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Viewsonic LS830

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Viewsonic LS830

$3,216.98
Viewsonic LS830
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A good spec but only moderate value for money moderate noise level 1080p data projector, with OK running costs
32dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 20000:1 No Jul 2016
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NEW Viewsonic LS830 4500 Lumens 1080p HDMI Ultra Short Throw Projector Laser UST (Brand new, unopened) - on
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ViewSonic LS830 4500 Lumens 1080p HDMI Ultra Short Throw Projector
$3,523.37
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ViewSonic LS830 Laser Phosphor 4500L Full HD 1080P 100K:1 HDMI MHL/HDMI VGA
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ViewSonic LS830 Full HD Ultra-Short Throw Laser DLP Projector, 1920x1080, 4500 Lumens
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Refurbished - ViewSonic LS830 4500 Lumens 1080p HDMI Ultra Short Throw Projector (Certified Refurbished)
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Viewsonic LS830 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Viewsonic LS830 number 790 across all projectors.
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$87 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 90%.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $87 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Uring stunning 1080p resolution and 4,500 lumens of brightness, the viewsonic ls830 laser projector is the ideal solution for modern business and education environments. designed with a laser phosphor light source lasting up to 20,000 hours, this projector delivers long-term, virtually maintenance-free usage for any boardroom or classroom. with its 0.25 ultra-short throw ratio, HV keystoning and 4 corner adjustments, the ls830 makes installation a hassle-free experience. what's more, the ultra-short throw ratio allows you to place the projector just inches away from a wall or screen to give you a huge image for less cost than a comparably sized display. the ls830 also features a hidden portall compartment which accommodates additional accessories such as a wireless streaming device, or PC stick. powered by supercolor technology for true-to-life images, and sonicexpert technology for incredibly clear sound, the ls830 delivers an immersive audiovisual performa
Long-lasting laser<br>phosphor light source
4500 lumens<br>
Large images<br>in small spaces
Ultra-high<br>Contrast ratio
PortAll: discreet<br>wireless streaming
Optional ambient light screen<br>
SuperColor: amazing color accuracy<br>
SonicExpert technology<br>
Industry-leading<br>Warranty

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Viewsonic LS830 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $3,216.98 it is in the most expensive 10% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic LS830 and the United States price of $3,216.98 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £3,264.77 ($3,264.77).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The LS830 is one of the least economic to run projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the LS830 will cost $87 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Viewsonic LS830 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Viewsonic LS830's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 73% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Viewsonic LS830 of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 13% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Viewsonic LS830's projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than 78% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Viewsonic LS830's service life of lamp of 15,000h is in the longest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic LS830 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Viewsonic LS830's bulb power of 390W is very big compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 96% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Supports Full HD

The Viewsonic LS830 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic 1920x1080

Barcodes:

00766907843217, 05057103231102

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