Viewsonic PLED-W600


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Viewsonic PLED-W600

Viewsonic PLED-W600

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A breathtakingly economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with a fair price and a staggeringly high 120000:1 contrast ratio
34dB 1280 X 800 120000:1 No Oct 2014
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Viewsonic PLED-W600 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Viewsonic PLED-W600 number 780 across all projectors.
Value for Money
Good Features
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£19 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. This projector has received a "Recommended" award from Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of only £19 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 4% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The PLED-W600 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Advanced LED light source technology
DLP technology
Small and light for easy portability
SuperColor: best in class color accuracy
Widescreen brilliance
Enjoy HDMI high-quality images and sound
MHL functionality for easy connectivity to mobile devices
SonicMode for enhanced audio performance
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Viewsonic PLED-W600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This multimedia projector received a "Recommended" award from review website who said that this projector was very good.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 82% of projectors, it has average features, is over 6 months old and at £411.40 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PLED-W600 and the United Kingdom price of £411.40 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $490.00 (£679.58).

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The PLED-W600 is in the cheapest 4% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PLED-W600 is only £19.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in October 2014.


1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Average Noise Level

The PLED-W600's noise level of 34dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 54% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PLED-W600 of 120,000 is very high compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 97% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PLED-W600's projector brightness of only 600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 96% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the PLED-W600 of 30,000h is very long compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 99% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PLED-W600 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PLED-W600 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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The Viewsonic PLED-W600 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Viewsonic PLED-W600 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PLED-W600 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PLED-W600 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers


00766907775617, 05052184952168, 07669077756178

Viewsonic PLED-W600


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