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Viewsonic PRO8530HDL

£1,358.26
A pretty new 5000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector with good features but high running costs
5000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 33dB May 2016
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Viewsonic PRO8530HDL Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have ranked the Viewsonic PRO8530HDL number 646 across all projectors.
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Poor
65
Good 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 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At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £184 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a zoom capability
Supports full HD
Very short service life of lamp

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Viewsonic PRO8530HDL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

We checked 873 user and expert reviews (including 120 verified purchases) for Viewsonic data projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £1,358.26 it is more expensive than 74% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PRO8530HDL and the United Kingdom price of £1,358.26 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,799.99 (£2,343.23).

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Features

Has a Zoom Capability

The PRO8530HDL has a zoom capability. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The PRO8530HDL's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The PRO8530HDL supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The PRO8530HDL is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PRO8530HDL has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Viewsonic PRO8530HDL's noise level of 33dB is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 41% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Viewsonic PRO8530HDL has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this Viewsonic multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PRO8530HDL of 5,200 ANSI lumens is fairly bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 16% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PRO8530HDL is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released in May 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PRO8530HDL has an average running cost of £184 over 1 year based on fine energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pro8530hdl, viewsonic 1920x1080, viewsonic w5200lm
Barcodes 00766907830019

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