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Viewsonic PJD6683WS Projector

PC Mag Editor's Choice itproportal.com Best Buy projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
15000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 33dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Mar 2013
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The ViewSonic PJD6683ws is an advanced networkable, wide format, short throwDLP projector ideal for classroom and corporate environments. With its short throw lens, the projector can project a 90... More
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Three Industry Awards

Experts love this Viewsonic projector and have given it three awards.

Two expert review sites thought that this multimedia projector was good. This projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag who said it was fantastic and it received a "Best Buy" award from Itproportal.com.

The expert at one additional expert review site concluded that this 15000:1 contrast ratio projector was good. This Viewsonic data projector received a "Highly Rated" award from Projectorcentral.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and itproportal.com this multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 85 out of 100. That puts this 15000:1 contrast ratio projector in the top 1% of all the projectors of this age and spec.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

We checked 534 owner and expert reviews for Viewsonic data projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Viewsonic has excellent ratings specifically for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Good Product Quality

Several Viewsonic PJD6683WS reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD6683WS on expert website PC Mag “The ViewSonic PJD6683ws delivers a bright, high quality data image”. Expert website Projectorcentral.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD6683WS review “It's also suitably bright; it delivers near excellent data image quality; and it offers all the co”. Expert website Itproportal.com wrote “The ViewSonic PJD6683ws delivers a very impressive and bright, high quality data image” in their review of this projector and gave the Viewsonic PJD6683WS a score of 80 out of 100.

Robust

Some Viewsonic PJD6683WS owners who bought it thought it was well made. Pcmag.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned on expert website PC Mag “In particular, both are built around a DLP chip with a WXGA (1280 by 800) resolution”. Expert website Itproportal.com wrote in their review “Both projectors are built around a DLP chip with a WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution” and scored this projector 80 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

One person said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought the Viewsonic PJD6683WS said that it had good features. Expert website Projectorcentral.com said “The ViewSonic PJD6683ws projector delivers a more than attractive mix of features, starting with the native 1280x800 resolution” in their Viewsonic PJD6683WS review.

Supports Full HD Projection

The PJD6683WS supports Full HD projection. Most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD6683WS do not support Full HD projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD6683WS has a built-in speaker. Most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PJD6683WS also have a built-in speaker.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD6683WS has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768). Projectors of this age and type native projector resolutions range from SVGA (800x600) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).

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Very Big Offset

When compared to other projectors of this age and type that we have checked, the offset of the Viewsonic PJD6683WS of 130 percent is one of the biggest. The offsets of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PJD6683WS range from 13% to 130%, and the average offset is 97%.

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Fairly Bright Lamp Power in Economic Mode

At 5,000 Watts, the Viewsonic PJD6683WS has a quite bright lamp power in economic mode compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PJD6683WS. The lamp powers in economic mode of projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD6683WS range from 160W to 10,000W, and the average lamp power in economic mode is 1,500W.

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Wired Connectivity

This multimedia projector supports a Wired connectivity, which is the most frequently supported connectivity on multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The PJD6683WS does not support 3D image projection, unlike most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PJD6683WS.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the PJD6683WS do not support WiFi connectivity. The Viewsonic PJD6683WS is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD6683WS

Released Over Three Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD6683WS over three years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Viewsonic PJD6683WS has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 33 decibels, the PJD6683WS has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the PJD6683WS.

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Specification

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Compatible Screen Size
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Lens System
Throw Ratio
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Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Headphone Output
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Cable Lock Slot
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Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
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Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
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Certificates
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Connectivity
Package Dimensions
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3 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice itproportal.com Best Buy projectorcentral.com Highly Rated

Expert Reviews

(3)
25 December 2012

The ViewSonic PJD6683ws delivers a very impressive and bright, high quality data image, and backs that up with a good mono speaker. It's also pretty light, and has a short-throw lens and 3D...

Itproportal.com

Bright, with a 3000, lumen rating
High quality data image
Short, throw lens
Light enough for portable use
Bright, with a 3000 lumen rating
Relatively low quality video
Rainbow artifact issues
Relatively low-quality video
Rainbow artifacts show relatively often, particularly with video
21 December 2012

The ViewSonic PJD6683ws delivers a bright, high quality data image, a native 1280 by 800 resolution, and a short throw that lets you show big images from close to the screen...

PC Mag

25 October 2012

Projectorcentral.com

The ViewSonic PJD6683ws projector delivers a more than attractive mix of features, starting with the native 1280x800 resolution and the short throw lens. It's also suitably bright; it delivers... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $76.46
Electricity cost when on standby $5.67
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Total running cost over 5 years $82.13
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pjd6683, pjd6683w, pjd6683ws, viewsonic p190111, viewsonic pjd6683, viewsonic p190111p, viewsonic pjd6683w, viewsonic pjd6683ws, applearcticbelkincanonciscocreativeenergy pjd
Barcodes 00100177421100, 00766907607611, 00766907654424, 00887707575136, 05054484722243, 07669076544240

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