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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS

£467.97
An impressive value for money 20000:1 280 x 800 projector with satisfactory features and very low running costs
20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 32dB Jun 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS number 84 across all projectors.
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£85 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
77
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 92%, based on 50 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 projectors 2017.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £85 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report good picture quality, product quality and that it is reasonably priced. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
The PJD5553LWS has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Has a built-in speaker
Not Energy Star certified
Does not support full HD

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £405.05 on eBay 8 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

This projector has a brilliant average user rating based on 50 user reviews. 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 people said in their reviews that the product was noisy.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners who purchased the product said that it had good colour saturation, three customers said in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality and two customers who reviewed it agreed that it had clear images.

  • 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…
  • 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
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…
  • Pure good colours…
    Van RB (Amazon) - July 2015
  • The picture quality is exceptional for outdoor movies…
  • Nice colours, very bright…
  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015
  • The colors are rich and bright…
    Joe (Amazon) - June 2015

Viewsonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 873 expert and user reviews (including 120 verified purchases) for Viewsonic data projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Six customers who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS thought it was good quality.

  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…
  • Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations…
    PVR (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality…
  • Very pleased with quality and picture…
    Nick Parsons (Amazon) - September 2015
  • The picture quality is exceptional for outdoor movies…
  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine owners who bought it said that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Three customers thought the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS had good sound quality.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who reviewed this projector wrote that it was lightweight.

  • 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
  • Light-weight, easy to focus…

Users Report Nice Design

Two owners who purchased it mentioned that it was good looking and two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was well designed.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners mentioned that it was easy to use and two people who bought it reckoned that it was easy to setup.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £467.97 it is cheaper than 74% of projectors.

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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 £467.97 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $529.99 (£696.57).

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Features

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD5553LWS has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other projectors, the PJD5553LWS is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD5553LWS does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS of 32dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 27% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Viewsonic PJD5553LWS's bulb power of only 190W is very small compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 4% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PJD5553LWS has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Viewsonic data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

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

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Average Projector Brightness

The Viewsonic PJD5553LWS's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 32% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since June 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PJD5553LWS has an average 1 year running cost of £85 based on alright energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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

Barcodes:

00766907808117

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