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Viewsonic PLED-W800 Projector

120000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 800 ANSI Lumens Sep 2014
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution Projector Brightness Full HD Projection Release Date
The ViewSonic PLED-W800 is an ultra-portable LED projector with 800 ANSI lumens and WXGA 1280x800 native resolution. With a compact lightweight design, a 5V USB charging port, and over 30,000... More
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10 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This data projector received a score of 70% from projector expert review site Trusted Reviews.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Data projectors produced by Viewsonic are some of the best data projectors according to average user and expert reviews.

Popular Choice

The PLED-W800 is a popular choice of projector.

Good Picture Quality

One Viewsonic PLED-W800 owner who reviewed this projector reckoned that it had a sharp image. Trusted Reviews wrote “Good colour and sharpness” and gave this projector a score of 70 out of 100. One Viewsonic PLED-W800 reviewer who bought it thought it had good picture quality.

Easy to Use

One person who purchased the Viewsonic PLED-W800 reckoned that it was easy to use. Trustedreviews.com rated the Viewsonic PLED-W800 4 stars and said in their review on Trusted Reviews last year “A highly practical, ultra-portable model that also sports enough picture quality”.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased the Viewsonic PLED-W800 considered that it was good quality.

Supports Full HD Projection

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PLED-W800, the PLED-W800 supports Full HD projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PLED-W800 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other data projectors of this type and age which do not have a built-in speaker.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The PLED-W800 is a two built-in speaker data projector.

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Very Narrow

At only 138 millimeters, the Viewsonic PLED-W800 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other 120000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PLED-W800. 120000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PLED-W800 have widths of between 130mm and 460mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased the Viewsonic PLED-W800 mentioned that it was not noisy. Trusted Reviews wrote in their review “Runs very noisily with the brightness high” however they gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Poor Connectivity

One Viewsonic PLED-W800 reviewer thought the product was not wifi compatible. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of this projector “No builtin WiFi”.

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many comparable spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PLED-W800 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other 120000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Low Number of Colours

Comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PLED-W800 have numbers of colours of between 1M and 1,100M. At only 1.07 million, the Viewsonic PLED-W800 has a quite low number of colours compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The PLED-W800 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most projectors of a similar type and age to the PLED-W800 have one HDMI port, including the PLED-W800 which has one HDMI port.

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Very Small Matrix Size

The Viewsonic PLED-W800 has one of the smaller matrix sizes (only 0.45 inches) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. The matrix sizes of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years range from 0.45" to 0.96", and the average matrix size is 0.64".

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PLED-W800

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PLED-W800 over two years ago.

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 this spec and age.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 800 ANSI lumens, the Viewsonic PLED-W800 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other 120000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PLED-W800.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Maximum Analog Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Offset
Focus Mode
Video
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
HDMI Version
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Memory Card
Optical Disc Player
Performance
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Maximum Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Adapter Output Voltage
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
Remote Control Type
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
30 August 2015

What is the ViewSonic PLED-W800? The ViewSonic PLED-W800 is, according to ViewSonic, that rarest of projector beasts: a highly practical, ultra-portable model that also sports enough picture... Read more…

Bright for an ultraportable projector
Good colour and sharpness
Builtin file reader
HDMI
USB SD card slots
Uneven lighting
Runs very noisily with the brightness high
No builtin WiFi
Requires Wi
Fi dongle

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 20 October 2015 by Jeruedas
Jeruedas would recommend the ViewSonic PLED-W800

This is perfect for our small, 20 people, presentation rooms. It is bright enough for our use. It comes with all is needed and a remote control, that is a plus for us as well, since we often have... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic 9yylza00, viewsonic pledw800, viewsonic 9yylzs00, viewsonic 1280x800
Barcodes 00766907775723, 05052184952175, 07669077757236

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