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Viewsonic PJD5153 Projector

$289.99
2400:1 SVGA (800x600) 32dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Dec 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $69.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent user reviews
Easy to use
Good picture quality
21 Reviews
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Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this Viewsonic projector is exceptional based on 23 user reviews. 18 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Owners think this 2400:1 contrast ratio projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors of this age and type.

Viewsonic Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 686 owner and expert reviews for Viewsonic projectors and found that on average Viewsonic has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Viewsonic has excellent reviews specifically within its 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors range.


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 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.

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 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.


Design

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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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.

Nice Design

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


Weight & Dimensions

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”.


Audio

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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Features

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”.


Smart TV

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.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD5153 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Viewsonic PJD5155 ($285.95).

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

The Viewsonic PJD5153 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 32 decibels) amongst projectors of this age. Similar spec projectors that have been available for more than two years have noise levels of between 32dB and 43dB, and the average noise level is 37dB.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5153 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also are RoHS compliance.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5153 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors of this type and age also do not support full HD.

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PJD5153 is SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago the resolution ranges from WVGA (854x480) (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the PJD5153 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Viewsonic PJD5155 ($285.95) (3,300 ANSI lumens).

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PJD5153 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

Data projectors of this age and type have bulb powers of between 190W and 400W. The PJD5153 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00076690772817, 00766907728170, 00766907772814, 00766907772913, 07669077728144, 07669077729134

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