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ViewSonic PJ458D Projector

XGA Portable Projector
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The ViewSonic PJ458D Projector is a XGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. Weighing in at 4.9 lbs, this portable projector is bright and compact, perfect for business travelers, taking on a family vacation or just moving from room to room. This projector was first available for purchase in January 2006 and has been by ViewSonic.


ViewSonic PJ458D Projector Specifications

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Projector Central Highly Recommended Award
Highly Recommended Award

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Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$1,099
User Reviews
(5) Review this Projector
Awards
Highly Recommended
Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2006
Warranty
3 Years
 
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Brightness
2,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
2,000:1
Display Type
0.55" DLP x 1
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 4,000 hours
Lamp Model
RLC-014  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
3.9' - 32.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
31.20" - 312.00"
Throw Ratio
1.58:1 - 1.89:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-6" and 12'-7" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
No
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.80" x 10.00" x 7.90"
Weight
4.9 lbs
Audible Noise
36 dB  / 34 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
Power
250 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
Advanced video features deliver smooth full-motion video, while multiple inputs allow you to connect several display sources at once so you can give dynamic presentations.


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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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