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Viewsonic PJD5550LWS

A highly rated and cheap to run 20000:1 280 x 800 data projector
20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 32dB Apr 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Viewsonic PJD5550LWS Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have scored the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS as follows for Summary.
89
20 Reviews
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
67
$73 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 96%, based on 20 reviews.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data 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 $73 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The PJD5550LWS has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a 3D glasses included
Has a zoom capability
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

Viewsonic PJD5550LWS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 20 user reviews the average user rating of this multimedia projector is excellent. Over 85% of reviewers gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Fairly Priced

Several customers concluded that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “Awesome value and quality!”. Andyb said “Great value, seems to work great, prob should have purchased a shorter thro projector” and gave the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS a score of 5 stars. Jim mentioned on Amazon “The build quality really makes it feel like you've got value for money before you even turn it on” in his review of this projector.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Es mentioned in their review of this projector “Cheap and good design as long as you can live with the low resolution”.

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Easy to Use

Four customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Jim said “The image quality, brightness, colour and ease of use is perfect for those familiar with projectors.” in his review of this projector. Jim also mentioned “A big deal breaker for me was ease of use as its for a shared house”. Rolypoly mentioned “A lightweight, easy to use projector which produces a bright clear image from less than a metre away from the screen” in their review.

Some Viewsonic PJD5550LWS owners wrote in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote “Easy to set up/put away” . Tony Adams scored it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Turned up the next day, easy to set up, & the picture quality is excellent”.

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Excellent Product Quality

Several people who purchased this projector agreed that it was good quality. Jim mentioned “Everything from fan noise to picture quality was a real noticeable upgrade” in his review of this projector and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their review “Now to be able to see them on a big screen is such fabulous quality” and rated it as excellent. Pvr wrote “Very high quality unit, very quiet as well which is nice when you use it for presentations” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS.

Good Picture Quality

Three Viewsonic PJD5550LWS owners reckoned that the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS had good picture quality.

Some customers who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation. David Gibbons mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon in October “Nice colours, very bright”. In October last year Van Rb wrote in his review of this projector on Amazon “Pure good colours”.

One Viewsonic PJD5550LWS reviewer who bought the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS wrote that it had clear images.

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Viewsonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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

Good Sound Quality

Some customers considered that this projector had good sound quality. Mr. R. Case wrote “Floor standing speakers (the projector has a standard audio out socket”. N. C. Granby said in their review of the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS this month “There are small speakers in the machine.”.

Good Size

Two Viewsonic PJD5550LWS owners wrote in their reviews that this projector was lightweight. David Gibbons mentioned “Light-weight, easy to focus” in his review. One customer who purchased the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS considered that it was compact. Mr. R. Case mentioned in October last year “The sound was also better than I was expecting from such compact speakers” and rated it as very good.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several Viewsonic PJD5550LWS reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Pvr wrote on Amazon in October “Very nice, quiet, widescreen projector” and rated the product 5 stars.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was noisy. David Gibbons rated the product as very good and he wrote in October “The sound is remarkably good (except for very loud explosion-like sounds in movies.” in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS.

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Robust

Two Viewsonic PJD5550LWS owners who purchased the product agreed that it was well made. Jim wrote in his review of the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS “The build quality, ease of use and extra features (like sound, HDMI” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. This year Yulei Tian said “Well built product, full of functions” in their review.

Superior Technical Features

Two customers said in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS had good features. Yulei Tian said “So far so good, lot of features to be explored” in their review.

Good High Def TV

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV. Thomas wrote on Amazon this year “The best HD Beamer for this price” in his review of this projector and scored the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One Viewsonic PJD5550LWS reviewer reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Mr. R. Case mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD5550LWS review on Amazon “This gives full, wireless, access to all my movies on PLEX, which are on my PC” and scored it 5 stars.

Nice Design

One customer said in their reviews that the product was a good design.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Viewsonic PJD5550LWS reviewer thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Thomas wrote in his review of this projector a few weeks ago “Clear picture and great 3D” .


Features

Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a 3D glasses included.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has a zoom capability. Most of the other data projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 32 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Viewsonic PJD5550LWS has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD5550LWS has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Password Protection

The PJD5550LWS supports password protection, as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors, the PJD5550LWS does not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when Viewsonic released the PJD5550LWS.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PJD5550LWS has an average 1 year running cost of $73 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd5550lws, vs15921 pjd5550lws
Barcodes 00766907778113

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