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Viewsonic PJD5550LWS Projector

£476.78
20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 32dB Apr 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £91.82 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
20 Reviews
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

PJD5550LWS owners on average rated this data projector as outstanding. Over 85% of reviewers gave this data projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

We checked 686 user and expert reviews for Viewsonic projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Viewsonic has excellent reviews specifically for its 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Several customers concluded that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “Awesome value and quality!”. Andyb said “Great value, seems to work great, prob should have purchased a shorter thro projector” and gave the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS a score of 5 stars. 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 this projector.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Es mentioned in their review of this projector “Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution”.

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Good Picture Quality

Three Viewsonic PJD5550LWS owners reckoned that the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS had good picture quality.

Some customers who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. David Gibbons mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon in October “Nice colours, very bright”. In October last year Van Rb wrote in his review of this projector on Amazon “Pure good colours”.

One Viewsonic PJD5550LWS reviewer who bought the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS wrote that it had clear images.

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Good Sound Quality

Some customers considered that this projector had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case wrote “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket”. N. C. Granby said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS this month “There are small speakers in the machine.”.

Good High Def TV

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas wrote on Amazon this year “The best HD Beamer for this price” in his review of this projector and scored the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS 5 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Viewsonic PJD5550LWS reviewer thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas wrote in his review of this projector a few weeks ago “Clear picture and great 3D” .


Design

Good Product Quality

Several people who purchased this projector agreed that it was good quality. Jim mentioned “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade” in his review of this projector and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their review “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality” and rated it as excellent. Pvr wrote “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS.

Easy to Use

Four customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Jim said “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.” in his review of this projector. Jim also mentioned “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly mentioned “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” in their review.

Some Viewsonic PJD5550LWS owners wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote “Easy to set up/put away” . Tony Adams scored it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent”.

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Robust

Two Viewsonic PJD5550LWS owners who purchased the product agreed that it was well made. Jim wrote in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. This year Yulei Tian said “Well built product, full of functions” in their review.

Nice Design

One customer said in their reviews that the product was a good design.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two Viewsonic PJD5550LWS owners wrote in their reviews that this projector was lightweight. David Gibbons mentioned “Light-weight, easy to focus” in his review. One customer who purchased the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS considered that it was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned in October last year “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” and rated it as very good.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Several Viewsonic PJD5550LWS reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Pvr wrote on Amazon in October “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector” and rated the product 5 stars.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was noisy. David Gibbons rated the product as very good and he wrote in October “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers said in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS had good features. Yulei Tian said “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” in their review.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One Viewsonic PJD5550LWS reviewer reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5550LWS review on Amazon “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC” and scored it 5 stars.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD5550LWS has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this projector and we think the Viewsonic PJD6352 (£482.17), the Optoma X402 (£515.72), or the Acer P5227 (£524.40) is also worth considering.

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Packaging Content

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The PJD5550LWS has a 3D glasses included, as do most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5550LWS has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Performance

Supports Password Protection

The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS supports password protection, as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PJD5550LWS has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the PJD5550LWS has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

If you would consider a multimedia projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Optoma DH1008 (£399.99) (31dB and cheaper) or the Optoma H100 (£299.99) (31dB and higher rated).

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Projector

Has a Zoom Capability

The PJD5550LWS has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector do not have a zoom capability.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has a pretty standard projector brightness (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PJD5550LWS is WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5550LWS does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector also do not support full HD.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the Optoma DH1008 (£399.99) which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PJD5550LWS does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also do not have a DVI port.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The PJD5550LWS has an average running cost of £92 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 24 projectors of this type and age.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Viewsonic released the PJD5550LWS.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vs15921 pjd5550lws
Barcodes 00766907778113

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