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Viewsonic PJD5153 Projector

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2400:1 SVGA (800x600) 3,200 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Dec 2014
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The brand new LightStream Projector PJD5153 is designed with elegant style and audiovisual performance. This projector makes a big statement with its elegant curves and light beam shape. Its... More
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20 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

Users have rated this projector as excellent on average. This means that users think this Viewsonic data projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type.

Good Picture Quality

A few Viewsonic PJD5153 owners who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Some Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewers said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. This year David Gibbons mentioned in his Viewsonic PJD5153 review “Nice colours, very bright”. Van Rb said last year “Pure good colours” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5153.

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it had clear images.

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Good Product Quality

Some Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewers who purchased this projector mentioned that it was good quality. Amazon wrote in October last year “Incredible image quality, small, lightweight”. Jim mentioned in his review “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade”. Mr. R. Case mentioned on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality” and rated this projector as very good.

Easy to Use

Some customers who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5153 thought it was easy to use. Last year Jim wrote “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5153 and rated this projector as very good. Jim also said “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5153 “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” and scored the Viewsonic PJD5153 very highly.

A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5153 “Easy to set up/put away” . In October last year Tony Adams gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5153 “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent”.

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Viewsonic 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors have excellent ratings on average and across all projectors Viewsonic is one of the best manufacturers.

Good Size

A number of Viewsonic PJD5153 owners who reviewed this projector concluded that it was lightweight. David Gibbons said in his review on Amazon “Light-weight, easy to focus”. One Viewsonic PJD5153 owner said in their reviews that it was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers”.

Good Sound Quality

Four Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case mentioned “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket” and gave it an excellent review score. This month N. C. Granby mentioned “There are small speakers in the machine.” in their review.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Pvr wrote in their Viewsonic PJD5153 review on Amazon “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector”. Pvr also wrote “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”.

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer who purchased this projector considered that it was noisy. David Gibbons mentioned in his Viewsonic PJD5153 review a few weeks ago “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.”.

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Robust

A number of Viewsonic PJD5153 owners who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Jim rated it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI”. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian scored it 5 stars and mentioned “Well built product, full of functions” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5153.

Good Technical Features

A number of people thought this projector had good features. In October Yulei Tian gave the product an excellent review and wrote on Amazon “So far so good, lot of features to be explored”.

Good High Def TV

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer reckoned that the Viewsonic PJD5153 was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas gave it a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon in October this year “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Good Connectivity

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer reckoned that this projector was wifi compatible. Mr. R. Case wrote on Amazon “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC” in their Viewsonic PJD5153 review.

Nice Design

One Viewsonic PJD5153 owner thought the product was a good design.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Viewsonic PJD5153 reviewer reckoned that this projector had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas mentioned “Clear picture and great 3D” in his review of this projector and scored the product very highly.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD5153 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD5153 also have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Viewsonic PJD5155[plb_2831032_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is the most commonly supported supported graphics resolutions on projectors of a similar age and spec to it.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Viewsonic PJD5153 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PJD5153. Most of the projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5153 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however this multimedia projector has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Two Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Ins

The PJD5153 has more component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins than most of the multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PJD5153. Most of the projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD5153 only have one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in, however this Viewsonic data projector has two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PJD5153 range from 2,000h to 10,000h. At 5,000 hours, the Viewsonic PJD5153 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2.1 kilograms, the PJD5153 is quite light compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. The weights of 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the PJD5153 range from 2.1kg to 20kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Most projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PJD5153 do not support 3D. The PJD5153 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

It is worth also looking at alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D including the Viewsonic PJD5155[plb_2831032_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PJD5153, the PJD5153 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Viewsonic PJD5153 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as the PJD5153 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Projector Native Resolution

The PJD5153 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 53% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all multimedia projectors of this type and age is VGA (640x480) and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Very Small Bulb Power

At only 190 Watts, the PJD5153 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PJD5153. Across all the data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PJD5153 the bulb powers range from 190W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 270W.

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Very Low Vertical Synchronization (max)

The average vertical synchronization (max) of multimedia projectors of this age and type is 100kHz, and the vertical synchronization (max)s range from 0.12kHz to 120kHz. With a vertical synchronization (max) of only 0.12 kilohertz, the PJD5153 has one of the lower vertical synchronization (max)s amongst 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Very Small Matrix Size

The PJD5153 has a quite small matrix size (only 0.55 inches) compared to most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PJD5153. The average matrix size of projectors of a comparable type and age to the PJD5153 is 0.64".

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2 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD5153

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Viewsonic released the PJD5153.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Viewsonic PJD5153 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

If this 2400:1 contrast ratio projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to look at the Viewsonic PJD5155[plb_2831032_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Maximum Analog Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

User Reviews

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Reviewed 31 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great projector! Clear picture, nice color, and easy to set up/put away.

(Verified Purchase)

Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution.

Reviewed 15 May 2016 by N. C. Granby
(Verified Purchase)

Works fine, with a bright picture. There are small speakers in the machine, but not strong enough for any important use of audio. It does lack an HDMI slot, but the price reflects that.

Reviewed 14 May 2016 by David Gibbons
(Verified Purchase)

We have it ceiling mounted in our little shop and it works a treat. Nice colours, very bright, and the sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies, but then we... Read more…

Reviewed 15 April 2016 by Thomas
(Verified Purchase)

The best HD Beamer for this price. Clear picture and great 3D. Not too loud. Works great with Apple TV and PS3, both connected with 10m HDMI cable!

Reviewed 30 March 2016 by PVR
(Verified Purchase)

Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations. The important part as well is the resolutions it supports which makes it perfect for widescreen... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2016 by Giovanni
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic.

Reviewed 22 March 2016 by Rolypoly
(Verified Purchase)

A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen.

Reviewed 27 February 2016 by Yulei tian
(Verified Purchase)

So far so good, lot of features to be explored.

Reviewed 7 December 2015 by Kit W
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent piece of equipment for the price.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic p235551, viewsonic pjd5153, viewsonic p235551p, viewsonic projector3, viewsonic projector3d
Barcodes 00076690772817, 00766907728170, 00766907772814, 00766907772913, 07669077728144, 07669077729134
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