The ViewSonic PJD6683ws is an advanced networkable, wide format, short throw DLP projector ideal for classroom and corporate environments. With its short throw lens, the projector can project a...
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Three Industry Awards
Amongst projectors of a similar age and spec, this multimedia projector is one of the most awarded by expert review sites.
The reviewer at PC Mag gave this multimedia projector an "Editor's Choice" award and concluded it was excellent and the editor of Itproportal.com gave it a "Best Buy" award and concluded it would make a great purchase.
One additional expert review site decided that this data projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this multimedia projector a "Highly Rated" award.
Expert Reviews Are Good
On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and itproportal.com this 15000:1 contrast ratio data projector has an overall expert rating of 85%. This means that data projector experts think this Viewsonic projector is one of the very best data projectors of this type and age.
Viewsonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews
Viewsonic is one of the top rated multimedia projector manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Viewsonic also has excellent reviews for its 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.
Good Product Quality
Several people who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Pcmag.com mentioned “The ViewSonic PJD6683ws delivers a bright, high quality data image” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert website Projectorcentral.com wrote in their Viewsonic PJD6683WS review “It's also suitably bright; it delivers near excellent data image quality; and it offers all the co”. Itproportal.com mentioned “The ViewSonic PJD6683ws delivers a very impressive and bright, high quality data image”.
Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned in their Viewsonic PJD6683WS review “In particular, both are built around a DLP chip with a WXGA (1280 by 800) resolution” and gave the Viewsonic PJD6683WS a score of 4 stars. Itproportal.com wrote in their review “Both projectors are built around a DLP chip with a WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution”.
Good Picture Quality
One Viewsonic PJD6683WS owner who purchased the Viewsonic PJD6683WS reckoned that it had good picture quality.
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Good Technical Features
One Viewsonic PJD6683WS reviewer reckoned that this projector had good features. Expert website Projectorcentral.com mentioned “The ViewSonic PJD6683ws projector delivers a more than attractive mix of features, starting with the native 1280x800 resolution” and rated the product 5 stars.
Supports Full HD
The PJD6683WS supports full HD. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the PJD6683WS do not support full HD.
We compared all the other data projectors which also support full HD to this projector and we think the Epson EH-TW5200[plb_1732117_price] is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The PJD6683WS has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.
We compared this data projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Epson EH-TW5200[plb_1732117_price] is also worth considering.
WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution
The highest resolution of the PJD6683WS is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD6683WS ranges from SVGA (800x600) to WUXGA (1920x1200).
Very Big Offset
With an offset of 130 percent, the PJD6683WS's offset is one of the biggest amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years. The offsets of projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PJD6683WS range from 13% to 130%, and the average offset is 96%.
Two Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Ins
The PJD6683WS is a two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in projector. Most of the other data projectors of this age and type only have one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in.
Very Bright Lamp Power (economic Mode)
The average lamp power (economic mode) of data projectors that are a similar age to the PJD6683WS is 850W. The PJD6683WS has one of the brightest lamp power (economic mode)s (5,000 Watts) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age.
Wired Connectivity Technology
This projector supports a Wired connectivity technology, which is the most commonly supported connectivity technology on data projectors of this age and type.
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Does Not Support 3D
Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the PJD6683WS support 3D, however the Viewsonic PJD6683WS does not support 3D.
We compared all the other data projectors which also support 3D to this multimedia projector and we think the Epson EH-TW5200[plb_1732117_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
Most 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PJD6683WS do not support wi-Fi. The Viewsonic PJD6683WS is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
This projector has been on the market for over four years.
Average Projector Brightness
The PJD6683WS has a relatively typical projector brightness (3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.
Average Noise Level
At 33 decibels, the Viewsonic PJD6683WS has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as the PJD6683WS.
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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
3,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
0.3 - 3.2
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Number of Colours
1.073 billion colours
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, PAL, PAL 60, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
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