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Viewsonic PJD5255 Projector

$369.99
22000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB Jan 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $69.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good product quality
Reasonably priced
40 Reviews + 1 Award
tweaktown.com Best Value Award
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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Tweaktown.com highlighted in their review that this multimedia projector was great for its price.


Reviews

One Industry Award

Review sites Tweaktown.com concluded that this 22000:1 contrast ratio projector provided a good bang for your buck and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This 22000:1 contrast ratio projector received an expert rating of 87 out of 100 from tweaktown.com. This means that projector experts think this projector is one of the very best comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, PJD5255 owners rated this projector as terrific. 30 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Based on 686 owner and expert reviews (including 38 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its multimedia projectors. Viewsonic also has excellent reviews specifically within its 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Viewsonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Easy to Use

Four owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Jim gave it a score of 8 stars and he said “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.”. Jim also mentioned “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house” in his review.

Three people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in their review of this projector in April last year “Easy to set up/put away”.

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Good Product Quality

Eight owners mentioned that this projector was good quality. Pvr said on Amazon “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations”. Tony Adams he wrote “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent”. Kiki wrote on Bestbuy.com “The quality is great, sharp picture”.

Robust

Three customers who bought the Viewsonic PJD5255 agreed that it was well made. Yulei Tian wrote “Well built product, full of functions” in their review of this projector. John wrote “Built in speaker is ok” in his Viewsonic PJD5255 review. Jim said two years ago “The build quality, ease of use” .

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was well designed.


Good Picture Quality

Three customers who purchased this projector reckoned that it had good picture quality. Jim said “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade” and rated it 6 stars.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Van Rb gave this projector a score of 8 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Pure good colours”. David Gibbons wrote in his review of this projector on Amazon “Nice colours, very bright”.

One customer who reviewed the product thought it had clear images.

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Good High Def TV

One owner who bought the product reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas rated it 9 stars and he said in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5255 last year “The best HD Beamer for this price”.

Good Sound Quality

Five owners wrote that it had good sound quality. N. C. Granby said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5255 “There are small speakers in the machine.”. Dwltf gave this projector a score of 4 stars and mentioned “I like that I has a headset type audio jack for output” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5255. David Gibbons said in his review of this projector “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.” .

Good 3D Picture Quality

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas mentioned on Amazon in April last year “Clear picture and great 3D” in his review of this projector and rated it 7 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Rolypoly gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote in April last year “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 wrote on Amazon “Light-weight, easy to focus”.

One customer said in their reviews that this projector was compact. Mr. R. Case said “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it had good features. Dwltf mentioned on Bestbuy.com “It's full of features and works well for streaming movies at our house” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Yulei Tian wrote on Amazon “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” and gave the Viewsonic PJD5255 a rating of 7 stars.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was quiet. Pvr rated it 9 stars and said “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector”. One owner who bought this projector wrote that it was noisy. Last year Pvr mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5255 review on Amazon “3 or were very noisy”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this type and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Packaging Content

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a 3D glasses included, as do most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The PJD5255 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

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Supports Password Protection

The PJD5255 supports password protection. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also support password protection.

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Very Loud Noise Level

Across all the projectors of this age and type the noise levels range from 32dB to 34dB. The PJD5255 has one of the loudest noise levels (34 decibels) amongst 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5255 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PJD5255 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2017.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The PJD5255 has a relatively standard projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907773217, 07669077732172

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