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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS

£499.00
Viewsonic PJD5553LWS
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A fully featured and excellently reviewed moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with very low running costs and a fair price
32dB 1280 X 800 20000:1 Yes Jun 2015
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ViewSonic LightStream PJD5553Lws WXGA Short Throw Projector (3000 Lumens, HDMI) - White
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ViewSonic PJD5555LW 1200x800 3200 Lumens LED 3D Projector
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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS number 85 in best selling projectors, number 166 in 3D projectors and number 236 across all projectors.
95
Reviews
50 Reviews
73
Value for Money
Good
83
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 92%, based on 50 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 projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £61 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 good picture quality, superior product quality and that it is fairly priced. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
The PJD5553LWS has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
These 5 modes are:
Brightest mode: for environments where extra-high brightness is required
Dynamic mode: for presentations under daylight environment and text content
Standard mode: for matching PC or NB color,
ViewMatch mode: for general viewing
A single remote control can also control up to eight projectors in the same venue

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 82% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 50 owner reviews this projector has an excellent average owner rating. 38 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Five customers who reviewed it agreed that it was noisy.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers said in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality, three customers considered that it had good colour saturation and two owners wrote in their reviews that it had clear images.

  • The picture quality is exceptional for outdoor movies…
  • With this projector, we can turn on every light and see everything perfectly fine Very big, clear image - We have the projector about 13 ft…
  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…
  • 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
  • Nice colours, very bright…
  • Pure good colours…
    Van RB (Amazon) - July 2015
  • The colors are rich and bright…
    Joe (Amazon) - June 2015

Excellent Brand

We checked 922 expert and user reviews (including 130 verified purchases) for Viewsonic multimedia projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Six people agreed that the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS was good quality.

  • The picture quality is exceptional for outdoor movies…
  • Very pleased with quality and picture…
    Nick Parsons (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…
  • 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

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine people who reviewed it thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Three owners who bought this projector considered that it had good sound quality.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners considered that the product was lightweight.

  • Light-weight, easy to focus…
  • 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

Users Report Excellent Design

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking and two owners said that it was well designed.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six customers who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS concluded that it was easy to use and two customers who reviewed the product thought it was easy to setup.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £499.00 it is in the cheapest 29% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £33 (7%)

There was a cheaper price of £465.97 at Laptops Direct 73 days ago.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS and the United Kingdom price of £499.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $529.99 (£735.04).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The PJD5553LWS has an average 5 year running cost of £61 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD5553LWS in June 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Viewsonic PJD5553LWS's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than 68% of all projectors when ordered 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 PJD5553LWS's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 85% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PJD5553LWS of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 27% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5553LWS has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Viewsonic PJD5553LWS supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The PJD5553LWS's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 28% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5553LWS has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The PJD5553LWS's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5553LWS is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The PJD5553LWS is not Energy Star certified, although keep in mind that 99% of projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PJD5553LWS does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pjd5553lws pjd5553lws, viewsonic pjd5553lws, viewsonic pjd5555lw, viewsonic 1200x800, viewsonic 1280x800, acer pjd5553lws

Barcodes:

00766907808117

Viewsonic PJD5553LWS

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