Viewsonic PJD5234 vs Vivitek D556

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Viewsonic PJD5234
Vivitek D556

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5234 has an RMS rated power of 4W, but the Vivitek D556 is only a 2W RMS rated power projector (2W lower).
200g lighter Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5234 is a 2.1kg heavy projector, whereas the Vivitek D556 is a 2.3kg heavy projector (200g heavier).
3 Reasons For
A bit brighter projector brightness Edit
The Vivitek D556 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, however the Viewsonic PJD5234 is only a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Vivitek D556 is 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Viewsonic PJD5234 is only a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h shorter).
4% cheaper to run
Over five years the Vivitek D556 only costs $59.90 to run but the Viewsonic PJD5234 costs $62.33 to run (4% more). Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Slightly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5234 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Vivitek D556 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5234 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,000h, however the Vivitek D556 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (4,000h longer).
Older by over one year
The Viewsonic PJD5234 is 13 months older than the Vivitek D556.
$2.43 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Viewsonic PJD5234 are $62.33 which is $2.43 more than the Vivitek D556. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
2W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Vivitek D556 has an RMS rated power of 2W, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5234 is a 4W RMS rated power projector (2W higher).
200g heavier Edit
The Vivitek D556 has a weight of 2.3kg, however the Viewsonic PJD5234 is a 2.1kg heavy projector (200g lighter).
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Date Released

49 months Ago 36 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 59.59
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 62.33
Purchase price $ 516.99
Total cost of ownership $ 579.32
Details
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

0.42T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.42 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
 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 - 8 1 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
24 - 212 23 - 256
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 160W
Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h 10,000h
BEST
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 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)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
 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 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
Headphone Outputs
1 1
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
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3 3

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 35dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 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) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DUT
 ARA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
4W
BEST
2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
250W 240W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
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 - 1828.8 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

Certification
CB, UL, cUL, FCC, CE, UL-Argentina, NOM, TUV-GS, GOST-R, SASO, PSB, C-Tick, Korean-KC, CCC, CECP, WEEE Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

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
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
 VGA
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