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Viewsonic PRO8530HDL

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Viewsonic PRO8530HDL
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A good spec but only moderate value for money moderate noise level 1080p projector, with satisfactory running costs
33dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 5000:1 No May 2016
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Viewsonic PRO8530HDL Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Viewsonic PRO8530HDL number 630 across all projectors.
69
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$110 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Network management
SonicExpert technology powerful sound qualify
SuperColor best in class colour accuracy
Full HD with 3d blu-ray ready the finest picture quality
4 x HDMI inputs
Power cable lock
Easy lamp access for quick disassembly
4-in-1 power button
Cable management hood for a neat exterior
Optional viewsonic hdbaset dongle
PortAll: secure mhl/hdmi port with built-in micro USB cable
Easy-Access top cover for easy maintenance
Brighter than average projector brightness
- intuitive form
"Flex-In" design for flexible integration
Centred lens
4-Corner adjustment advanced image correction capabilities
Horizontal and vertical (auto) keystone
Wide 1.6x optical zoom
Vertical lens shift
Sealed optical engine dust-free and well-maintained image quality
Programmable remote control
Very short service life of lamp
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Viewsonic PRO8530HDL In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,751.46 it is in the most expensive 22% of projectors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Viewsonic PRO8530HDL of £1,254.00 ($1,254.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $497.46.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PRO8530HDL is $110, which makes it one of the least economic to run data projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The PRO8530HDL has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The Viewsonic PRO8530HDL's noise level of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 64% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PRO8530HDL's contrast ratio (typical) of only 5,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PRO8530HDL of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 85% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PRO8530HDL of only 2,000h is in the shortest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Viewsonic PRO8530HDL has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Viewsonic PRO8530HDL has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Viewsonic PRO8530HDL has a zoom capability. 91% of multimedia projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Supports Full HD

The PRO8530HDL supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The PRO8530HDL is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Viewsonic PRO8530HDL is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prpro8530hdl, viewsonic pro8530hdl, viewsonic 1920x1080, bluetech pro8530hdl, visipax pro8530hdl

Barcodes:

00766907830019, 00779177283089, 00779184220466

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