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Viewsonic PJD5555W

£320.37
itwriter.ru Recommended projectorcentral.com Highly Rated pinoyunboxing.com Recommended
An affordable 22000:1 280 x 800 projector with passable features and multiple awards
22000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 32dB Jan 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5555 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5555 number 236 across all projectors.
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61 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Excellent
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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Overall Score
70
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has brilliant user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others. This projector has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Itwriter.ru plus one other site and an industry award from Projectorcentral.com. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However this Viewsonic projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
Customers report it is easy to use, good product quality and picture quality.
The PJD5555 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
RoHS compliance
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

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Viewsonic PJD5555 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This multimedia projector is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites of all the projectors.

The writers at websites Itwriter.ru and Pinoyunboxing.com both endorse this projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

One other expert review site said that this Viewsonic projector was very good. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and pinoyunboxing.com the average expert rating of this projector is 68%.

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Excellent User Reviews

PJD5555 owners on average rated this multimedia projector as marvellous. Over 86% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use and two customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to setup.

  • Simple set up, easy to use…
  • 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…
  • Easy to set up…
  • A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015
  • The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015

Excellent Brand

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

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this projector was good quality.

  • Couldn't see a huge difference in quality compare to the expensive one…
  • 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…
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…
  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who bought the product considered that it had good colour saturation and two owners who bought the product agreed that it had good picture quality.

  • Nice colours, very bright…
  • Pure good colours…
    Van RB (Amazon) - July 2015
  • 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…
  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers said in their reviews that this projector was lightweight.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four customers who purchased it reckoned that it was good value for money.

  • It is easy to overlook the vast improvements being made in less expensive, lower resolution products.
  • Awesome value and quality!
  • Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution…
    ES (Amazon) - May 2016
  • Very good value for money…
  • The build quality really makes it feel like you've got value for money before you even turn it on…
    Jim (Amazon) - November 2015

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £320.37 it is cheaper than 89% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PJD5555 and the United Kingdom price of £320.37 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $429.99 (£559.76).

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Features

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the PJD5555 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5555 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5555 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD5555 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most multimedia projectors.

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

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The Viewsonic PJD5555's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 9% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The PJD5555's noise level of 32dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 28% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The PJD5555's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 51% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector was released in January 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd5555lw, vs15908 pjd5555lw
Barcodes 00079643126811, 00766907557411, 00766907773415, 00766907776713, 07669075574118, 07669077734152

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