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Viewsonic PRO8520WL

A fully featured 5000:1 280 x 800 data projector
5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 33dB May 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Viewsonic PRO8520WL Review

With mediocre reviews and features,
50
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
18
$146 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $146 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 11% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
3D-ready
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Viewsonic PRO8520WL In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

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


Features

Has a Carrying Case

The PRO8520WL has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the PRO8520WL has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PRO8520WL does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL is 3D-ready. Most of the other projectors also are 3D-ready.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Viewsonic PRO8520WL has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PRO8520WL has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

At 5,200 ANSI lumens, the Viewsonic PRO8520WL has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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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 frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 2,000 hours, the PRO8520WL has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PRO8520WL is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This projector was released in May 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PRO8520WL is one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PRO8520WL will cost $146 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pro8520wl, viewsonic 1280x800, vs16370 pro8520wl, viewsonic w5200lm, part pro8520wl, part 1280x800
Barcodes 00766907829914

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