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Viewsonic PJD8653WS

Viewsonic PJD8653WS
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A good spec and classic moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with low running costs
34dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 No Feb 2013
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Viewsonic PJD8653WS Review

With very good features and reviews, we have scored the Viewsonic PJD8653WS as follows:
77
Reviews
2 Reviews
77
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Viewsonic projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

Viewsonic PJD8653WS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com this multimedia projector has an overall expert rating of 60%. This means that projector experts really don't rate this data projector very highly.

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the PJD8653WS is £72 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD8653WS in February 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on multimedia projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The PJD8653WS's noise level of 34dB is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 55% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PJD8653WS's contrast ratio (typical) of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 26% of all multimedia projectors when ranked 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.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The PJD8653WS's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 80% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD8653WS 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 service life of lamp of the PJD8653WS of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is shorter than 72% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD8653WS has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PJD8653WS of 240W is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 56% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD8653WS does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic pjd8653ws, acer pjd8653ws

Barcodes:

00617407473766, 00684646137674, 00766907667516, 00803982783424, 07669076675166

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