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ViewSonic PJ359w

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of ViewSonic PJ359w. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the design and usability are overall positive. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas the size and noise get negative comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the ViewSonic PJ359w is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sift Ninja (

ViewSonic PJ359w


Over the past six years, the popularity of widescreen 16:10 format laptops has risen dramatically while the demand for regular 4:3 laptops has dropped. In 2002, 100% of businesses were using 4:3 laptops but within three and a half years 50% of this...

The PJ359w handles both office and home applications with little trouble and its variety of screen adjustment features let you get the best image quality every time - the auto keystone correction works a treat! It has some nifty features too, including...

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : PCMag Staff (

ViewSonic PJ359w


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Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Consumer Electronics Net (

HD capable projector has outstanding image quality

Feb, 2009

Product Specifications

The ViewSonic PJ359w ultra-portable projector is a performance leader with a rich feature set at an affordable price. The PJ359w is specially designed to be compatible with widescreen-format laptops and imaging applications. It delivers 2,000 lumens and 1280 x 800 WXGA resolution for crisp, detailed images in any lighting situation. Automatic keystone correction ensures your image is perfectly proportioned, while the preset screen modes give you the best possible picture for your projection surface. This impressive, portable projector features HDMI 1.3 connectivity and supports HD signals including 1080i. It's easy to set up and its direct off feature allows you to unplug it and go. The PJ359w is ideal for table-top or mounted use in the office, classroom or on the road.


Certification:UL60950-1/C-UL, FCC B, CE, DEMKO-GS, WEEE, RoHS, C-Tick, TÜV, GOST, CCC

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:WXGA
HD Image Format:720p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:2000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Max Image Size:7.6m / 760cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Max Screen Distance:11.6m
Min Image Size:0.8m / 80cm
Min Screen Distance:0.9m
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:LCD projector


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ViewSonic


Bulb power:180
Service life of lamp:2000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):3000

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):0.9 - 11.6


Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:1

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Analogue video signal:RGB Analogue, NTSC M, NTSC 4.43, PAL(B, D, G, H, I, M, N, 60),SECAM, SDTV/EDTV(480i/p, 576i/p), HDTV(720p, 1080i/p)
Aspect Ratio:16:10
Audio input:3.5 mini jack
Audio output:3.5 mini jack
Dimensions (WxDxH):274 x 205 x 59
Power requirements:100-240VAC, 50/60Hz
Resolution:1600 x 1200
Technical features:Customizable star tup screen and remote control buttons, eco mode, auto on/off, security (security password, transition detector, Kensington lock)

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Composite Video In:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:2


Power Consumption (Standby):5
Power consumption (typical):310


Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:2000
Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x800)

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2000hour(s)

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:M-NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL 60 / PAL-B/G / PAL-D / PAL-H / PAL-I / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:RGB

Weight & Dimensions