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Viewsonic PJD6552LW Projector

$649.99
22000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 32dB Oct 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $69.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its multimedia projectors
Unacceptable noise level
Colors for data images are a little dark
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Reviews

Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 686 user and expert reviews (including 38 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its projectors. Viewsonic also has excellent reviews specifically for its 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Full 3D Functionality With Video Devices

One customer considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago Netguide.co.nz mentioned “Full 3D functionality with video devices” in their Viewsonic PJD6552LW review.

Good Sound Quality

Two owners thought the Viewsonic PJD6552LW had good sound quality.

Colors for Data Images Are a Little Dark

One owner who purchased this projector reckoned that it did not have good colour saturation. Netguide.co.nz wrote two years ago “Colors for data images are a little dark” in their review of this projector. One owner mentioned in their reviews that this projector did not have a good contrast ratio. Two years ago Netguide.co.nz mentioned “Contrast ratio in video is low” in their review of this projector.

One person who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD6552LW reckoned that it did not have image ghosting. Netguide.co.nz mentioned in their review of this projector “Antiglare film can be removed, audio is tinny at high volumes, ghosting effects at high speeds, weak color contrast for bright reds” .

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Limited to Printing from SD Cards

One person concluded that it was not good at displaying standard definition TV. Netguide.co.nz said in their Viewsonic PJD6552LW review two years ago “Limited to printing from SD cards”.


Weight & Dimensions

SmartImage Presets Are Convenient for People Who Don't Want to Tinker With Settings, Thin Bezels Give it an Attractive Appearance

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Netguide.co.nz mentioned “SmartImage presets are convenient for people who don't want to tinker with settings, thin bezels give it an attractive appearance” however they scored it 14 out of 100.


Design

Sturdy, Convertible Design

One person who bought this projector reckoned that it was strong and durable. Netguide.co.nz mentioned in their review of this projector “Sturdy, convertible design” however despite that they scored it 1 stars. One person considered that it was well made.

Very Good Overall Print Quality

Three people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good quality. Netguide.co.nz said “Amazing photo quality color prints”. Netguide.co.nz also mentioned “Good call quality, earpiece volume” in their review. Netguide.co.nz also mentioned “Very good overall print quality” in their review.

Ceiling Mountable

The Viewsonic PJD6552LW is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Intelligent Design

Three customers who bought this projector reckoned that it was well designed. Netguide.co.nz mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD6552LW review “Modern and gorgeous design, text”. Netguide.co.nz also wrote “Intelligent design” in their review.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.

Ability to Customize Settings Via Hera Software

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Viewsonic PJD6552LW was easy to use the menus. Netguide.co.nz mentioned in their review of this projector “Ability to customize settings via Hera software” although they only gave it a score of 14 out of 100.

Two owners agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Netguide.co.nz wrote in their Viewsonic PJD6552LW review “Great shape that gives comfortable grip”. Netguide.co.nz also mentioned “Super comfortable shape” in their review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Netguide.co.nz wrote two years ago “Software is easy to setup and does the job smoothly”. One customer thought this projector was easy to use. Netguide.co.nz mentioned “Easy to control, really fast” in their review of the Viewsonic PJD6552LW but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 14 out of 100.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PJD6552LW has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including a cheaper projector such as the Viewsonic PJD5353LS ($469.99) or you might consider a higher rated projector such as the PJD7830HDL, or the Pro7827HD ($649.99) both from Viewsonic.

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Power

Long Battery Life

Three customers who reviewed the Viewsonic PJD6552LW concluded that it had a good battery life. Two years ago Netguide.co.nz said “Long battery life” in their review of this projector. Netguide.co.nz also wrote “Long list of optional accessories, including a battery” in their review. Netguide.co.nz also mentioned “Removable battery” in their review.


Projector

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than a year is 3,200 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 2,200 ANSI lumens to 3,500 ANSI lumens. At 3,500 ANSI lumens, the PJD6552LW has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector is 32dB, the loudest is 36dB, and the average noise level is 33dB. The PJD6552LW has one of the quieter noise levels (only 32 decibels) amongst 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 32dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available including the Viewsonic PJD5353LS ($469.99) which is cheaper; or the Viewsonic PJD7830HDL which has better reviews.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Viewsonic PJD6552LW has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than a year also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Supports Password Protection

The PJD6552LW supports password protection. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year also support password protection.

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Audio

Noise Cancellation is Only Average

Two people wrote in their reviews that this projector was noisy. Netguide.co.nz said “Noise cancellation is only average”.

Guero said on Bhphotovideo.com “Image is clear and bright and speakers are plenty loud”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people wrote in their reviews that this projector was noisy. Netguide.co.nz said “Noise cancellation is only average”. Guero said on Bhphotovideo.com “Image is clear and bright and speakers are plenty loud”.


Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PJD6552LW has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Viewsonic PJD6552LW has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors of this age and type do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PJD6552LW does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector also do not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this data projector and we think the PJD7830HDL, or the Pro7827HD ($649.99) both from Viewsonic which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors that have been available for more than a year, the Viewsonic PJD6552LW does not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Viewsonic released the PJD6552LW in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00766907781014

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