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Viewsonic PJD2121 Projector

1800:1 SVGA (800x600) 31dB 400 ANSI Lumens Oct 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $22.77 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Very low running costs
Easy to use

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and projectorcentral.com this projector has an overall expert rating of 81%. If all the data projectors of this age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this Viewsonic multimedia projector is in the top 9%.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of projectors to determine an average rating for each projector manufacturer. On average Viewsonic data projectors have excellent ratings from experts and users. 100% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Expert review site Projectorcentral.com said eight years ago “The Viewsonic PJD2121 produces a fantastic image, has a short throw lens and is simple to set up and use” in their review of this projector. They also mentioned “The Viewsonic PJD2121 portable projector produces a fantastic image, has a short throw lens and is simple to set up and use” in their review.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in October 2013.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD2121 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also do not support full HD.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

When compared to other projectors of this type and age that we have checked, the PJD2121's projector brightness of only 400 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest. The dimmest projector brightness of 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 400 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 8,300 ANSI lumens.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to consider the Casio XJ-A242 ($1,048.99) (2,500 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The PJD2121 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all multimedia projectors of this age and type the resolution ranges from WVGA (854x480) (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The PJD2121 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD2121 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also have a handheld remote control.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Viewsonic PJD2121 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PJD2121 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 31 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD2121 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age. The average noise level of similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector is 35dB.

Alternative data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Sharp XG-P560WN (37dB).

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 50 Watts, the PJD2121 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst similar spec projectors of this age. Across all the similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector the bulb powers range from 50W to 370W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector is 15,000h, and the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 20,000h. The Viewsonic PJD2121 has a quite short service life of lamp (only 2,000 hours) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd2121
Barcodes 00766907365412, 07669073654126

Viewsonic PJD2121 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic PJD2121 review we compared this projector to 2,071 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 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 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.
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