Viewsonic PJD5151


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Viewsonic PJD5151

Viewsonic PJD5151
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level SVGA data projector
32dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 22000:1 Yes Oct 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5151 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Viewsonic PJD5151 as follows:
Good Features
Running Costs
$50 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $50 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
My button setup your favorite hotkey
Patterns and templates world's first projector-embedded teaching tools
Tactile keypads
Presenter timer reminder for time management
Top lamp door
Color mode best view modes
Keystone distorted image correction
Mouse-Like control handy operation
Quieter than average noise level
Quick power off leave without the wait
Auto power off
Auto power on instant activation upon signal connection
Smart restart instant reactivation during presentation
SuperColor: best in class color accuracy
3D ready / 120hz refresh rate powered by DLP link technology exciting 3d visual effects
Does not have a built-in speaker
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution

Viewsonic PJD5151 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PJD5151 is $50 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The PJD5151 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Viewsonic multimedia projector has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The PJD5151's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than 69% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors 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 PJD5151 of 22,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the 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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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Viewsonic PJD5151 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The PJD5151's service life of lamp of 5,000h is in the longest 28% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The Viewsonic PJD5151 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5151 does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5151 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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The PJD5151 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5151 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic 766907772814, viewsonic 800x600, viewsonic pjd5151


00766907772814, 05057103066568, 07426044875894

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