Viewsonic PJD5232 vs Vivitek D556

Viewsonic PJD5232
Vivitek D556

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5232 is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Vivitek D556 (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 PJD5232 has a noise level (economic mode) of 29dB, however the Vivitek D556 is a 32dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB louder).
A little lighter Edit
Viewsonic PJD5232 is 2.1kg heavy, but the Vivitek D556 is a 2.3kg heavy projector (200g heavier).
3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Vivitek D556 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Viewsonic PJD5232 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Vivitek D556 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000h. That's 4,000h longer than the Viewsonic PJD5232 (10,000h).
Cheaper to run by $1.19
The Vivitek D556 only costs $59.90 to run over five years however the Viewsonic PJD5232 costs $61.09 to run (2% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
200 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
Viewsonic PJD5232 is only 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Vivitek D556 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
4,000h shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5232 is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector, whereas the Vivitek D556 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h longer).
Does not support HDCP Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5232 does not support HDCP, whereas the Vivitek D556 supports HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

Older by four months
The Viewsonic PJD5232 is four months older than the Vivitek D556.
Higher running costs over five years by $1.19
The Viewsonic PJD5232 costs $61.09 to run which is $1.19 more to run than the Vivitek D556 over five years. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
A little louder noise level Edit
The Vivitek D556 has a noise level of 35dB, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5232 is a 32dB noise level projector (3dB quieter). 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.

Louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Vivitek D556 is 32dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 3dB louder than the Viewsonic PJD5232 (32dB).
HDCP Edit
The Vivitek D556 supports HDCP, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5232 does not support HDCP. Read more

HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.

9% heavier Edit
The Vivitek D556 is a 2.3kg heavy projector. That's 200g heavier than the Viewsonic PJD5232 (2.3kg).

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Date Released

40 months Ago 36 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 58.35
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 61.09
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

0.41T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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
 XGA (1024x768)
BEST
 XGA (1024x768)
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
Projection Distance
1 - 12 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
5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

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

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 H
 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
 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 M
 PAL 60

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 in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
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
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
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
2W 2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

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)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
245W 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
3.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
320mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
165mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
388mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
2.1kg
BEST
2.3kg
Height
95mm 100mm
Depth
202mm 212mm
Width
294mm 274.6mm

Packaging Content

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