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Viewsonic PJD8653WS vs Vivitek D557W

Viewsonic PJD8653WS vs Vivitek D557W

Viewsonic PJD8653WS
Vivitek D557W

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
50W bigger bulb power Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is a 240W lamp power projector, whereas the Vivitek D557W is only a 190W lamp power projector (50W smaller).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS has an Ethernet LAN, however the Vivitek D557W does not have an Ethernet LAN.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is a 34dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Vivitek D557W (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.

6 Reasons For
400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Vivitek D557W 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 Edit
Vivitek D557W is 5,000h lamp service life, but the Viewsonic PJD8653WS is only a 3,500h lamp service life projector (1,500h shorter).
3D Edit
The Vivitek D557W supports 3D, however the Viewsonic PJD8653WS 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.

Cheaper by $601
The Vivitek D557W is $601 cheaper than the Viewsonic PJD8653WS.
1 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 $15.08
Over five years the Vivitek D557W only costs $63.22 to run however the Viewsonic PJD8653WS costs $78.30 to run (24% more). Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Viewsonic PJD8653WS is only 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Vivitek D557W is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (400 ANSI lumens brighter).
1,500h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS has a service life of lamp of 3,500h, however the Vivitek D557W is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (1,500h longer).
More expensive by $601
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is $601 more expensive than the Vivitek D557W.
Not as many stockists
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is only stocked by 2 sellers, however the Vivitek D557W is stocked by 3 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by nine months
The Viewsonic PJD8653WS is nine months older than the Vivitek D557W.
Higher running costs over five years by $15.08
Over five years the running costs of the Viewsonic PJD8653WS are $78.30 which is $15.08 more than the Vivitek D557W. Show assumptions.
2 Reasons Against
A lot smaller bulb power Edit
The Vivitek D557W has a bulb power of 190W, however the Viewsonic PJD8653WS is a 240W lamp power projector (50W bigger).
3% louder noise level Edit
The Vivitek D557W 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.

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Date Released

52 months Ago 43 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 75.41
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 78.30
Purchase price $ 1,200.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,278.30
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 60.33
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 63.22
Purchase price $ 599.00
Total cost of ownership $ 662.22
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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.
0.4T
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
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
2,600 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.55" Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.8 - 2.5 0.9 - 11.1
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
70 - 100 27 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
7,000h
BEST
6,000h
Bulb Power
240W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp
3,500h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.52 - 2.73
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.34 - 25.95
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
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 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

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
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
2W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour
 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 240W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

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
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

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
RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

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 212mm
Depth
231mm 100mm
Width
357mm 275mm

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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