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72

Overall Score

Viewsonic PJD5550LWS

£476.78
A top-rated 20000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with alright features and low running costs
20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 32dB Apr 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5550LWS Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS number 178 across all projectors.
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20 Reviews
71
Good
58
Average Features
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2 Years Old
74
£92 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
72
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 96%, based on 20 reviews. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £92 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and product quality.
The PJD5550LWS has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a zoom capability
Supports password protection
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

Viewsonic PJD5550LWS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

This projector has an excellent average user rating based on 20 user reviews. Over 85% of reviewers gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is 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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Customers Report That it is 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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Customers Report Great 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.

Customers Report 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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Excellent Brand

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

Users Report 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.”.

Users Report That it is a 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.

Users Report 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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Users Report That it is 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.

Users Report Great 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.

Users Report a 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.

Customers Report 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.

Customers Report Nice Design

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

Users Report 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” .


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £476.78 it is cheaper than 72% of projectors.


Features

Has a Zoom Capability

The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has a zoom capability. 91% of data projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Supports Password Protection

The PJD5550LWS supports password protection. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PJD5550LWS of 32dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 27% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PJD5550LWS has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

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

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Average Projector Brightness

The PJD5550LWS's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 58% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5550LWS has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The PJD5550LWS has a 3D glasses included. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5550LWS does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

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


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The PJD5550LWS is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PJD5550LWS will cost £92 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic pjd5550lws, vs15921 pjd5550lws

Barcodes:

00766907778113

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