On average, based on 23 owner reviews this data projector has an outstanding overall owner rating.
Easy to Use
Several people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Jim wrote in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5555 “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.” and gave it a very good rating. Jim also said “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly wrote in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5555 on Amazon “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen”.
Three Viewsonic PJD5555 reviewers thought it was easy to setup. This year Amazon Customer mentioned “Easy to set up/put away” in their review and rated this projector 5 stars. Tony Adams wrote in his review of this projector “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent” and gave the Viewsonic PJD5555 an excellent rating.
Good Product Quality
A number of customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Jim mentioned “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade” in his review of this projector and gave it a very good review score. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality”. Pvr wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon in October “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”.
Good Picture Quality
Some customers agreed that the product had good picture quality.
Some Viewsonic PJD5555 owners thought the Viewsonic PJD5555 had good colour saturation. David Gibbons scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Nice colours, very bright” in his review of this projector. Van Rb gave the product a score of 5 stars and he said in his review of this projector on Amazon last year “Pure good colours”.
One customer who reviewed the product mentioned that it had clear images.
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Several people agreed that it was lightweight. David Gibbons said in October “Light-weight, easy to focus” and rated it 5 stars. In October last year expert review site Pcmag.com said in their review “It is compact and lightweight”.
One Viewsonic PJD5555 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Mr. R. Case wrote on Amazon “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” in their review of this projector and gave it a score of 5 stars.
A number of Viewsonic PJD5555 reviewers reckoned that the product was well made. Jim mentioned on Amazon “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI” and rated it 5 stars. Yulei Tian scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon this month “Well built product, full of functions” in their review. Pcmag.com said in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review on expert website PC Mag “Offers solid data-image quality and better video quality than most DLP models” and scored it 70 out of 100.
Good Sound Quality
A number of people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case said in their review of this projector on Amazon “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket”. N. C. Granby mentioned a few weeks ago “There are small speakers in the machine.” in their review.
Acceptable Noise Level
A few customers wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Pvr said in their review on Amazon “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector” and scored this projector 5 stars.
One Viewsonic PJD5555 reviewer considered that this projector was noisy. David Gibbons mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5555 on Amazon “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.”.
Good High Def TV
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. This month Thomas said “The best HD Beamer for this price”. Expert website Pinoyunboxing.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5555 “Full HD Projectors offer more flexibility than their LED”.
One Viewsonic PJD5555 owner concluded that the product was good looking. Last year expert website Projectorcentral.com scored this projector very highly and mentioned “The Viewsonic PJD5555W puts out a truly bright, beautiful picture for under $500”.
One person reckoned that the Viewsonic PJD5555 was a good design.
Good Technical Features
Some Viewsonic PJD5555 reviewers who purchased the product thought it had good features. In October this year Yulei Tian mentioned on Amazon “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review.
One person who bought the product concluded that it was wifi compatible. Mr. R. Case said in their Viewsonic PJD5555 review on Amazon “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
Good 3D Picture Quality
One Viewsonic PJD5555 owner who purchased it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas mentioned on Amazon this month “Clear picture and great 3D” in his Viewsonic PJD5555 review and scored it very highly.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the PJD5555, the Viewsonic PJD5555 has a built-in speaker.
Other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to consider include the Viewsonic PJD5255 ($302.99) which has better reviews.
Supports 3D Image Projection
The PJD5555 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other projectors that were launched more than a year ago.
We compared this multimedia projector to all the other multimedia projectors which support 3D image projection and we think the Viewsonic PJD5255 ($302.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.
WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution
This data projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many projectors that were released more than a year ago.
Very Big Uniformity
When compared to other projectors that were released more than a year ago that we have checked the uniformity of, the PJD5555's uniformity of 130 percent is one of the biggest. The smallest uniformity of projectors of this type and age is 80%, the biggest is 130%, and the average uniformity is 87%.
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports
The PJD5555 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port data projector.
The weights of data projectors that were launched more than a year ago range from 9.7g to 14kg, and the average weight is 3.8kg. With a weight of only 2.1 kilograms, the Viewsonic PJD5555 is one of the lighter similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD5555 amongst projectors of this age.
Most multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the PJD5555 do not support Full HD projection. The Viewsonic PJD5555 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
The PJD5555 does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PJD5555 also do not support WiFi connectivity.
Very Small Lamp Power
The PJD5555 has one of the smaller lamp power (only 190 Watts) amongst projectors of this age. The average lamp power of projectors that have been on the market for more than a year is 240W, and the lamp power range from 140W to 380W.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This projector has been on the market for over a year.
Average Projector Brightness
At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the PJD5555 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.
Average Noise Level
At 32 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD5555 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out more than a year ago.
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Native Projector Resolution
3,200 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40
Number of Colours
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
1.073 billion colours
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
3D Image Projection
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM L
Ports & Interfaces
D-Sub PC in Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Ethernet LAN Connection
Integrated Card Reader
Noise Level in Economy Mode
On Screen Display Language
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, VIE
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