Viewsonic PJD5134 vs Vivitek D555

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Viewsonic PJD5134
Vivitek D555

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 supports 3D, whereas the Vivitek D555 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.

10% quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Vivitek D555 (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.

11% quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 has a noise level (economic mode) of 29dB, however the Vivitek D555 is a 32dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB louder).
200g lighter Edit
Viewsonic PJD5134 is 2.1kg heavy, but the Vivitek D555 is a 2.3kg heavy projector (200g heavier).
4 Reasons For
200 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Vivitek D555 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5134 is only a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
4,000h 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 PJD5134 is only a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h shorter).
500h longer service life of lamp Edit
Vivitek D555 is 5,000h lamp service life, but the Viewsonic PJD5134 is only a 4,500h lamp service life projector (500h shorter).
Cheaper to run by $14.65
Over five years the Vivitek D555 is $14.65 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic PJD5134. Read more

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Marginally dimmer projector brightness Edit
Viewsonic PJD5134 is only 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Vivitek D555 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector, whereas the Vivitek D555 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h longer).
12% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 has a service life of lamp of 4,500h, however the Vivitek D555 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (500h longer).
Does not support HDCP Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 does not support HDCP, whereas the Vivitek D555 supports HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

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Older by eight months
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is eight months older than the Vivitek D555.
$14.65 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Viewsonic PJD5134 are $65.02 which is $14.65 more than the Vivitek D555. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
Does not support 3D Edit
The Vivitek D555 does not support 3D, but the Viewsonic PJD5134 does. 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.

Louder noise level Edit
The Vivitek D555 is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder than the Viewsonic PJD5134 (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.

3dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Vivitek D555 is 32dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Viewsonic PJD5134 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB quieter).
HDCP Edit
The Vivitek D555 supports HDCP, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5134 does not. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Slightly heavier Edit
The Vivitek D555 is a 2.3kg heavy projector, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5134 is a 2.1kg heavy projector (200g lighter).

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Date Released

51 months Ago 43 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 59.54
Electricity cost - standby $ 5.48
Total running cost $ 65.02
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
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.43T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
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
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,800 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1 - 11.3 1 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
24 - 300 23 - 256
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

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)
6,000h 10,000h
BEST
Bulb Power
190W 190W
Service Life of Lamp
4,500h 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

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL H
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL H
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
32dB
BEST
35dB
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB
BEST
32dB
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
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
2W 2W

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
1W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
250W 200W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 240W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
3.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
325mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
188mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
360mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
2.1kg
BEST
2.3kg
Height
84.4mm 100mm
Depth
221mm 212mm
Width
268mm 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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