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Viewsonic PJD5155 Projector

$299.49
2400:1 SVGA (800x600) 34dB Dec 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $69.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Good product quality
Good value for money
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 22 user reviews the average user rating of this 2400:1 contrast ratio projector is superb. Over 80% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

Based on 686 user and expert reviews, Viewsonic has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors. Viewsonic also has excellent ratings specifically within its 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other manufacturers.


Design

Easy to Use

Four Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Jim he said in his review of this projector on Amazon two years ago “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.”. Jim also wrote “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house” in his review.

Three people who bought this projector agreed that it was easy to setup. Tony Adams said “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5155. In April last year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Easy to set up/put away” in their review of this projector and gave this projector a rating of 8 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Eight Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewers who bought it thought it was good quality. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “The ViewSonic LightStream PJD5155 is a bright data projector, with solid image quality, that can be had for a modest price”. In April last year Pvr scored the product 10 stars and wrote on Amazon “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5155 review on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality” and gave this projector a score of 8 stars.

Robust

Four people who purchased this projector reckoned that it was well made. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag two years ago “A solid set of ports” and scored it 5 stars. Yulei Tian wrote in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5155 on Amazon “Well built product, full of functions” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Two years ago Jim wrote on Amazon “The build quality, ease of use”.

Nice Design

One person said in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5155 was well designed.


Good for Watching Blu-Ray Discs

Five people wrote that it had good picture quality. Two years ago Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “It has decent data and video image quality for a low-resolution (SVGA) model”. Jim scored the product 6 stars and he said on Amazon also two years ago “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade”.

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. Van Rb wrote on Amazon “Pure good colours” in his Viewsonic PJD5155 review. David Gibbons mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5155 “Nice colours, very bright” .

One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Two years ago Pc Mag mentioned “Can project 3D content from Blu-ray players, as well as PCs”. One Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this projector had clear images.

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Good High Def TV

One person who purchased this projector concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas he mentioned on Amazon “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Good Sound Quality

Four Viewsonic PJD5155 owners thought the Viewsonic PJD5155 had good sound quality. N. C. Granby wrote “There are small speakers in the machine.”. David Gibbons mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5155 “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two people who purchased the Viewsonic PJD5155 considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Last year Thomas said “Clear picture and great 3D”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewers who reviewed this projector said that it was lightweight. Rolypoly gave it a rating of 7 stars and said on Amazon “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” in their review of this projector. David Gibbons said in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5155 on Amazon “Light-weight, easy to focus”.

One Viewsonic PJD5155 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5155 “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” .

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two Viewsonic PJD5155 owners concluded that the Viewsonic PJD5155 had good features. Yulei Tian wrote on Amazon last year “So far so good, lot of features to be explored”.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two Viewsonic PJD5155 owners who bought the product reckoned that it was quiet. In April last year Pvr said “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that this projector was noisy. Pvr gave the product a rating of 6 stars and wrote on Amazon “3 or were very noisy”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic PJD5155 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector.

There are a number of alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PJD5153 ($289.99).

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5155 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PJD5155 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Supports Password Protection

The Viewsonic PJD5155 supports password protection, as do most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the PJD5155 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other 2400:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

Projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the Viewsonic PJD5153 ($289.99) (32dB and higher rated).

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors of this type and age have service life of lamps of between 2,000h and 10,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,600h. With a service life of lamp of 10,000 hours, the Viewsonic PJD5155 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5155 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector also do not support full HD.

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The PJD5155 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 77% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution. Projectors that are a similar age to this projector projector native resolutions range from WVGA (854x480) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

The PJD5155 has a pretty average projector brightness (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PJD5155 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic projector3d, viewsonic sc16043677, viewsonic pjd51555l, viewsonic pjd5155l, viewsonic 800x600
Barcodes 00766907773019, 00799916381616, 05054629706596, 07669077730192

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