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Viewsonic PRO7827HD Projector

£594.00
22000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 36dB Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £112.17 Electricity cost over 5 years
Eight industry awards
Good picture quality across multiple sources
Excellent value
20 Reviews + 8 Awards
soundandvision.com Top Pick Trusted Reviews Recommended homecinemachoice.com Best Buy chip.com.my Outstanding
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Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

Experts in projectors rave about this data projector and have given it eight awards.

Review sites Trusted Reviews and Audiovision.de both recommend this projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites both thought that this 22000:1 contrast ratio projector was good. This data projector received a Homecinemachoice.com "Best Buy" award and it received a Technopat.net "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of three additional expert review sites all thought that this multimedia projector was good. This Viewsonic multimedia projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com, 01net.com gave it a "4 Star" award and it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

This data projector received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on eleven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, soundandvision.com and whathifi.com the average expert rating of this 22000:1 contrast ratio projector is 80%.

Excellent Brand

We checked 684 expert and user reviews (including 38 verified purchases) for Viewsonic data projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Viewsonic has excellent ratings specifically for its 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 100% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Picture Quality

Two owners thought this projector had good picture quality.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was March 2016 when Viewsonic released the Pro7827HD.


Design

Good Picture Quality Across Multiple Sources

Three owners reckoned that the product was good quality. Trusted Reviews wrote in their Viewsonic Pro7827HD review “Good picture quality across multiple sources”. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Excellent color quality”. In April this year expert website Cnet.com wrote “Its picture quality is very good.” in their review of this projector.

Ceiling Mountable

The Pro7827HD is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Price

Excellent Value

Five people who purchased it thought it was good value for money. Trusted Reviews wrote “Excellent value” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Expert review site Chip.com.my said in their review of this projector “Considering that competing projectors that can do better also cost a lot more”. Expert review site Soundandvision.com wrote in their review of this projector “Delivers impressive performance for the price”.

Not Cheap

Data projectors of a comparable type and age range in price from £199 to £611. We think that this Viewsonic data projector looks expensive compared to other data projectors of a comparable type and age.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Viewsonic Pro7827HD supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec do not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which support full HD to this projector and we think the Viewsonic PJD7830HDL (£549) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Pro7827HD has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Viewsonic PJD7830HDL (£549) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of data projectors of a similar age and type to this projector range from 2,200 ANSI lumens to 3,500 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens, the Pro7827HD has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors of this type and age.

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Performance

Very Loud Noise Level

Projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector have noise levels of between 32dB and 36dB, and the average noise level is 33dB. When compared to other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector that we have assessed, the noise level of the Pro7827HD of 36 decibels is one of the loudest.

If you are not bothered about having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the Viewsonic PJD7830HDL (£549) (32dB) which is also cheaper.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Pro7827HD has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Storage

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Viewsonic Pro7827HD has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age do not have a card reader integrated.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Pro7827HD is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic Pro7827HD has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Viewsonic Pro7827HD does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Pro7827HD has a quite short service life of lamp (only 3,500 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to this data projector. The service life of lamps of projectors of this type and age range from 3,500h to 8,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,600h.

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Energy

High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the Pro7827HD will cost £113 over 1 year to run, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 6 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than a year ago.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907814712

Viewsonic Pro7827HD Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic Pro7827HD review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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