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Viewsonic PJD7830HDL

Viewsonic PJD7830HDL
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A fully featured and award winning moderate noise level 1080p projector, with low running costs but representing only moderate value for money
32dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 22000:1 No Jul 2015
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Viewsonic PJD7830HDL Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Viewsonic PJD7830HDL as follows:
92
Reviews
68 Reviews + 3 Awards
69
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£76 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 68 reviews. This projector has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Crowdedbrain.co.uk plus one other site and a "Design Award" from Technopat.net. Epson data 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 2018.
The PJD7830HDL has running costs of £76 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 it is reasonably priced, product quality and good picture quality. However they also report inferior sound quality.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker

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Viewsonic PJD7830HDL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this data projector is one of the most awarded by experts.

This multimedia projector received a "Recommended" award from both websites Crowdedbrain.co.uk and Itwriter.ru, both of which thought that this projector was very good.

This data projector received a "Design Award" from review website Technopat.net who decided that this Viewsonic projector was carefully designed.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and techradar.com/au/ this Viewsonic projector has an average expert rating of 77 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, people who bought this projector rated it as breathtakingly good. 43 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this data projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

12 customers who purchased the Viewsonic PJD7830HDL considered that it was good value for money.

  • Fairly good deal…
  • Excellent buy at this price…
    Corndolly (Amazon) - December 2014
  • Best in the price and quality…
    Webvamsi666 (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Very good value…
    John Lynn (Amazon) - December 2014
  • Great value for money, really bright image, just be careful if you are mounting on the ceiling as the distance to screen is important at zoomed out setting, there are no height width scaling controls on software only zoom the screen as well as zoom on the lens…
    John Lynn (Amazon) - December 2014
  • It's a great alternative to the cost of large format displays which often run into the thousands for a 75+ inch display…
    S.S. (Amazon) - November 2015
  • It's hard to think of ways in which any features could be improved on at this price…
  • Amazing product for amazing price…
    Seb (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Great projector for price…
  • Fantastic projector for the price…

Users Report Inferior Sound Quality

Two customers who bought this projector thought it did not have good sound quality.

  • It loses a star only for the sound which is not the promised qua…
  • Through the PC the sound and images sync well, although it has shown me just how bad my old PC speakers are…
    Beki (Amazon) - May 2016
  • Do budget for a decent sound system if your considering buying this…
    Super Saver (Amazon) - December 2015

Viewsonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

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

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Five people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

  • The picture quality is excellent even allowing for our open living room & when viewed at night with the curtains shut is outstanding…
    Mr A P Rea (Amazon) - November 2015
  • 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…
    Paul Tatam (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Fantastic picture quality, great features, looks good, lightweight…
  • It has a fantastic picture quality…

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four people concluded that this projector had good picture quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use, two people who bought this projector reckoned that it was easy to setup and two customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use the menus.

  • It was really easy to set up…
  • Handy short throw…
    S. Nicol (Amazon) - January 2015
  • It's possible that even on the lowest volume setting the audio might still be too loud and unrefined to make for comfortable listening…
  • Simple to use and the cornerstone adjustment means you can line up the image from nearly any projection location…
    Paul Tatam (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Blacks are good you can get good blacks with settings and colour (Note…
    Webvamsi666 (Amazon) - December 2015
  • C) There is no cap for the lens as it was very handy to touch the bag…
    Webvamsi666 (Amazon) - December 2015
  • It's easy to use and the projection size is just brilliant with all the clarity you could want…
  • Setup-- Super Easy to setup and adjust for the screen, using the built in projection pattern helps to get the maximum size, sharpness…
    Rob (Amazon) - May 2016
  • Settings are easy to use…
  • As well as the standard focusing lens you also have the ability to lens shift with a dial, this is view handy and helps when you're trying to project at an odd Angle…
    Rob (Amazon) - May 2016

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers said in their reviews that it was lightweight.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Three people who bought it wrote that it had good features.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two customers who purchased it considered that it was well made.

  • The built in speaker is great…
  • Setup-- Super Easy to setup and adjust for the screen, using the built in projection pattern helps to get the maximum size, sharpness…
    Rob (Amazon) - May 2016

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this projector was quiet.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the PJD7830HDL is £76 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Viewsonic projector has been on the market since July 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD7830HDL has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Multimedia projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Viewsonic PJD7830HDL of only 32dB is quieter than 74% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of data 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 PJD7830HDL's contrast ratio (typical) of 22,000 is higher than 88% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of 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 PJD7830HDL of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 52% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD7830HDL has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The PJD7830HDL's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is in the shortest 32% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Average Bulb Power

The Viewsonic PJD7830HDL's bulb power of 220W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 43% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD7830HDL supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pjd7830hdl

Barcodes:

00766907786217, 04250494913645

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