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Viewsonic PJD5250 Projector

XGA (1024x768) 32dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens May 2015
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The ViewSonic LightStream Projector PJD5250 is the ultimate price-performance projector, integrating elegant style and intuitive design, VGA connectivity and best in class colour performance... More
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19 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

This multimedia projector has an outstanding average owner rating based on 20 owner reviews.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had good picture quality.

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. David Gibbons wrote in his Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Nice colours, very bright” and rated the Viewsonic PJD5250 5 stars. Van Rb wrote on Amazon “Pure good colours”.

One person who bought it concluded that it had clear images.

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Good Product Quality

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Jim wrote on Amazon “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade”. Mr. R. Case said on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality”. Pvr wrote on Amazon “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”.

Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use. Jim said “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.”. Jim also wrote “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly mentioned in October “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 on Amazon “Easy to set up/put away” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Last year Tony Adams scored the product very highly and he wrote on Amazon “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent” in his review.

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Viewsonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

On average Viewsonic projectors have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all data projectors manufactured by Viewsonic.

Good Sound Quality

A few Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewers said that the product had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case said “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket” in their review. In October N. C. Granby mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “There are small speakers in the machine.”.

Good Size

A number of Viewsonic PJD5250 owners said in their reviews that the product was lightweight. David Gibbons rated the product 5 stars and he said in his Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon “Light-weight, easy to focus”. One customer wrote that the Viewsonic PJD5250 was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” .

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Viewsonic PJD5250 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5250 was quiet. In October Pvr scored the Viewsonic PJD5250 very highly and mentioned in their review “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector”. One customer who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5250 said that it was noisy. David Gibbons wrote on Amazon “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.” in his review.

Robust

A few people concluded that it was well made. Jim rated it as excellent and he mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI”. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian wrote on Amazon “Well built product, full of functions” in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review.

Good Technical Features

A few customers said in their reviews that it had good features. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian mentioned in their review on Amazon “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” and scored this projector very highly.

Good High Def TV

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas wrote “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Good Connectivity

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

Nice Design

One Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer said in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5250 had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas mentioned in his review “Clear picture and great 3D”.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The PJD5250 supports 3D image projection. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the PJD5250 also support 3D image projection.

There are a number of other projectors which support 3D image projection currently available that you might want to consider including the Infocus IN116[plb_2875852_price] which is cheaper; or the PJD5555[pl_2816556_price], or the PJD5255[pl_2831063_price] both from Viewsonic which has better reviews.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The PJD5250 has one of the longer service life of lamp in economic mode (10,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. The service life of lamp in economic mode of similar spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PJD5250 range from 2,500h to 10,000h.

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Fairly Big Offset

Projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5250 have offsets of between 10% and 130%, and the average offset is 95%. At 120 percent, the PJD5250 has a quite big offset compared to most of the other projectors that were released one year ago.

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Very Light

At only 2.1 kilograms, the PJD5250 is quite light compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than a year. The lightest projector that has been available for around the same time as the PJD5250 is 9.7g heavy, the heaviest is 18kg, and the average weight is 4.3kg.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The quietest noise level in economy mode of data projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5250 is 21dB, the loudest is 35dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 29dB. With a noise level in economy mode of only 27 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD5250 has a quite quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD5250 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PJD5250 do have a built-in speaker.

It is worth also looking at other projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Infocus IN116[plb_2875852_price] or the PJD5555[pl_2816556_price], or the PJD5255[pl_2831063_price] both from Viewsonic.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the Viewsonic PJD5250 does not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD5250, the Viewsonic PJD5250 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD5250

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Viewsonic released the PJD5250.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the PJD5250 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including the Viewsonic PJD5150[plb_2895206_price] which is cheaper.

If this data projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to consider the Viewsonic PJD5151[plb_3416254_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens and cheaper).

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the PJD5250 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Noise Level

The PJD5250 has a pretty standard noise level (32 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PJD5250.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 32dB noise level projectors currently available including the Viewsonic PJD5555[plb_2816556_price] which has better reviews; or the Infocus IN116[plb_2875852_price], or the Viewsonic PJD5150[plb_2895206_price] which is cheaper.

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Specification

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Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Number of Colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Projection Distance
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Video
Full HD Projection
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
Component Video in Port
Serial Interface Type
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 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
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included

User Reviews

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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…

Reviewed 15 April 2016 by Thomas
(Verified Purchase)

The best HD Beamer for this price. Clear picture and great 3D. Not too loud. Works great with Apple TV and PS3, both connected with 10m HDMI cable!

Reviewed 30 March 2016 by PVR
(Verified Purchase)

Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations. The important part as well is the resolutions it supports which makes it perfect for widescreen... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2016 by Giovanni
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic.

Reviewed 22 March 2016 by Rolypoly
(Verified Purchase)

A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen.

Reviewed 27 February 2016 by Yulei tian
(Verified Purchase)

So far so good, lot of features to be explored.

Reviewed 7 December 2015 by Kit W
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent piece of equipment for the price.

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Electricity cost when switched on $64.54
Electricity cost when on standby $2.85
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Total running cost over 5 years $67.39
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.43 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

Manufacturer Part Numbers pjd5250, viewsonic code, viewsonic vs15874, viewsonic pjd5250
Barcodes 00766907773118
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