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Viewsonic PJD6552LW Projector

WXGA (1280x800) 32dB 3,500 ANSI Lumens Oct 2015
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The ViewSonic networkable LightStream PJD6552LW WXGA projector with a sleek white chassis, features 3,500 lumens, majestic style, intuitive design and impressive audiovisual performance. Exclusive... More
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15 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Viewsonic is one of the leading projector brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Viewsonic also has excellent reviews for its projectors.

Nice Design

Some Viewsonic PJD6552LW owners concluded that this projector was good looking. Netguide.co.nz said “SmartImage presets are convenient for people who don't want to tinker with settings, thin bezels give it an attractive appearance”. Netguide.co.nz also mentioned “The beautiful glossy sides easily get dirty”. Netguide.co.nz also mentioned “Modern and gorgeous design, text”.

A number of Viewsonic PJD6552LW reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was a good design. Netguide.co.nz wrote in November last year “Sturdy, convertible design” in their review. Netguide.co.nz also said “Intelligent design”.

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Good Product Quality

Three Viewsonic PJD6552LW owners who purchased the Viewsonic PJD6552LW agreed that it was good quality. Netguide.co.nz mentioned “Good call quality, earpiece volume” . Netguide.co.nz also said “Very good overall print quality”. Netguide.co.nz also wrote “Amazing photo quality color prints”.

Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Netguide.co.nz mentioned “Great shape that gives comfortable grip” in their review of this projector. Netguide.co.nz also wrote “Super comfortable shape”.

One Viewsonic PJD6552LW reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD6552LW was easy to use. Netguide.co.nz mentioned in their review of this projector “Easy to control, really fast” . One Viewsonic PJD6552LW reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Netguide.co.nz said “Software is easy to setup and does the job smoothly”.

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Robust

Two Viewsonic PJD6552LW reviewers who bought this projector said that it was strong and durable.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Viewsonic PJD6552LW owner thought the product was quiet. Netguide.co.nz mentioned “Relatively quiet”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who bought it considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Netguide.co.nz said in their review “Full 3D functionality with video devices” .

Supports 3D Image Projection

The PJD6552LW supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD6552LW.

Other multimedia projectors which support 3D image projection currently available that you might also want to look at include the Infocus IN119HD ($444.99) which is cheaper.

Alternative projectors which also support 3D image projection that you might want to consider include the Optoma X312 ($603.52), or the Viewsonic PJD5353LS ($363.99).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker to this projector and we think the Infocus IN119HD ($444.99) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Optoma X312 ($603.52), or the Viewsonic PJD5353LS ($363.99).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The PJD6552LW is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector. Most of the other projectors that were released more than a year ago have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

With a service life of lamp in economic mode of 10,000 hours, the Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a quite long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the PJD6552LW. The service life of lamp in economic mode of multimedia projectors of this type and age range from 2,500h to 10,000h.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD6552LW the optical zooms range from 1.1x to 1.8x, and the average optical zoom is 1.2x. With an optical zoom of 1.3 times zoom factor, the PJD6552LW has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the PJD6552LW.

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Fairly Big Offset

At 120 percent, the Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a quite big offset compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the PJD6552LW. The smallest offset of multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PJD6552LW is 10% and the biggest is 130%.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Across all the projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PJD6552LW the RMS rated power range from 1.5W to 20W. With an RMS rated power of 10 Watts, the Viewsonic PJD6552LW has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The noise levels in economy mode of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PJD6552LW range from 21dB to 35dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 29dB. At only 27 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a fairly quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Sound Quality

Some Viewsonic PJD6552LW owners who reviewed this projector considered that it did not have good sound quality. In November last year Netguide.co.nz said “Audio is a little weak”.

Inferior Picture Quality

One Viewsonic PJD6552LW reviewer who reviewed it said that it did not have image ghosting. Netguide.co.nz said “Antiglare film can be removed, audio is tinny at high volumes, ghosting effects at high speeds, weak color contrast for bright reds” in their review.

Poor Standard Def Image

One person who reviewed this projector thought it was not good at displaying standard definition TV. Netguide.co.nz wrote last year “Limited to printing from SD cards”.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The PJD6552LW does not support Full HD projection, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PJD6552LW also do not support Full HD projection.

We compared all the other projectors which also support Full HD projection to this data projector and we think the Infocus IN119HD ($444.99) is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Viewsonic PJD6552LW does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors that have been around for more than a year also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The PJD6552LW is a one USB 2.0 port projector. Most of the other projectors of this age and type have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most projectors of this age and spec have one HDMI port, including the Viewsonic PJD6552LW which has one HDMI port.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD6552LW

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector was released over a year ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,500 ANSI lumens, the PJD6552LW has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on projectors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Average Noise Level

The Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a fairly standard noise level (32 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD6552LW.

There are a number of other 32dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available which you might also want to consider including the Viewsonic PJD5555 ($342.99) which has better reviews; or the Infocus IN119HD ($444.99) which is cheaper.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might also want to look at the Viewsonic PJD6352 ($559.99) (32dB).

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Specification

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RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Audio Out Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Remote (IR) Output
Networking
Performance
Noise Level
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Preset Mode
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
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Cable Included

Expert Reviews

1 December 2015

When I was watching Spectre on the big screen, the thought that crossed my mind was that the ViewSonic PJD6552LWS projector I'd recently tested would have done a much better job of the movie.With... Read more…

Bright
1080p resolution
Works for both business and home entertainment
Short lag time for gaming
Full 3D functionality with video devices
Colors for data images are a little dark
Shows rainbow artifacts with black-and-white video
Spontaneously switches back to default color preset under certain circumstances
Dim
Occasionally laggy app

User Reviews

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Reviewed 20 November 2015 by Guero

I have now problem recommending this to anybody. The image is big even when it is about 2 feet away from screen. Image is clear and bright and speakers are plenty loud...

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Electricity cost when switched on $65.36
Electricity cost when on standby $2.84
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Total running cost over 5 years $68.20
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0.44T
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

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer pjd6552, acer pjd6552l, acer pjd6552lw, acer pjd6552lws, special pjd6552, special pjd6552l, special pjd6552lw, viewsonic pjd6552, viewsonic 1280x800, special pjd6552lws, viewsonic pjd6552l, viewsonic pjd6552lw, viewsonic projector3, viewsonic pjd6552lws, viewsonic projector3d
Barcodes 00766907781014

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