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ViewSonic PJ501

ViewSonic PJ501
alaScore 78

6 reviews

May, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of ViewSonic PJ501. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the price. Some have doubts about the image quality and size.


size, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the ViewSonic PJ501 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Brian Nadel (

Service and support


ViewSonic PJ501

Very bright; projects a 25-foot diagonal image clearly; fast warm-up and shutdown times; three-year warranty.

Big and heavy; low contrast ratio; grays look pink.

Consider the ViewSonic PJ501 if you're looking for a very bright projector and a long warranty.

Sep, 2003

Expert review by : Richard Jantz (

ViewSonic PJ-501


Fairly inexpensive model complicates focusing and produces somewhat blurry text.

Fairly inexpensive model complicates focusing and produces somewhat blurry text.

Feb, 2003

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ViewSonic PJ501


The ViewSonic PJ501 looks suspiciously like the Hitachi CP-S317W. If both projectors have similar cases and lighted control buttons, that's because Hitachi also manufacturers the ViewSonic PJ501. Despite the PJ501's 1,500-lumen rating (the Hitachi...