Viewsonic PJD2121
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Viewsonic PJD2121

A cheap to run and critically acclaimed 1800:1 800 x 600 projector
1800:1 SVGA (800x600) No 31dB Oct 2013
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Viewsonic PJD2121 Review

With very low running costs and very good reviews, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD2121 number 330 across all projectors.
2 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£29 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 81%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of only £29 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 5% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The PJD2121 is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

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Viewsonic PJD2121 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and this data projector has an average expert rating of 81 out of 100.

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 780 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent ratings for its projectors. Viewsonic also has excellent ratings specifically within its projectors range. 95% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


800 X 600 Resolution

The highest resolution of the PJD2121 is 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This Viewsonic multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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RoHS Compliance

The Viewsonic PJD2121 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Viewsonic PJD2121 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD2121 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors is 250W. The PJD2121 has a very small bulb power (only 50 Watts) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 400 ANSI lumens, the PJD2121 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors is 34dB. At only 31 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD2121 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 2,000 hours, the Viewsonic PJD2121 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was October 2013 when Viewsonic released the PJD2121.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The PJD2121 is one of the most economic to run projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PJD2121 is only £29.

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Viewsonic PJD2121 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic PJD2121 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 331,190 product attributes, 16,152 projector reviews and 2,333,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd2121
Barcodes 00766907365412, 07669073654126