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Viewsonic PJD5533W

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Viewsonic PJD5533W

$699.00
Viewsonic PJD5533W
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An award winning and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
33dB 1280 X 800 15000:1 Yes Dec 2012
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ViewSonic PJD5533W WXGA 3D DLP Home Theater Projector
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$645.00
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$699.95
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Viewsonic PJD5533W Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5533W number 419 across all projectors.
90
Reviews
10 Reviews + 1 Award
69
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
87
Running Costs
$49 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has terrific user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia 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 $49 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The PJD5533W has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Long-lasting reliable picture quality & superior color performance
Small & light for easy portability
Environmentally friendly eco-mode saves money and power
Long lamp life up to 6,000 hours
PC 3d-ready / 120hz refresh rate powered DLP linktechnology
DynamicEco technology for total control of audience's focus
Packed with features
3D blu-ray ready with HDMI
Virtually maintenance free with filter-less design
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
BrilliantColor technology
DLP technology
1280x800 native resolution for 720p HD content and widescreen brilliance
Settings where the pjd5533w is the perfect solution
2800 lumens shines in virtually any setting
Peace of mind with industry leading warranty
Smaller than average bulb power
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Viewsonic PJD5533W In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 50% of projectors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $699.00 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic PJD5533W and the United States price of $699.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £802.77 ($802.77).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The PJD5533W has an average 5 year running cost of $49 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PJD5533W of 33dB is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 61% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the PJD5533W of 15,000 is higher than 74% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Viewsonic PJD5533W's projector brightness of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 77% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The PJD5533W's service life of lamp of 5,000h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PJD5533W supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5533W has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PJD5533W has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The PJD5533W's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 13% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD5533W does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Features Noise Reduction

The PJD5533W features noise reduction, which is unusual. 98% of projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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HD-Ready

The PJD5533W is HD-Ready. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic 1280x800, viewsonic pjd5533w, pjd5533w 1280x800, pjd5533w pjd5533w

Barcodes:

00012951513461, 00115970735644, 00132017739083, 00151903596838, 00163120856541, 00616268572366, 00766907557619, 00799198013144, 00803982840011, 05053973922478, 05054484242079, 05054533242074, 05054565178488, 07123290481243, 07669075576198, 07887117199277

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