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Viewsonic PJD6550LW Review
|Value for Money||
|1 Year Old|
|£75 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 59?
Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £75 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long service life of lamp
Fairly high contrast ratio (typical)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD
Should You Buy it Now?
Viewsonic PJD6550LW In-Depth Analysis
Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors
Based on 872 user and expert reviews (including 120 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent ratings for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The Viewsonic PJD6550LW has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
Amongst comparable types of multimedia projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the Viewsonic PJD6550LW of 32dB is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 30% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Fairly High Contrast Ratio (typical)
The PJD6550LW's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is quite high compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 14% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.
Average Projector Brightness
The PJD6550LW's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 57% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp
The Viewsonic PJD6550LW's service life of lamp of 10,000h is in the longest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic PJD6550LW has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The PJD6550LW has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of data projectors.
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most other multimedia projectors, the Viewsonic PJD6550LW does not support full HD. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.
Not Energy Star Certified
The PJD6550LW is not Energy Star certified. 99% of data projectors are also not Energy Star certified.
Has a Digital Gamma Correction
The Viewsonic PJD6550LW has a digital gamma correction, which is unusual. 99% of multimedia projectors do not have a digital gamma correction.
The Viewsonic PJD6550LW is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.
Released Over a Year Ago
Viewsonic released the PJD6550LW in November 2015.
Running Costs Are OK
The PJD6550LW is typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PJD6550LW is £75.
Value for Money
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PJD6550LW and the United Kingdom price of £548.98 was the cheapest.
The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $549.99 (£722.85).