The Viewsonic Pro8530HDL is a DLP projector that is marketed for use by businesses and schools as well as being suitable for large venues and installation applications. If offers a rated 5200 lumens of (white) brightness and is equipped with a 1.6X zoom lens with vertical lens shift. It is equipped with an unusually large number of HDMI inputs (i.e., 4 total with 1 offering MDL support) as well as supporting optional (at extra cost) HDBaseT and wireless networking adapters. Wired networking is built-in. Traditional analog video and audio connections are also provided.
The Pro8530HDL received our "Special Interest" award for its combination of relatively high brightness, an excellent built-in sound system, great connectivity plus some special features including DICOM Simulation support. It offers good value with a less than $2,000 street price.