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ViewSonic PJ550 Projector

XGA Portable Projector
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The ViewSonic PJ550 Projector is a XGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,200 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. This projector was first available for purchase in January 2002 and has been by ViewSonic.


ViewSonic PJ550 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$1,759
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2002
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
1,200 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
300:1
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 575i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
150W UHB bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 4,000 hours
Lamp Model
RLC-150-003  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
5.0' - 25.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
52.15" - 308.04"
Throw Ratio
1.23:1 - 1.46:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 8'-1" and 9'-8" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.30" x 11.30" x 8.26"
Weight
5.3 lbs
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
210 Watts 100V - 240V
Features
Special Warranty
Additional Features
first year free Express Exchange

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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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