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Viewsonic PRO8600 Projector

15000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB 6,000 ANSI Lumens Dec 2012
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The ViewSonic Pro8600 is an advanced high brightness DLP installation projector which includes BrilliantColor technology to produce vibrant and vivid colors. The Pro8600 delivers 6,000 ANSI lumens... More
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Viewsonic Pro8600 Review
ViewSonic PRO8600 High Bright XGA DLP Installation Projector with 6,000 ANSI Lumens, 80 Quick Review

8 Reasons For

Viewsonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Viewsonic has excellent average ratings for its 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors as well as across its entire multimedia projector range compared to other brands.

Supports Full HD

The PRO8600 supports full HD. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the PRO8600 do not support full HD.

Alternative data projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to look at include the Viewsonic PJD7820HD[plb_1536139_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the PRO8600, the PRO8600 has a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors of this spec and age is 700 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,200 ANSI lumens. At 6,000 ANSI lumens, the PRO8600 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PRO8600, the Viewsonic PRO8600's RMS rated power of 20 Watts is one of the highest. Data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PRO8600 have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 30W.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other projectors of this age and spec only have one number of built-in speakers, however the Viewsonic PRO8600 has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Viewsonic PRO8600 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector. Most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the PRO8600 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PRO8600 range from 190W to 2,400W. At 350 Watts, the Viewsonic PRO8600 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PRO8600.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The PRO8600 does not support 3D, unlike most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PRO8600.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of a similar type and age to the PRO8600 do not support wi-Fi. The PRO8600 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 3,000 hours, the PRO8600 has one of the shortest service life of lamp (economic mode)s amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The service life of lamp (economic mode)s of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PRO8600 range from 3,000h to 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 5,900h.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PRO8600 range from 2,000h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,700h. The Viewsonic PRO8600 has a quite short service life of lamp (only 2,500 hours) compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PRO8600.

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Heavy

The weights of data projectors of a similar spec and age to the PRO8600 range from 1.3kg to 27kg. The PRO8600 is one of the heavier 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the PRO8600 (3.9 kilograms) amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

With a noise level (economic mode) of 32 decibels, the PRO8600 has a fairly loud noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PRO8600. Projectors of this age and spec have noise level (economic mode)s of between 26dB and 35dB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic PRO8600

Released Over Four Years Ago

Viewsonic released the PRO8600 over four years ago.

Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the Viewsonic PRO8600 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might want to consider the Viewsonic PJD5533W[plb_1500188_price] (33dB).

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Specification

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Keystone Correction, Vertical
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Projection Technology
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Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Focus
Video
3D
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
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Operational Conditions
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Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight
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Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

22 May 2014

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Very bright
Fourway laptop hookup
BrilliantColor
Laser pointer in remote
Four, way laptop hook, up
Loudness
Optional WiFi dongle
Poor USB file support
XGA resolution
Single HDMI slot

User Reviews

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Reviewed 24 February 2014 by Right of Rockies
Right of Rockies would recommend the ViewSonic Pro 8600

We purchased three of these projectors to install in a church auditorium. The results were stunning. The Pro8600 brightness and contrast ratio is fantastic. No matter what level the house lights... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $98.70
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Total running cost over 5 years $98.70
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00704364196002, 00766907644814

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