Viewsonic PJD5134 vs Vivitek D556

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Viewsonic PJD5134
Vivitek D556

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
A little quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 has a noise level of 32dB, whereas the Vivitek D556 is a 35dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Viewsonic PJD5134 is 29dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 3dB quieter than the Vivitek D556 (32dB).
10% lighter Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is a 2.1kg heavy projector. That's 200g lighter than the Vivitek D556 (2.3kg).
3 Reasons For
200 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Vivitek D556 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 D556 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).
Cheaper to run by $5.12
Over five years the Vivitek D556 is $5.12 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic PJD5134. Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Vivitek D556 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,000h. That's 4,000h shorter than the Vivitek D556 (10,000h).
Does not support HDCP Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5134 does not support HDCP, however the Vivitek D556 does. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Over one year older
The Viewsonic PJD5134 is older than the Vivitek D556 by 15 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 9%
The running costs over five years of the Viewsonic PJD5134 are $65.02 which is $5.12 more than the Vivitek D556. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Louder noise level Edit
The Vivitek D556 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 D556 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 D556 supports HDCP, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5134 does not. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

A bit heavier Edit
The Vivitek D556 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 36 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 $ 57.16
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 59.90

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.
0.4T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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
 SVGA (800x600)
 SVGA (800x600)
Projector Brightness
2,800 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
24 - 300 23 - 256
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 160W
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h 10,000h
BEST
Bulb Power
190W 190W
Service Life of Lamp
4,500h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.92 - 2.14:1
 1.92 - 2.14:1
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 114%
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 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
 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

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
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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

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

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

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
1W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
250W 240W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
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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