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Viewsonic PJD5255

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Viewsonic PJD5255

$939.98
$297.00 $643 cheaper than 44 days ago
Viewsonic PJD5255
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tweaktown.com Best Value Award
A bargain price and award winning moderate noise level XGA projector, with excellent features and sensationally low running costs
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 22000:1 Yes Jan 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5255 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5255 number 20 across all projectors.
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Reviews
37 Reviews + 1 Award
99
Value for Money
Excellent
95
Features
Fully-Featured
97
Running Costs
$52 Over 5 Years
97
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 97?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of $52 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The PJD5255 has some great features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp

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Viewsonic PJD5255 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $643 (68%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PJD5255 and the United States price of $297.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £357.92 ($357.92).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PJD5255 is $52 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. The best resolution of all data projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The Viewsonic PJD5255's noise level of 34dB is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 48% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PJD5255's contrast ratio (typical) of 22,000 is in the highest 12% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Viewsonic PJD5255 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 55% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PJD5255 supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The PJD5255's service life of lamp of 10,000h is in the longest 17% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The PJD5255 has a 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 97% of data projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the PJD5255 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Viewsonic PJD5255 supports password protection, unlike 87% of projectors which do not support password protection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic pjd5255l, viewsonic 1024x768

Barcodes:

00766907773217, 00766907776515, 00779184068709, 00799916381647, 00799916384082, 05054629706602, 07669077732172

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