Viewsonic PJD5232 vs Vivitek D556

Viewsonic PJD5232
Vivitek D556

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
5,990h longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5232 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,000h, whereas the Vivitek D556 is only a 10,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (5,990h shorter).
Quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5232 is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Vivitek D556 (35dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

11% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5232 has a noise level in economy mode of 29dB, however the Vivitek D556 is a 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB louder).
3 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The Vivitek D556 is a 2.3kgg heavy projector. That's 2.1kg lighter than the Viewsonic PJD5232 (2.3kgg).
8% narrower Edit
The Vivitek D556 has a width of 274.6mmmm. That's 19.4mm narrower than the Viewsonic PJD5232 (274.6mmmm).
$27 cheaper
The Vivitek D556 is $27.01 cheaper than the Viewsonic PJD5232.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Heavier Edit
Viewsonic PJD5232 is 2.1kg heavy, but the Vivitek D556 is a 2.3kgg heavy projector (2.1kg lighter).
Slightly wider Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5232 is a 294mm wide projector, whereas the Vivitek D556 is a 274.6mmmm wide projector (19.4mm narrower).
More expensive by $27
The Viewsonic PJD5232 is $27.01 more expensive than the Vivitek D556.
Older by over one year
The Viewsonic PJD5232 is 14 months older than the Vivitek D556.
3 Reasons Against
599x shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Vivitek D556 is a 10,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 5,990h shorter than the Viewsonic PJD5232 (10,000hh).
A little louder noise level Edit
The Vivitek D556 has a noise level of 35dBdB, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5232 is a 32dB noise level projector (3dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Vivitek D556 is 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode). That's 3dB louder than the Viewsonic PJD5232 (32dBdB).

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Date Released

49 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 60.55
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.84
Total running cost $ 63.39
Purchase price $ 535.00
Total cost of ownership $ 598.39
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Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.41T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
 15000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
BEST
 XGA (1024x768)
Projector Brightness
2,800 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1 - 12 1 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
24 - 300 23 - 256
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 160W
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Power
190W 190W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.92 - 2.14:1
 1.92 - 2.14:1
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 114%
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.52 - 2.73
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.8 - 24
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC M
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
D-Sub PC in Port
 D-Sub PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
32dB
BEST
35dB
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating System
 Windows operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB
BEST
32dB
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
245W 240W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3048 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
3.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
320mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
165mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
388mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
2.1kg 2.3kg
BEST
Height
95mm 100mm
BEST
Depth
202mm
BEST
212mm
Width
294mm 274.6mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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