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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS

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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS

$529.99
Viewsonic PJD5553LWS
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A top-rated and affordable moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with great features and very low running costs
32dB 1280 X 800 20000:1 Yes Jun 2015
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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS number 19 across all projectors.
97
Reviews
50 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Running Costs
$51 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 92%, based on 50 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of $51 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
The PJD5553LWS has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
These 5 modes are:
Brightest mode: for environments where extra-high brightness is required
Dynamic mode: for presentations under daylight environment and text content
Standard mode: for matching PC or NB color,
ViewMatch mode: for general viewing
A single remote control can also control up to eight projectors in the same venue

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $395.99 at Newegg UK 37 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 65% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Viewsonic PJD5553LWS In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $529.99 it is still in the cheapest 27% of projectors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Viewsonic PJD5553LWS of £499.00 ($499.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $30.99.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PJD5553LWS is $51 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Viewsonic PJD5553LWS's noise level of only 32dB is quieter than 68% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PJD5553LWS's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 85% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PJD5553LWS of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 27% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD5553LWS has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Viewsonic PJD5553LWS supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The PJD5553LWS's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 28% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD5553LWS has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The PJD5553LWS's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD5553LWS is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The PJD5553LWS is not Energy Star certified, although keep in mind that 99% of projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PJD5553LWS does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pjd5553lws pjd5553lws, viewsonic pjd5553lws, viewsonic pjd5555lw, viewsonic 1200x800, viewsonic 1280x800, acer pjd5553lws

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00766907808117

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