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Viewsonic PJD5155 Projector

2400:1 SVGA (800x600) 34dB Dec 2014
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The LightStream PJD5155 makes a big statement with its elegant style and price defying audiovisual performance. Its curvaceous design, which includes a tactile keypad and non-slip foot pads, also... More
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18 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this multimedia projector is excellent based on 22 user reviews.

Good Picture Quality

Some customers wrote in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote in their Viewsonic PJD5155 review “It has decent data and video image quality for a low-resolution (SVGA) model”. Pcmag.com also wrote “The ViewSonic LightStream PJD5155 is a bright data projector, with solid image quality, that can be had for a modest price”.

Two Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewers agreed that the product had good colour saturation. David Gibbons mentioned in his review “Nice colours, very bright” and scored it very highly. Van Rb mentioned on Amazon “Pure good colours” in his review.

One person who reviewed this projector mentioned that it had clear images.

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Good Product Quality

A few Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewers reckoned that it was good quality. Jim mentioned in his Viewsonic PJD5155 review on Amazon “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade”. Mr. R. Case mentioned on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality” and scored it 5 stars. Pvr scored the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon in October this year “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”.

Easy to Use

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Jim mentioned in his Viewsonic PJD5155 review on Amazon “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.” and scored the Viewsonic PJD5155 very highly. Jim also said “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. In October this year Rolypoly wrote on Amazon “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen”.

Several people who purchased the product thought it was easy to setup. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Easy to set up/put away” in their review. Tony Adams said “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent” and rated the product 5 stars.

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

2400:1 contrast ratio projectors manufactured by Viewsonic have excellent reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors) and found that Viewsonic also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

Robust

A few Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Jim rated this projector 5 stars and he wrote “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI” in his review. Yulei Tian mentioned “Well built product, full of functions” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5155 and gave the product an excellent review score. Pcmag.com wrote in their review of this projector on PC Mag “A solid set of ports” and gave the Viewsonic PJD5155 a rating of 4 stars.

Good Sound Quality

A number of Viewsonic PJD5155 owners concluded that the product had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case wrote on Amazon “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket”. This month N. C. Granby mentioned “There are small speakers in the machine.”.

Good Size

Some customers mentioned that it was lightweight. David Gibbons said “Light-weight, easy to focus” in his Viewsonic PJD5155 review and rated the product 5 stars. One Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5155 was compact. Mr. R. Case wrote on Amazon “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this projector was quiet. Pvr said on Amazon in October this year “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector” in their Viewsonic PJD5155 review and gave this projector an excellent rating.

One Viewsonic PJD5155 owner who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5155 concluded that it was noisy. In October this year David Gibbons mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.”.

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Good Technical Features

Some Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Yulei Tian gave this projector a rating of 5 stars and said in their Viewsonic PJD5155 review a few weeks ago “So far so good, lot of features to be explored”.

Good High Def TV

One person said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas wrote on Amazon in October this year “The best HD Beamer for this price” and scored the product 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased this projector thought it was wifi compatible. Mr. R. Case said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5155 on Amazon “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC”.

Nice Design

One Viewsonic PJD5155 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was a good design.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who bought the Viewsonic PJD5155 concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas wrote in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5155 “Clear picture and great 3D” .

Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the PJD5155, the PJD5155 has a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD5153[plb_2754183_price].

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Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5155, the PJD5155 supports 3D image projection.

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Quite Long Lamp Service Life

Across all the similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5155 the lamp service lives range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average lamp service life is 5,900h. With a lamp service life of 10,000 hours, the PJD5155 has a fairly long lamp service life compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5155.

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Very Light

Across all the projectors of this age and spec the weights range from 270g to 33kg. The Viewsonic PJD5155 is quite light (only 2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PJD5155.

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10 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many comparable spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The PJD5155 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors that have been around for more than a year do support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PJD5155 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5155 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the PJD5155 is SVGA (800x600). That's 39% less resolution than the most common native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PJD5155 the worst resolution is nHD (640x360) and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Very Small Lamp Power

At only 190 Watts, the PJD5155 has a quite small lamp power compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PJD5155. The average lamp power of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PJD5155 is 280W.

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Very Low Number of Colours

Across all the data projectors that came out around the same time as the PJD5155 the numbers of colours range from 1M to 1,100M. At only 1.07 million, the PJD5155 has a quite low number of colours compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PJD5155.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5155 have RMS rated power of between 1W and 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 10W. With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the PJD5155 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PJD5155.

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Quite Small Offset

Projectors of a similar type and age to the PJD5155 have offsets of between 10% and 130%. The Viewsonic PJD5155 has one of the smaller offsets (only 100 percent) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Viewsonic PJD5155 is a one USB 2.0 port projector.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Viewsonic PJD5155 has a quite small optical zoom (only 1.1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PJD5155. Across all the projectors that came out around the same time as the PJD5155 the optical zooms range from 1x to 2x.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD5155

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Viewsonic released the PJD5155.

Average Projector Brightness

The Viewsonic PJD5155 has a relatively average projector brightness (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the PJD5155 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PJD5155.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Brightness in Economy Mode
Number of Colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Projection Distance
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Video
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Serial Interface Type
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
On Screen Display Language
HDCP
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
8 May 2015

The ViewSonic LightStream PJD5155 is a bright data projector, with solid image quality, that can be had for a modest price...

Modestly priced
Portable
Bright
Can project 3D content from Blu-ray players, as well as PCs
Soft volume on audio
Lacks carrying case

User Reviews

(21)
Reviewed 6 May 2015 by BruceL
(Verified Purchase)

I got this for our Church becouse our old Epson just kept getting dimmer. It looks as though it will meet our need for brightness. Has a nice sharp picture. But lacks some things one would think... Read more…

Reviewed 31 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great projector! Clear picture, nice color, and easy to set up/put away.

(Verified Purchase)

Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution.

Reviewed 15 May 2016 by N. C. Granby
(Verified Purchase)

Works fine, with a bright picture. There are small speakers in the machine, but not strong enough for any important use of audio. It does lack an HDMI slot, but the price reflects that.

Reviewed 14 May 2016 by David Gibbons
(Verified Purchase)

We have it ceiling mounted in our little shop and it works a treat. Nice colours, very bright, and the sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies, but then we... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $65.32
Electricity cost when on standby $2.83
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907773019, 00799916381616, 05054629706596, 07669077730192

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