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53

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Viewsonic PRO8520WL

£1,156.22
£998.88 £157.34 cheaper than 41 days ago
A 1 year old 5000:1 280 x 800 projector with average features
5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 33dB May 2016
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Viewsonic PRO8520WL Review

Released 1 year ago but with average features, we have ranked the Viewsonic PRO8520WL number 109 across all projectors.
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Average Features
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14 Months Old
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£184 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
53
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £184 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 11% of all 1,758 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D-ready
Fairly bright projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £1,156.22 to £998.88 in the last 41 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Viewsonic PRO8520WL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Viewsonic Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 790 expert and user reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent ratings for its projectors. Viewsonic also has excellent ratings specifically for its data projectors compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this projector has an average price compared to other projectors. The cheapest data projector that we found costs £106 and the most expensive costs £17,495.

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Features

3D-Ready

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors also are 3D-ready.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens, the PRO8520WL has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst data projectors of this age.

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Average Noise Level

The PRO8520WL has a relatively typical noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PRO8520WL is RoHS compliance. Most of the other data projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours, the PRO8520WL has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PRO8520WL has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The PRO8520WL has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors, the PRO8520WL does not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL has a carrying case, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

It was May 2016 when Viewsonic released the PRO8520WL.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the PRO8520WL is £184 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pro8520wl, viewsonic 1280x800, vs16370 pro8520wl, viewsonic w5200lm, part pro8520wl, part 1280x800
Barcodes 00766907829914

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