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Viewsonic PRO8510L

71

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Viewsonic PRO8510L

£1,207.98
Viewsonic PRO8510L
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A good spec but a little out of date moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 5000:1 Yes Jul 2016
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Viewsonic PRO8510L Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Viewsonic PRO8510L number 638 in 3D projectors.
54
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
84
Age
19 Months Old
60
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Quieter than average noise level
5,200 lumen brightness
Vertical lens shift with centered lens
PortAll: discreet wireless streaming
4 HDMI inputs
SuperColor: amazing color accuracy
SonicExpert technology
4-in-1 power button with IR pass-through
Extreme mounting flexibility
Industry-leading warranty
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very short service life of lamp

Viewsonic PRO8510L In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has average features and at £1,207.98 it is more expensive than 71% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PRO8510L and the United Kingdom price of £1,207.98 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,206.26 (£1,672.96).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PRO8510L is £130, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This projector was released in July 2016.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PRO8510L has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This Viewsonic data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The Viewsonic PRO8510L's noise level of only 33dB is in the quietest 33% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Viewsonic PRO8510L of 5,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 37% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PRO8510L of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 86% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the PRO8510L of only 2,000h is in the shortest 8% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PRO8510L has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Supports 3D

The Viewsonic PRO8510L supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PRO8510L has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Viewsonic PRO8510L's bulb power of 370W is bigger than 93% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The PRO8510L is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The PRO8510L is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

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00766907829815

Viewsonic PRO8510L

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