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Viewsonic PLED-W800

87

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Viewsonic PLED-W800

$659.62
Viewsonic PLED-W800
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An astoundingly economical to run and spectacularly high contrast ratio moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with very good features and a reasonable price
34dB 1280 X 800 120000:1 No Sep 2014
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Viewsonic PLED-W800 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Viewsonic PLED-W800 number 48 across all projectors.
94
Reviews
35 Reviews + 3 Awards
95
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
97
Running Costs
$20 Over 5 Years
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others.
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 projectors 2018.
This Viewsonic projector has running costs of only $20 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 5% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The PLED-W800 has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker
Very long service life of lamp
800 ANSI lumens with 120,000:1 contrast ratio for bright, sharp images
WXGA 1280x800 native resolution delivers stunning widescreen picture quality
LED light source provides up to 30,000 hours of usage
Small & light for easy portability
Short throw lens projects large images from short distances in small rooms
MHL-enabled HDMI input for easy connectivity to mobile devices
SD card slot and USB reader with media player support for photo, music, video, PDF, and MS office documents
SuperColor technology for true-to-life color performance
SonicMode delivers optimized audio performance

Viewsonic PLED-W800 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $659.62 it is still in the cheapest 29% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Viewsonic PLED-W800 of £515.72 ($515.72) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $143.90.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PLED-W800 is only $20, which is in the cheapest 5% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Viewsonic PLED-W800's noise level of 34dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 55% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Viewsonic PLED-W800's contrast ratio (typical) of 120,000 is very high compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 3% of all multimedia projectors when ordered 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 brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PLED-W800 of only 800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 5% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PLED-W800 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PLED-W800 of 30,000h is very long compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 99% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PLED-W800 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The PLED-W800 has a card reader integrated, unlike 96% of data projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Supports Full HD

The PLED-W800 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PLED-W800 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Viewsonic PLED-W800 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

viewsonic pledw800, viewsonic 1280x800, visipax 1280x800

Barcodes:

00000011551583, 00766907775723, 00779184220909, 00785123928577, 04913603163941, 05052184952175, 05054629709023, 07669077757236

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