Viewsonic PJD8653WS vs Vivitek D555

Viewsonic PJD8653WS
Vivitek D555

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
50W bigger bulb power Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is a 240W lamp power projector. That's 50W bigger than the Vivitek D555 (190W).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS has an ethernet LAN, however the Vivitek D555 does not have an ethernet LAN.
1dB quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS has a noise level of 34dB, but the Vivitek D555 is a 35dB noise level projector (1dB louder). 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.

88% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 14W higher than the Vivitek D555 (2W).
7 Reasons For
400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Vivitek D555 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Viewsonic PJD8653WS is only a 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector (400 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Vivitek D555 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000h, however the Viewsonic PJD8653WS is only a 7,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3,000h shorter).
A lot longer service life of lamp Edit
Vivitek D555 is 5,000h lamp service life, but the Viewsonic PJD8653WS is only a 3,500h lamp service life projector (1,500h shorter).
Lighter Edit
The Vivitek D555 is a 2.3kg heavy projector, whereas the Viewsonic PJD8653WS is a 7.3kg heavy projector (5kg heavier).
Cheaper by $824
The Vivitek D555 is $824.08 cheaper than the Viewsonic PJD8653WS.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $23.82
Over five years the Vivitek D555 only costs $50.37 to run however the Viewsonic PJD8653WS costs $74.19 to run (47% more). Read more

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Viewsonic PJD8653WS is only 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Vivitek D555 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
43% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is a 7,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,000h shorter than the Vivitek D555 (10,000h).
43% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS has a service life of lamp of 3,500h. That's 1,500h shorter than the Vivitek D555 (5,000h).
Does not support HDCP Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS does not support HDCP, whereas the Vivitek D555 supports HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Heavier Edit
Viewsonic PJD8653WS is 7.3kg heavy. That's 5kg heavier than the Vivitek D555 (2.3kg).
$824 more expensive
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is more expensive than the Vivitek D555 by $824.08.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Viewsonic PJD8653WS, however 5 shops sell the Vivitek D555. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Six months older
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is older than the Vivitek D555 by six months.
47% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Viewsonic PJD8653WS costs $74.19 to run which is $23.82 more to run than the Vivitek D555. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
A lot smaller bulb power Edit
The Vivitek D555 has a bulb power of 190W, however the Viewsonic PJD8653WS is a 240W lamp power projector (50W bigger).
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Vivitek D555 does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the Viewsonic PJD8653WS has an ethernet LAN.
3% louder noise level Edit
The Vivitek D555 is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Viewsonic PJD8653WS (35dB). 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.

HDCP Edit
The Vivitek D555 supports HDCP, whereas the Viewsonic PJD8653WS does not support HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The Vivitek D555 has an RMS rated power of 2W, but the Viewsonic PJD8653WS is a 16W RMS rated power projector (14W higher).

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Date Released

49 months Ago 43 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 71.45
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 74.19
Purchase price $ 1,269.07
Total cost of ownership $ 1,343.26
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 47.63
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 50.37
Purchase price $ 444.99
Total cost of ownership $ 495.36
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.5T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.34T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 15000:1
 15000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
2,600 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
20 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.55" 0.55"
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.8 - 2.5 1 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
70 - 100 23 - 256
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 160W
Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
7,000h 10,000h
BEST
Bulb Power
240W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp
3,500h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.92 - 2.14:1
 1.92 - 2.14:1
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 128%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.52 - 2.73
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.8 - 24
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
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 K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 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 K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3 3
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
34dB
BEST
35dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
32dB 32dB
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour of Product
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
300W 200W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 240W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
1800 - 3048 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
UL/cUL, FDA, CB, FCC, TUV, GS+PAH, KC, TUV, CE EMC Report, CCC, PSB, NOM, GOST-R, C-tick Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
355mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
451mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
466mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
7.3kg 2.3kg
BEST
Height
367mm 100mm
Depth
231mm 212mm
Width
357mm 274.6mm

Packaging Content

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