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Viewsonic PJD7820HD

Viewsonic PJD7820HD
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A fully featured and award winning moderate noise level 1080p data projector, with very low running costs
35dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 15000:1 Yes Feb 2013
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Viewsonic PJD7820HD Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD7820HD number 577 in 3D projectors.
88
Reviews
165 Reviews + 2 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
59
Age
5 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£63 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has exceptional user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this multimedia projector to others. This projector has received two awards including industry awards from Projectorcentral.com plus one other site. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Viewsonic projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
The PJD7820HD has running costs of £63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and picture quality. However they also report unimpressive design and unacceptable noise level.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
HDMI, dual VGA, composite, s-video, rs232, vga/audio out, integrated speaker
3D blu-ray ready, vertical keystone correction, 1.2x optical zoom lens, remote control

Viewsonic PJD7820HD Video Reviews

Viewsonic PJD7820HD In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both decided that this multimedia projector was very good. Projectorcentral.com gave this data projector a "Highly Rated" award and Projectorreviews.com gave it a "Hot Product" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 13 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Advisor.co.uk and PC Mag this projector has an average expert rating of 69 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this Viewsonic multimedia projector is fantastic based on 152 user reviews. Over 73% 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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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

22 customers mentioned that it was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

11 customers concluded that the Viewsonic PJD7820HD was good quality.

  • Feels good quality to touch which is also re-assuring…
    Thehock (Amazon) - December 2013
  • This is an amazing picture quality…
  • To be fair the quality out of the box is pretty good…
    Z (Amazon.co.uk) - March 2014
  • It's become our television now and provides a brilliant 200" screen - compared to a television of that size, that's a savings of over £8000! The image quality is great out of the box for most…
  • Only problem is that when image is this big you need a very high quality input or you really notice it…
  • Bought for the local village hall Film Nights - excellent image quality and contrast in bright light…
  • The picture quality is excellent even allowing for our open living room & when viewed at night with the curtains shut is outstanding…
  • To be fair the quality out of the box is pretty good.- its louder than you would think…
    Z (Amazon) - March 2014
  • The quality is amazing! The only downside…
  • The quality is incredible…
    Z (Amazon) - March 2014

Customers Report Unimpressive Design

Four customers who reviewed this projector thought it was not good looking.

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Three customers who reviewed this projector agreed that it was noisy.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Five people who bought this projector reckoned that it had good picture quality and three customers said that it had good colour saturation.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who bought it agreed that it was lightweight.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Four people who purchased it wrote that it was well made.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven people agreed that the Viewsonic PJD7820HD was easy to use the menus and six owners considered that the product was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Three owners who purchased it agreed that it had good sound quality.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The PJD7820HD is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PJD7820HD will cost £63 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD7820HD in February 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD7820HD has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The PJD7820HD's noise level of 35dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 61% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Viewsonic PJD7820HD's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 75% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Viewsonic PJD7820HD of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 64% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD7820HD has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The PJD7820HD's service life of lamp of 4,000h is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 56% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PJD7820HD supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD7820HD has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The PJD7820HD's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 68% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD7820HD supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Viewsonic PJD7820HD is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic pjd7820hduk

Barcodes:

00540758137097, 00766907665314, 00766907751215, 00766907752212, 00766907752311, 00799198622643, 00803982819598, 00809392589816, 05054484247791, 05054533247796, 05054565183109, 05147841703051, 07669076653140

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