ViewSonic PA503W vs Optoma UHL55 review

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ViewSonic PA503W
vs
Optoma UHL55

It makes sense comparing ViewSonic PA503W vs Optoma UHL55 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, PA503W has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 9 for UHL55.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503W over Optoma UHL55

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 1500 lumens

Advantages Optoma UHL55 over ViewSonic PA503W

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHL55
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 170 W vs 260 W
  • UHL55 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503W
6
Optoma UHL55
9
4
10
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503W
Optoma UHL55

Model

PA503W
UHL55

Brand

ViewSonic
Optoma

Reviews

1649
68

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-200

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 36
0.7 - 5.3/2.6 - 17.4

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
1500

Contrast ratio

22000:1
250000:1

Throw ratio range

1.55:1 - 1.7:1
1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
28

Power consumption, W

260
170

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
Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
8

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

Focal length, mm

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

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
21.8 x 13.4 x 21.8/8.6 x 5.3 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.22/4.89
3.9/8.7
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6
  • 9
  • 6ViewSonic PA503W
  • 9Optoma UHL55

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