ViewSonic PA503X vs ViewSonic M1 review

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Rating 5 5
ViewSonic PA503X
vs
ViewSonic M1

It makes sense comparing ViewSonic PA503X vs ViewSonic M1 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, PA503X has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 5.3 for M1.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503X over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 250 lumens
  • 3D support

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over ViewSonic PA503X

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 260 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 5000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503X
6.6
ViewSonic M1
5.3
6
4
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503X
ViewSonic M1

Model

PA503X
M1

Brand

ViewSonic
ViewSonic

Reviews

2084
1859

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
854 x 480

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
WVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
24-100

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
250

Contrast ratio

22000:1
120000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
1.1:1 - 1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

32

Power consumption, W

260
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

2
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
6

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

Focal length, mm

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
0/32

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x 11 x 21.8/11.5 x 4.3 x 8.5
14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

2.2/4.9
0.69/1.52
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  • better
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  • 6.6
  • 5.3
  • 6.6ViewSonic PA503X
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1

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