The LightStream PJD5253 makes a big statement with its elegant style and price defying audiovisual performance. Its curvaceous design, which includes a tactile keypad and non-slip foot pads, also...
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2400:1 contrast ratio data projectors built by Viewsonic have excellent reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all data projectors (not just 2400:1 contrast ratio data projectors) and found that Viewsonic also has excellent reviews across its entire range.
The Viewsonic PJD5253 supports 3D, as do most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than a year.
We compared all the other multimedia projectors which support 3D to this data projector and we think the Optoma H182X[plb_2972176_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The PJD5253 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).
There are a number of alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Optoma H182X[plb_2972176_price].
Other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Canon LV-WX300[plb_2810800_price].
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys
The PJD5253 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year. Most of the data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PJD5253 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however this projector has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Quite Long Service Life of Lamp
The Viewsonic PJD5253 has a quite long service life of lamp (10,000 hours) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD5253. Across all the data projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5253 the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,400h.
Fairly Big Offset
The offsets of projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PJD5253 range from 10% to 130%, and the average offset is 93%. The PJD5253 has a quite big offset (120 percent) compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released one year ago.
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With a weight of only 2.1 kilograms, the Viewsonic PJD5253's weight is one of the lightest amongst comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5253. The weights of similar spec data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PJD5253 range from 2.1kg to 33kg.
8 Reasons Against
Only 100V AC Input Voltage
This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on projectors of this spec and age.
Does Not Support Full HD
The PJD5253 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors that were launched more than a year ago do support full HD.
Alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider include the Canon LV-WX300[plb_2810800_price].
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
Like most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PJD5253, the PJD5253 does not support wi-Fi.
Quite Small Bulb Power
The PJD5253 has a very small bulb power (only 190 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PJD5253. Comparable spec projectors that were released one year ago have bulb powers of between 190W and 470W.
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Very Low RMS Rated Power
Across all the similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5253 the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the PJD5253 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst similar spec projectors of this age.
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Most similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD5253 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the PJD5253 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Only One Number of Built-In Speakers
The PJD5253 is a one number of built-in speakers projector.
Very Small Optical Zoom
With an optical zoom of only 1.1 times zoom factor, the PJD5253 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The average optical zoom of comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the PJD5253 is 1.3x.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This multimedia projector has been on the market for over two years.
Average Projector Brightness
At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the PJD5253 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to the PJD5253.
Average Noise Level
At 34 decibels, the PJD5253 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for more than a year.
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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution
The highest resolution of the PJD5253 is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
3,200 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,560 ANSI lumens
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
2,560 ANSI lumens
1 - 8
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Number of Colours
1.073 billion colours
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Card Reader Integrated
Noise Level (economic Mode)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, VIE