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Viewsonic PJD5255L

A cheap to run and fairly highly rated 22000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
22000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 32dB Mar 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5255L Review

With low running costs and very good reviews, we have scored the Viewsonic PJD5255L as follows for Summary.
72
31 Reviews
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
72
$71 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has terrific user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 72%, based on 31 reviews.
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 2017.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of $71 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The PJD5255L has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
RoHS compliance
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

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Viewsonic PJD5255L In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This data projector received an expert rating of 60% from PC Mag. This means that data projector experts really don't rate this multimedia projector very highly.

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Excellent User Reviews

PJD5255L owners on average rated this multimedia projector as marvellous. Over 87% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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

Easy to Use

Three customers considered that it was easy to use and two owners who purchased it concluded that it was easy to setup.

  • The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.
    Jim (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2015
  • A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house…
    Jim (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2015
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…
  • Easy to set up…
  • A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen…
    Rolypoly (Amazon) - March 2016

Fairly Priced

Four owners who reviewed it thought it was good value for money.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product considered that it had good picture quality.

  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2015
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…
  • Pure good colours…
    Van RB (Amazon) - July 2015
  • A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen…
    Rolypoly (Amazon) - March 2016

Excellent Product Quality

Four people reckoned that the Viewsonic PJD5255L was good quality.

  • Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations…
    PVR (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality…
  • Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade…
    Jim (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2015
  • Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent…

Good Size

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it was lightweight.

  • It's lightweight, although it lacks a carrying case…
  • A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen…
    Rolypoly (Amazon) - March 2016

Good Sound Quality

Two people who purchased it reckoned that it had good sound quality.


Features

Quite Quiet Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of only 32 decibels, the PJD5255L has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5255L is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other multimedia projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The PJD5255L 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). The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

The PJD5255L has a fairly typical projector brightness (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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3D-Ready

The Viewsonic PJD5255L is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD5255L has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD5255L does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PJD5255L is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PJD5255L will cost $71 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd5255l
Barcodes 00766907776515, 00799916381647

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