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Viewsonic PRO8520WL Projector

£1,149.47
£988.75 £160.72 cheaper than 26 days ago
5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 33dB 5,200 ANSI Lumens May 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £183.95 Electricity cost over 5 years
Viewsonic multimedia projectors have excellent reviews
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Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Viewsonic Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Multimedia projectors from Viewsonic have an average rating of 89 out of 100, which is in the top 10% of all data projector brands that we have looked at. 100% of those that bought a Viewsonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PRO8520WL has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Viewsonic PRO8510L (£1,230.63).

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 33 decibels, the PRO8520WL has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other latest 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors. The quietest noise level of new 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 30dB, the loudest is 39dB, and the average noise level is 36dB.

Other projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic PRO8510L (£1,230.63) (33dB).

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

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Projector

Has a Zoom Capability

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector do not have a zoom capability.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens, the PRO8520WL has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other recently released projectors.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors that were launched in the last year.

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Video

3D-Ready

The PRO8520WL is 3D-ready, as are most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PRO8520WL does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out in the last 12 months also do not support full HD.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The PRO8520WL is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other recently released 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PRO8520WL is RoHS compliance. Most of the other recently released similar spec multimedia projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to this data projector also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PRO8520WL has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £160.72 (14%)

The price has dropped from £1,149.47 to £988.75 in the last 26 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 90% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 10% chance that the price will actually go down further. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PRO8520WL does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 2,000 hours) amongst data projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of recently released 5000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 1,500h and the longest is 5,000h.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The PRO8520WL has an average 1 year running cost of £184 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 9 projectors that were released in the last year.

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Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

Viewsonic released the PRO8520WL in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic w5200lm11218, viewsonic pro8520wl, vs16370 pro8520wl, part pro8520wl, part 1280x800
Barcodes 00766907829914

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