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ViewSonic PJ556D

ViewSonic PJ556D
alaAverage 4.6

7 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of ViewSonic PJ556D. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People really like the usability. The design also gets good feedback.

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On average, users rate this product 92/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of ViewSonic PJ556D from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The price also gets good feedback.

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This summary is based on the products: ViewSonic PJ556D DLP Projector- 5.9lbsViewSonic PJ556D DLP Projector- 5.9lbs

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ViewSonic - PJ556D


With the uptake of digital projectors for home cinema and games, as well as their traditional use in business presentations and slide shows, prices continue to drop. The latest trio of releases from Viewsonic start at ...

The PJ556D is a compact DLP projector at a very attractive price. It has a good specification, but isn't particularly good at handling moving images. It's aimed more at the presentation market, where it does well, rather than as a home cinema device,...

Jun, 2007

Product Specifications

The ViewSonic PJ556D projector delivers amazingly, crisp digital images only available from a DLP projector. Weighing only 5.9 pounds and delivering 2, 000 lumens and 2000: 1 contrast ratio, this portable projector makes it easy to deliver multimedia lessons in the classroom and dynamic presentations in the boardroom with dramatic effect. Advanced image processing, digital vertical keystone correction and optical zoom ensure the best possible image regardless of the setting. The PJ556D is flexible with multiple inputs and support for HD signals. Education and business users alike will enjoy making their presentations with the PJ556D.

Audio Output



Certification:UL, FCC-B, CCC, CE, NOM, PSB, CUL, ICES-003, Argentina GS, RoHS, IRAM, CB

Dimensions & Weight



Display Diagonal:285

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:2000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:2000:1
Max Image Size:24ft / 285in
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Max Screen Distance:33ft
Min Image Size:2ft / 25.2in
Min Screen Distance:3.3ft
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:DLP projector

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):215 / 250


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


Bulb power:200
Service life of lamp:2000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):3000

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1.1




Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:1

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Dimensions (WxDxH):10.1 x 4.02 x 8.78
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):10 - 90
Power Requirements:100-240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Projector power supply:100-240 VAC, 50/60Hz


Display scan frequency (horizontal):15 - 80
Horizontal scan range:15 - 80
Noise Level:36
Vertical scan range:50 - 85

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power consumption (typical):215 / 250


Keystone correction, vertical:15
Projection technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2000
Projector native resolution:SXGA (1280x1024) / XGA (1024x768)
Zoom ratio:1.1:1

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:2000hour(s)

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


Analog signal format system:NTSC 4.43, NTSC M, PAL, SECAM
HD-Ready: Yes

Video Input

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package weight:12.6