00766907557619, 00799198013144, 05053973922478, 05054484242079, 07669075576198

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