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Viewsonic PJD5550LWS

£476.78
Viewsonic PJD5550LWS
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A very highly rated and fully featured moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with low running costs and a cheap price
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Viewsonic PJD5550LWS Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS number 182 in 3D projectors and number 258 across all projectors.
93
Reviews
20 Reviews
74
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
2 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

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 projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £67 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 excellent product quality.
The PJD5550LWS has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
Short throw for large sceens from small distances
Widescreen brilliance
HDMI for one-cable connectivity to HD devices
Bright images for any environment
SuperColor: best in class color accuracy
SonicExpert clear, comfortable and louder sound
Easy-of-Use pre-set colour modes
144Hz 3d compatible for exciting visual effects
Hide unsightly cables

Viewsonic PJD5550LWS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 20 user reviews this data projector has a brilliant overall user rating. 17 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly 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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Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 922 user and expert reviews (including 130 verified purchases) for Viewsonic projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Viewsonic data 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.”.

Customers 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.

Customers 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 Excellent 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.

Customers 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.

Users Report Excellent 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 Excellent 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

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £476.78 it is cheaper than 75% of projectors.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PJD5550LWS is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PJD5550LWS will cost £67 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The PJD5550LWS's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than 69% of all projectors when sorted 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 Viewsonic PJD5550LWS's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than 83% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The PJD5550LWS's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5550LWS has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The PJD5550LWS supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The PJD5550LWS's service life of lamp of 4,000h is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 63% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5550LWS has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The PJD5550LWS has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of data projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Supports Password Protection

The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS supports password protection, unlike 87% of multimedia projectors which do not support password protection.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

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

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic pjd5550lws, vs15921 pjd5550lws, acer pjd5550lws

Barcodes:

00766907778113

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