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ViewSonic PJ501

ViewSonic PJ501
alaScore 76

5 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of ViewSonic PJ501. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price. There are some negative comments about the size and image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the ViewSonic PJ501 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Richard Jantz (pcworld.com)

ViewSonic PJ-501

 

Fairly inexpensive model complicates focusing and produces somewhat blurry text.

Fairly inexpensive model complicates focusing and produces somewhat blurry text.

Feb, 2003

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

ViewSonic PJ501

 

The ViewSonic PJ501 looks suspiciously like the Hitachi CP-S317W. If both projectors have similar cases and lighted control buttons, that's because Hitachi also manufacturers the ViewSonic PJ501. Despite the PJ501's 1,500-lumen rating (the Hitachi...

Product Specifications

The PJ500 is ViewSonic's ideal, go-anywhere ultra-portable projector. With a bright 1,200 lumens and 300:1 contrast ratio, this SVGA projector delivers clear, crisp images at an excellent price. The PJ500 offers a short focal length for versatility in any setting, digital keystone correction for a square image at any angle and zoom functions. Plus, the component video feature for superior video quality and eco-mode setting for long lamp life make the PJ500 the worry-free choice for the mobile presenter in a small conference-room, office or training-room setting.

Audio Output

Type:Speaker(s)

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:21.1cm/21cm
Height:6.1cm/8.4cm
Weight:2.4kg/2.5kg
Width:27.7cm/28.9cm

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:SVGA
Image Brightness:1200ANSI lumens/1500ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:300:1/400:1
Max Image Size:5.92m / 592cm/7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:800 x 600
Max Screen Distance:5.9m/9m
Min Image Size:0.76m / 76cm
Min Screen Distance:0.7m/0.8m
Type:LCD projector

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:ViewSonic
Model:PJ500/PJ501
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ViewSonic

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35

Other features

Analogue video signal:RGB analogue, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N, PAL 60, SECAM, 480i, 480p, 575i, 720p, 1080i
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Compatibility:PC & Mac
Dimensions (WxDxH):277 x 211 x 61
I/O ports:2 - 48000
Interface:RGB Input, Composite Video, S-Video, Component
Lens system:Manual zoom/focus (manual x 1.2)
Light Source:Lamp 150W UHB Compact, 2,000 hour rating
Power requirements:100-120 VAC / 220-240 VAC, 50-60Hz (universal)
Resolution:800 x 600

Performance

Horizontal scan range:15 - 78
Vertical scan range:56 - 120

Projector

Contrast ratio (typical):400:1
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:1500
Screen size compatibility:30"- 233" (measured diagonally)

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2000hour(s)
Bulb type:UHB

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:2.5