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Viewsonic PRO8520WL

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Viewsonic PRO8520WL

£1,130.36
Viewsonic PRO8520WL
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A fully featured but a little out of date moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs and a reasonable price
33dB 1280 X 800 5000:1 No May 2016
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£1,130.36
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ViewSonic PRO8520WL WXGA Projector
£1,139.97
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ViewSonic PRO8520WL WXGA Projector
£1,139.97
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ViewSonic PRO8520WL WXGA Projector
£1,150.00
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ViewSonic Pro8520WL WXGA 5200 Lumens Installation Projector
£1,159.99
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Viewsonic Pro8520WL 5200ANSI lumens DLP WXGA (1280x800) Wall-mounted projector White
£1,253.79
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ViewSonic Pro8520WL Projector 5000_1 5200 Lumens 1280 x 800 6.3kg (White) (Brand new, unopened) - on
£1,171.15
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NEW! ViewSonic PRO8520WL Wxga 1280X800 5200 Lumens 15000_1 Contrast 1.12 1.8 Thr (Brand new, unopened) - on
£1,278.71
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ViewSonic Pro8520WL Projector 5000_1 5200 Lumens 1280 x 800 6.3kg (White) (Brand new, unopened) - on
£1,283.89
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£754.00
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Viewsonic PRO8520WL Review

Released 2 years ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the Viewsonic PRO8520WL number 559 across all projectors.
77
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
20 Months Old
58
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Network management
SonicExpert technology powerful sound qualify
SuperColor best in class colour accuracy
4 x HDMI inputs
Power cable lock
Easy lamp access for quick disassembly
4-in-1 power button
Cable management hood for a neat exterior
Optional viewsonic hdbaset dongle
PortAll: secure mhl/hdmi port with built-in micro USB cable
Easy-Access top cover for easy maintenance
Brighter than average projector brightness
- intuitive form
"Flex-In" design for flexible integration
4-Corner adjustment advanced image correction capabilities
Horizontal and vertical (auto) keystone
Wide 1.6x optical zoom
Vertical lens shift
Sealed optical engine dust-free and well-maintained image quality
Centred lens
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in speaker
Programmable remote control

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. There was a cheaper price of £989.90 at Projectorshop24 24 hours ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 69% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Viewsonic PRO8520WL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Viewsonic Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

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

Value For Money

Satisfactory Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 63% of projectors, it has good features and is under 2 years old but at £1,130.36 it looks like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PRO8520WL has an average 5 year running cost of £130 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released in May 2016.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PRO8520WL of 33dB is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 64% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PRO8520WL's contrast ratio (typical) of only 5,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 32% of all projectors when ranked 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 PRO8520WL of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 85% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 97% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PRO8520WL has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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3D-Ready

The PRO8520WL is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PRO8520WL has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Viewsonic PRO8520WL does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PRO8520WL is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

manufacturer pro8520wl, manufacturer 1280x800, pro8520wl pro8520wl, viewsonic pro8520wl, viewsonic 1280x800, acer pro8520wl, part pro8520wl, part 1280x800

Barcodes:

00766907644715, 00766907829914, 05057454440338

Viewsonic PRO8520WL

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