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Viewsonic PJD5123 DLP Projector Review

The Viewsonic PJD5123 is an entry-level DLP projector that's bright enough to satisfy most demands.

June 01, 2011
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Weight 5.7 lbs.
Video Mode Green Board
Video Mode Black Board
Video Mode White Board
Video Mode ViewMatch
Video Mode Brightest
Video Mode PC
Video Mode Movie
Video Mode User 2
Video Mode User 1
Display Technology DLP
HD No
3D Yes
Resolution Value
  • 4:3
Calibration Setting Reference Mode
Calibration Setting Color Mode
Calibration Setting Gamma
Calibration Setting White Intensity
Calibration Setting Color Temp.
Calibration Setting Contrast
Calibration Setting Brightness
Color Gamut Blue u' measured 0.1527
Color Gamut Blue v' measured 0.1958
Color Gamut Blue Error 0.044178049
Video Processing Setting Frequency
Video Processing Setting Tracking
Video Processing Setting H Position (Horizontal Position)
Video Processing Setting V Position (Vertical Position)
Video Processing Setting Zoom
Video Processing Claimed Function Adjust the timing of the projector relative to the computer.
Video Processing Claimed Function Adjust the phase of the projector relative to the computer.
Video Processing Claimed Function Adjust the image left or right within the projection area.
Video Processing Claimed Function Adjust the image up or down within the projection area.
Video Processing Claimed Function Zoom in and out the images.
Video Processing Our Impression Can improve moiré interference.
Video Processing Our Impression Can improve moiré interference.
Video Processing Our Impression As described. Can solve some problems with overscan.
Video Processing Our Impression As described. Can solve some problems with overscan.
Video Processing Our Impression As described.
Calibration Default PC
Calibration Default 36
Calibration Default 49
Calibration Default MID
Calibration Default 4
Calibration Default 3
Calibration Calibrated User 1
Calibration Calibrated Movie
Calibration Calibrated 40
Calibration Calibrated 49
Calibration Calibrated MID
Calibration Calibrated 4
Calibration Calibrated 3
Video Mode - What It Does For the brightest environment.
Video Mode - What It Does For computer or notebook.
Video Mode - What It Does For home theater.
Video Mode - What It Does For accuracy color performance.
Power Consumption Mode PC
Power Consumption Mode Brightest
Power Consumption Mode Brightest (Eco)
Power Consumption Average Watts 228.0
Power Consumption Average Watts 228.0
Power Consumption Average Watts 232
Power Consumption Average Watts 206
Power Consumption Cost Per Year $44.52
Power Consumption Cost Per Year $44.52
Power Consumption Cost Per Year $44.52
Power Consumption Cost Per Year $45.30
Power Consumption Cost Per Year $40.23
HDMI 0
Component 0
Composite 1
S-Video 1
VGA 3
Analog Audio In 1
Digital Audio Out 0
Analog Audio Out 1
Ethernet 0
WiFi No
USB 1
DLNA No
Other RS-232C
Throw Distance Wide Angle 64 inches 89
Throw Distance Wide Angle 80 inches 112
Throw Distance Wide Angle 100 inches 140
Throw Distance Wide Angle 120 inches 168
Throw Distance Wide Angle 140 inches 196
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 64 inches 98
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 80 inches 123
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 100 inches 153
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 120 inches 184
Throw Distance Telephoto Angle 140 inches 215
Screen Brightness 64-inch Projector Lux Level 1709
Screen Brightness 64-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 64-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 64-inch Moderate Yes
Screen Brightness 64-inch Bright Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Projector Lux Level 1094
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Moderate Yes
Screen Brightness 80-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 100-inch Projector Lux Level 700
Screen Brightness 100-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Dim Yes
Screen Brightness 100-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 100-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 120-inch Projector Lux Level 486
Screen Brightness 120-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 120-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 120-inch Bright No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Projector Lux Level 357
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dark Yes
Screen Brightness 140-inch Dim No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Moderate No
Screen Brightness 140-inch Bright No
Color Gamut D65 u' measured 0.1767
Color Gamut D65 v' measured 0.4713
Color Gamut D65 Error 0.021312203
Portable Type Yes
Business Type Yes
Home Theater Type Yes
Original Price 247.44
Internet Ready No
General Type
  • Portable
  • Business
  • Home Theater
Screen Brightness 120-inch Dim Yes
Video Mode - What It Does Memorize user 1 defined settings.
Video Mode - What It Does Memorize user 2 defined settings.
Manual Url http://www.viewsonic.com/assets/110/21627.pdf
Manual Text The Viewsonic PJD5123's PDF manual
Video Mode - What It Does For black projection screen type.
Power Consumption Mode User 1 (Calibrated)
Video Mode - What It Does For white projection screen type.
Manufacturer Name ViewSonic
Video Mode - What It Does For green projection screen type.
Manufacturer Url http://www.viewsonic.com/products/projectors/pjd5123.htm
Brand Name (ViewSonic)
Resolution SVGA 800 x 600 (4:3)
Color Gamut Red u' measured 0.4517
Color Gamut Red v' measured 0.5202
Color Gamut Red Error 0.002879
Color Gamut Green u' measured 0.1435
Color Gamut Green v' measured 0.5631
Color Gamut Green Error 0.018509727

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. 3D
  7. Viewing Effects
  8. Calibration
  9. Connectivity & Media
  10. Power, Noise & Heat
  11. Optoma HD20 Comparison
  12. Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 705HD Comparison
  13. ViewSonic PJD6531w Comparison
  14. Conclusion
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