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Viewsonic PJD5250

A great value for money and highly rated 22000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
22000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 32dB May 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5250 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5250 number 206 across all projectors.
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20 Reviews
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Excellent
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
74
£88 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
73
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 96%, based on 20 reviews. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of £88 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The PJD5250 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a zoom capability
Does not support full HD
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Viewsonic PJD5250 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 20 user reviews the average user rating of this Viewsonic data projector is marvellous. Over 85% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Viewsonic PJD5250 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Awesome value and quality!”. Andyb mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review in October last year “Great value, seems to work great, prob should have purchased a shorter thro projector” and scored the product 5 stars. Last year Jim mentioned on Amazon “The build quality really makes it feel like you've got value for money before you even turn it on” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5250.

One person said in their reviews that this projector was a bargain for the price. Es said on Amazon in October “Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution” in their review however they rated it 3 stars.

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Easy to Use

Some people who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use. Jim said “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”. Rolypoly mentioned in October “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 on Amazon “Easy to set up/put away” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Last year Tony Adams scored the product very highly and he wrote on Amazon “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent” in his review.

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Great Product Quality

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Jim wrote on Amazon “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade”. Mr. R. Case said on Amazon “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality”. Pvr wrote on Amazon “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it had good picture quality.

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. David Gibbons wrote in his Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Nice colours, very bright” and rated the Viewsonic PJD5250 5 stars. Van Rb wrote on Amazon “Pure good colours”.

One person who bought it concluded that it had clear images.

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 780 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its multimedia projectors. Viewsonic also has excellent reviews specifically within its projectors range. 95% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Sound Quality

A few Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewers said that the product had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case said “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket” in their review. In October N. C. Granby mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “There are small speakers in the machine.”.

Good Size

A number of Viewsonic PJD5250 owners said in their reviews that the product was lightweight. David Gibbons rated the product 5 stars and he said in his Viewsonic PJD5250 review on Amazon “Light-weight, easy to focus”. One customer wrote that the Viewsonic PJD5250 was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” .

Acceptable Noise Level

A few Viewsonic PJD5250 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5250 was quiet. In October Pvr scored the Viewsonic PJD5250 very highly and mentioned in their review “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector”. One customer who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD5250 said that it was noisy. David Gibbons wrote on Amazon “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.” in his review.

Robust

A few people concluded that it was well made. Jim rated it as excellent and he mentioned in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5250 “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI”. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian wrote on Amazon “Well built product, full of functions” in their Viewsonic PJD5250 review.

Good Technical Features

A few customers said in their reviews that it had good features. A few weeks ago Yulei Tian mentioned in their review on Amazon “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” and scored this projector very highly.

Good High Def TV

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas wrote “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Excellent Connectivity

One customer who purchased the product thought it was wifi compatible. Last year Mr. R. Case wrote in their review of this projector “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC”.

Excellent Design

One Viewsonic PJD5250 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer said in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5250 had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas mentioned in his review “Clear picture and great 3D”.


Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The PJD5250 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This Viewsonic projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The PJD5250 has a fairly standard noise level (32 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The PJD5250 has a zoom capability. Most of the other projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Supports Password Protection

The PJD5250 supports password protection, as do most of the other projectors.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The PJD5250 has a 3D glasses included, as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD5250 does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD5250 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

The PJD5250 has a pretty average projector brightness (3,100 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD5250 in May 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the PJD5250 is £88 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic pjd5250

Barcodes:

00766907773118

Viewsonic PJD5250 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic PJD5250 review we compared this projector to 100 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 330,989 product attributes, 16,166 projector reviews and 2,306,400 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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