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LG PW800 vs Viewsonic PJD5255L

LG PW800 vs Viewsonic PJD5255L

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LG PW800
Viewsonic PJD5255L

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Vastly longer service life of lamp Edit
The LG PW800 has a service life of lamp of 30,000h, however the Viewsonic PJD5255L is only a 4,500h lamp service life projector (25,500h shorter).
3D Edit
The LG PW800 supports 3D, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5255L does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

$50.28 cheaper to run
Over five years the LG PW800 only costs $19.23 to run whereas the Viewsonic PJD5255L costs $69.51 to run (261% more). Read more
Much better expert reviews
Based on 7 expert reviews, the average review score of the LG PW800 is 78%, but the average rating of the Viewsonic PJD5255L is 60% (based on 1 review).
3 Reasons For
2,500 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
Viewsonic PJD5255L is 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness, but the LG PW800 is only an 800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,500 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255L is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the LG PW800 (32dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Viewsonic PJD5255L is 97% based on 31 reviews, but the average rating of the LG PW800 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
4x dimmer projector brightness Edit
LG PW800 is only 800 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Viewsonic PJD5255L is a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,500 ANSI lumens brighter).
6% louder noise level Edit
The LG PW800 is a 34dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Viewsonic PJD5255L (32dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

User review Rating is much Worse
The LG PW800 has an average user score of 80%, but the Viewsonic PJD5255L has an average user rating of 97% (based on 31 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Six times shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255L has a service life of lamp of 4,500h, however the LG PW800 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector (25,500h longer).
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Higher running costs over five years by $50.28
Over five years the running costs of the Viewsonic PJD5255L are $69.51 which is $50.28 more than the LG PW800. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Viewsonic PJD5255L only has an average expert score of 60%, but the LG PW800 has an average expert rating of 78% (based on 7 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 16.34
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 19.23
Purchase price $ 599.99
Total cost of ownership $ 619.22
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.62
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 69.51

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.12T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
3
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.44T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 100000:1
BEST
 100000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
800 ANSI lumens 3,300 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data ± 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2 - 11
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
25 - 100 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
Service Life of Lamp
30,000h
BEST
4,500h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 bit
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC M
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
34dB 32dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28dB
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
65W
BEST
265W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1800
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data CB, TUV-GS, UL/cUL, FCC, CE, C-Tick, Mexico Energy, EAC, UkrSEPRO/EMC DOC, UL COC, TUV-S, PSB, KCC, KC, SASO, CCC, SVHC, ErP
RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance
Safety
Unknown - Click to provide data WEEE, REACH

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
1.8kg
BEST
8.4kg
Package Height
190.5mm 165mm
Package Depth
170.18mm 315mm
Package Width
259.08mm 465mm
Weight
589.67g
BEST
5.3kg
Height
50.8mm 231mm
Depth
139.7mm 109mm
Width
139.7mm 362mm

Packaging Content

User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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