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Viewsonic PJD5234 Projector

$743.09
$569.00 $174.09 cheaper than 40 days ago
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) 32dB Feb 2013
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ViewSonic's new PJD5 Series features DynamicEco Technology to automatically adjust lamp brightness and thereby extend lamp life to 6000 hours. Requiring only 0.5W power consumption in standby... More
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ViewSonic PJD5234 XGA DLP Projector, 2800 ANSI Lumens, 3D Blu-Ray w/HDMI, 120Hz, Black Quick Review
ViewSonic PJD5234 XGA DLP Projector, 2800 ANSI Lumens, 3D Blu-Ray w

14 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Viewsonic is one of the leading data projector brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Viewsonic also has excellent reviews for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A few Viewsonic PJD5234 reviewers who bought it concluded that it was good quality. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “The ViewSonic PJD5234%displayPrice% at %seller% provides a very good range of connectivity choices and decent image quality for a budget data projector” and gave it a score of 70 out of 100. Pcmag.com also wrote “Though other projectors offer better image quality and higher brightnes”. Expert review site Itreviews.com said “The ViewSonic PJD5234 provides a very good range of connectivity choices and decent image quality for a budget data projector” nonetheless they rated the product 3 stars.

Good Connectivity

Several Viewsonic PJD5234 reviewers reckoned that the product was good in terms of connectivity.

Good Size

One Viewsonic PJD5234 reviewer reckoned that the product was lightweight. Pcmag.com said in their review of this projector three years ago “It's lightweight and portable” .

Robust

One Viewsonic PJD5234 reviewer said in their reviews that it was well made. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “The ViewSonic PJD5234 provides solid data image quality”.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The Viewsonic PJD5234 supports 3D image projection. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PJD5234 also support 3D image projection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including the X300[pl_1724847_price], or the X316[pl_2280095_price] both from Optoma or the Epson EH-TW5200[plb_1732117_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PJD5234, the PJD5234 has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other data projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the X300[pl_1724847_price], or the X316[pl_2280095_price] both from Optoma or the Epson EH-TW5200[plb_1732117_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

This multimedia projector supports a graphics resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is the most frequently supported graphics resolution on data projectors of this age and type.

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Two Component Video in Ports

The Viewsonic PJD5234 has more component video in ports than most of the projectors of this age and type. Most of the 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PJD5234 only have one component video in port, however this multimedia projector has two component video in ports.

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Two Audio in Ports

Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago only have one audio in port, however the PJD5234 has two audio in ports.

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Fairly Long Lamp Service Life

The average lamp service life of data projectors that were launched more than two years ago is 4,700h, and the lamp service lives range from 2,000h to 30,000h. At 5,000 hours, the Viewsonic PJD5234 has a fairly long lamp service life compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PJD5234.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

At only 29 decibels, the PJD5234 has a fairly quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PJD5234. The noise levels in economy mode of data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PJD5234 range from 26dB to 35dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 31dB.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2.1 kilograms, the PJD5234 is quite light compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age. The average weight of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 6.6kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this 15000:1 contrast ratio projector is 65 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Most comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PJD5234 do not support Full HD projection. The PJD5234 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.

There are a number of other data projectors which also support Full HD projection which you might also want to look at including the Epson EH-TW5200[plb_1732117_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PJD5234 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Viewsonic PJD5234 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,800 ANSI lumens, the Viewsonic PJD5234 has one of the dimmer projector brightness amongst projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors of a comparable age and type to the PJD5234 is 700 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 11,000 ANSI lumens.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the Viewsonic PJD6245[plb_1530989_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated), the Optoma X302[plb_1725842_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the Infocus IN116A[plb_2100766_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Quite Small Lamp Power

Across all the projectors of this age and spec the lamp power range from 190W to 2,400W, and the average lamp power is 290W. When compared to other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Viewsonic PJD5234's lamp power of only 190 Watts is one of the smallest.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Viewsonic PJD5234's RMS rated power is one of the lowest amongst projectors of this spec and age. The average RMS rated power of projectors of this spec and age is 7.1W.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The PJD5234 is a one USB 2.0 port projector.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The PJD5234 is a one built-in speaker multimedia projector.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD5234

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Viewsonic released the PJD5234.

XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on projectors of this spec and age.

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Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the PJD5234 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
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Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Video
Graphics Resolution
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
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
HDMI Version
Headphone Output
Audio Out Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
HDCP
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Cable Lock Slot
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

(3)

IT Reviews.com

7 March 2013

The ViewSonic PJD5234 provides solid data image quality and a good range of connectivity choices for an XGA data projector...

Low price
Portable
Reasonably bright
Good range of connectivity choices
Good lamp life
Feeble audio
Rainbow effect in video
Lacks carrying case
28 February 2013

The ViewSonic PJD5234 provides solid data image quality and a good range of connectivity choices for an XGA data projector...

7 January 2015

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 8 March 2015 by Shannon
Shannon would recommend the ViewSonic PJD5234 (Verified Purchase)

I was in search of a projector which can be an overwhelming process especially if you don't know what you're looking for. I needed this for work (client presentations) and had no idea where to... Read more…

Reviewed 20 February 2014 by Dominic Mullaghan
(Verified Purchase)

The projector works perfectly, I havent taken it the full distance that it can go but it is very clear and crisp and allows you to adjust as necessary, cheap way of getting a massive tv, also... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2014 by Pasm
(Verified Purchase)

Really like the purchase...

Durable
Easy To Set Up
Good Focus
Lightweight
Powerful

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Electricity cost when switched on $62.18
Electricity cost when on standby $2.86
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Total running cost over 5 years $65.04
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pjd5234, pjd5234l, viewsonic p190090, viewsonic pjd5234, viewsonic p190089, viewsonic vs14969, viewsonic p190089p, viewsonic p190090p, viewsonic pjd5234l
Barcodes 00041114169221, 00163120857685, 00766907664218, 00766907668919, 00796255964098, 05054484242062, 07669076642182, 07669076689194

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