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Viewsonic PRO8600 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£131 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 42?
It has great user reviews with 91% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £131 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report excellent product quality.
The PRO8600 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly bright projector brightness
Quite big bulb power
Does not have a handheld remote control
Very short service life of lamp
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Viewsonic PRO8600 In-Depth Analysis
Good User Reviews
On average, based on 11 user reviews the average user rating of this projector is 88%. 6 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars and 91% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.
Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors
Based on 873 owner and expert reviews (including 120 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent ratings for its data projectors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Customers Report Superior Product Quality
Two owners who reviewed this projector wrote that it was good quality.
In either setup the quality of picture is great when the room is dark enough…
The picture quality is great…
Fairly Bright Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the PRO8600 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Quite Big Bulb Power
The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The bulb power of the Viewsonic PRO8600 of 350W is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Average Noise Level
The PRO8600's noise level of 34dB is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 47% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic PRO8600 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control
The PRO8600 does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other data projectors. 79% of projectors have a handheld remote control.
The PRO8600 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.
Supports Full HD
The PRO8600 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h. The service life of lamp of the PRO8600 of only 2,500h is in the shortest 12% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
1024 X 768 Resolution
The Viewsonic PRO8600 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Viewsonic multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).
Released Over Four Years Ago
Viewsonic released the PRO8600 in December 2012.
Running Costs Are OK
The PRO8600 has an average running cost of £131 over 1 year based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.