ViewSonic PA503S vs LG PH550 review

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ViewSonic PA503S
vs
LG PH550

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so ViewSonic PA503S vs LG PH550 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, PA503S has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 7.6 for PH550.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503S over LG PH550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 25-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 550 lumens

Advantages LG PH550 over ViewSonic PA503S

  • Lower power consumption, 60 W vs 260 W
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • 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
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

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ViewSonic PA503S
5.6
7.6
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503S
LG PH550

Model

PA503S
PH550

Brand

ViewSonic
LG

Reviews

1649
92

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1280 x 720

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
25-100

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
0.7 - 3.1/1.8 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
550

Contrast ratio

22000:1
100000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
1.39:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

34

Power consumption, W

260
60

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
TV tuner, Bluetooth sound out

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
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

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
1

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

Focal length, mm

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

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 10.9 x 21.8/11.6 x 4.3 x 8.6
15.2 x 2.5 x 10.1/ 6.9 x 1.7 x 4.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.54/5.6
0.4/1.4
ViewSonic PA503S
LG PH550
ViewSonic PA503S
LG PH550

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 5.6
  • 7.6
  • 5.6ViewSonic PA503S
  • 7.6LG PH550

The LG PH550 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check LG PH550 price