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ViewSonic LCD Projector PJ656

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 reviews of ViewSonic LCD Projector PJ656. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Comments about the image quality and design are overall positive. The size and usability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability and noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the ViewSonic LCD Projector PJ656 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 user reviews of ViewSonic LCD Projector PJ656 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Comments about the size and reliability are generally positive.

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This summary is based on the products: ViewSonic PJ656 XGA Projector 6.2 LbsViewSonic PJ656 XGA Projector 6.2 Lbs

Jul, 2018

Product Specifications

The ViewSonic PJ656 XGA projector weighs in at only 6.2 pounds but delivers powerful presentations with native 1024x768 resolution and an amazing 2, 100 lumens. Professional presenters will appreciate the full feature set including dual RGB inputs and HDTV signal support that allow you to connect two PCs or add a high-definition video source. The PJ656 sets up easily with its one-touch set up button and displays the perfect image in virtually any setting thanks to digital keystone correction, manual zoom and focus. The included remote control with mouse makes it easy to deliver a dynamic presentation that puts you in the best possible light. It's not just another bright projector. It's a ViewSonic.

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Dimensions & Weight



Display Resolution:1600 x 1200

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:2100ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:400:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:11.2m
Min Image Size:0.76m / 76cm
Min Screen Distance:0.9m
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:LCD projector


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


Bulb power:180
Lamp Type:UHB

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1.2
Throw ratio:1.5 - 1.8:1


Category of Accessory:Projector accessories
Product Type:Projector lamp


Number of built-in speakers:1

Operational conditions

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

Other features

Analogue video signal:Mini-Din 4-pin
Aspect Ratio:4:3
Audio input:3.5mm stereo mini jack
Audio output:3.5mm stereo mini jack
Digital keystone correction:± 15°
Dimensions (WxDxH):306 x 249 x 97
I/O ports:RGB-PC In(15-pin mini D-sub (x2)) / Out(15-pin mini D-sub), RCA jack (set), USB, 9-pin D-sub RS-232
Lens system:F1.7 - 1.9, f=18.9 - 22.6
Power requirements:AC 100 - 120 / 200 - 240 V, 50 / 60Hz
Video compatibility mode:VGA - SXGA (PC) / SXGA (MAC)
Video in:RCA jack
Video/data systems:RGB, NTSC M, NTSC 4.43, PAL, SECAM,HDTV (480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i)


Horizontal scan range:31 - 106
Noise Level:38
Vertical scan range:56 - 120


Power consumption (typical):290


Contrast ratio (typical):400:1
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:2100
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:4000hour(s)
Bulb type:UHB

Video Input

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

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