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Philips PPX2055/BR
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Philips PPX2055/BR Projector

1000:1 WVGA (854x480) 55 ANSI Lumens 1280 X 768 (WXGA) Mar 2013
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Project Your LifeThis small and light Philips pico projector can easily be connected to a Notebook, Netbook or Laptop via USB to display any content you want to share. Powered at the same time by... More
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Expert Reviews Are Good

This data projector received an expert rating of 80% from

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The PPX2055/BR has a fairly big display diagonal (30 inches) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than two years. Across all the projectors of this age and spec the display diagonals range from 0.55" to 30", and the average display diagonal is 6.9".

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Very Light

With a weight of only 115 grams, the PPX2055/BR is one of the lighter 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the PPX2055/BR amongst data projectors of this age. Across all the 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 110g to 16kg, and the average weight is 3.9kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Philips Only Has Unexceptional Data Projector Reviews

Multimedia projectors manufactured by Philips generally have unexceptional ratings compared to other brands.

Does Not Support 3D

The Philips PPX2055/BR does not support 3D. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PPX2055/BR does not support full HD. Most of the other 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the PPX2055/BR also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Philips PPX2055/BR does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PPX2055/BR also do not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PPX2055/BR do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Philips PPX2055/BR is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Asus S1[plb_2199600_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The PPX2055/BR has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss (only 55 ANSI lumens) amongst data projectors of this age. The projector brightnesss of projectors that have been around for more than two years range from 55 ANSI lumens to 6,200 ANSI lumens.

If you want a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Asus S1[plb_2199600_price] (200 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Matrix Size

The average matrix size of comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the PPX2055/BR is 0.51". With a matrix size of only 0.3 inches, the PPX2055/BR has a fairly small matrix size compared to most of the other 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the PPX2055/BR.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips PPX2055/BR

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 1000:1 contrast ratio projector was released over three years ago.

1280 X 768 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Philips PPX2055/BR supports a maximum resolution of 1280 x 768. That's 49% less resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). In addition, this projector support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA) and 1280 x 768 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA).

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WVGA (854x480) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WVGA (854x480), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Lamps Quantity
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Lens System
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN
Card Reader Integrated
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Built-In Speaker(s)
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
USB Powered
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
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User Guide
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included
Tripod Included

Expert Reviews

27 September 2013

So does this pocket-sized projector offer enough to light up the market? We liked Since there are no controls on the PicoPix PPX2055 itself, the Picviewer 2 software is all-important ? and highly...

Bright enough for ambient light
Easy setup
USB powered
Lacks HD sharpness
Fingerprintfriendly chassis
Max 50inch images
Mac compatibility issues

User Reviews

Reviewed 7 October 2013 by Sandy80
Sandy80 would recommend the Philips PicoPix PPX-2055

I am completely satisfied with this product! Small, handy and easy to use ! I'm using it with my kids, watching movies and for professional presentations, really useful . I was a bit afraid of its... Read more…

None. .. Complete lack of accurate specs on Mushing web site about compatibility requirements
Very fast, Easy to install - recognized natively by Windows 8.1 and 10TP with no extra drivers
Very fast
This card is fast, faster than most of the cards on the market and faster than setting up your own SSD drives with RAID 0 . Setup and installation was easy and everything worked as advertised
The price is great for what you get out of it. The rechargeable pen is convenient, since I don't have to deal with replacing its battery in the middle of a drawing session. The 8 5-inch drawing area i
I carefully researched this item, but only on upon installation did I discover that an external SATA power connector is required to make this PCI express card work. This is NOT compatible with my 1U r
Boot takes FOREVER, Expensive - in GB it's expensive, standard performance SSD's in RAI 0 might be more cost effective, Random readwrite performance not as ridiculously fast
Very Hot
Unfortunately, this card died after 7 months of service. It was configured as RAID 0 (striping) so I lost everything on the drive when it died. I'm used to seeing computers boot up extremely fast with
There is a bright green light on the front bezel of the tablet that indicates when the pen is actively engaged with the drawing surface. This constantly blinks during my drawing sessions, and is very

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ppx2055, ppx2055s, ppx2055sg, ppx2055sgp, philips ppx2055, philips p178640, philips pq30677, philips p178640p, philips pq30677e, philips ppx2055e, philips pq30677ea, philips ppx2055eu, philips ppx2055f7, philips pq30677ean
Barcodes 00609585230590, 03425160306774, 03425160308297, 03425160319057, 03425160327038, 05053086124639, 05053086262201, 05053866725841, 05053959409511, 05054230270103

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