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Viewsonic PJD5250

Viewsonic PJD5250 Projector

XGA (1024x768) 32dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens May 2015
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The ViewSonic LightStream Projector PJD5250 is the ultimate price-performance projector, integrating elegant style and intuitive design, VGA connectivity and best in class colour performance... More
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19 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 20 user reviews this projector has a fantastic average user rating.

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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Good 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”.

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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Viewsonic Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

On average Viewsonic data projectors have excellent ratings as do all multimedia projectors produced by Viewsonic.

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”.

Good 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”.

Nice 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”.

Supports 3D

The PJD5250 supports 3D, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the PJD5250.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

Projectors that came out around the same time as the PJD5250 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 2,500h and 10,000h. With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000 hours, the PJD5250 has one of the longer service life of lamp (economic mode)s amongst data projectors of this age.

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Quite Big Offset

Across all the projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PJD5250 the offsets range from 10% to 130%, and the average offset is 94%. At 120 percent, the PJD5250 has a quite big offset compared to most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5250.

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Very Light

At only 2.1 kilograms, the PJD5250 is fairly light compared to most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5250. The weights of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PJD5250 range from 9.7g to 18kg.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The noise level (economic mode)s of data projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5250 range from 21dB to 36dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of only 27 decibels, the PJD5250 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s amongst data projectors of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD5250 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than a year which have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most projectors of this type and age do not support full HD. The PJD5250 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

Other multimedia projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic PJD7830HDL ($520.99), or the Sony VPL-VW350ES ($8,195.00).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type, the PJD5250 does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the Vivitek Qumi Q6 ($356.39).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PJD5250 the optical zooms range from 1.1x to 1.9x. At only 1.1 times zoom factor, the PJD5250 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD5250.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PJD5250

Released Over a Year Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD5250 over a year ago.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the PJD5250 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

If you are looking for a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Acer H6518BD (3,200 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD5250 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Average Noise Level

At 32 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD5250 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PJD5250.

Other data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the PJD6352 ($529.99) (32dB), or the PJD6352LS ($509.99) (32dB) both from Viewsonic.

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Specification

Projector
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Video
3D
Full HD
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
3D Glasses Included

User Reviews

(20)
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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Electricity cost when switched on $61.56
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic code, viewsonic 134506, viewsonic vs15874, viewsonic pjd5250, viewsonic 1024x768
Barcodes 00766907773118
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