Viewsonic introduced five new projectors yesterday aimed at educators and business types. The projectors included the PJ557D, PJ559D, PJ560D, PJ551D and PJ260D. The new projectors all include Texas Instruments’ BrilliantColor Technology for more lifelike and brilliant images.
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The PJ557D, PJ559D, and PJ560D are aimed at use in schools and universities where budgets are tight and high-performance is needed. The projectors retail for $799, $899, and $1099 respectively. All three are plug-and-play and have a lamp life of up to 4,000 hours. An integrated RS232port allows remote access by PC and feature a pair of built-in 5-watt speakers. All projectors share a 1024 x 768 resolution and vary in how bright they are. The PJ557D is 2200 lumens, the PJ559D is 2700 lumens and the PJ560D is 3200 lumens.
The PJ551D projector is the most budget friendly of the five models with a MSRP of $649 and has 2200 lumens of brightness. The contrast ratio is 2000:1 and the resolution is 1024 x 768. The final projector is the PJ260D aimed at on-the-go business users. The MSRP is $999, the resolution is 1024 x 768 with 2000 lumens of brightness, and a 2000:1 contrast ratio packaged in a small and mobile design.