Canon WUX-450 vs Sony VPL-FH36

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Canon WUX-450
Sony VPL-FH36

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Quieter noise level Edit
The Canon WUX-450 is a 38dB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Sony VPL-FH36 (40dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

3dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Canon WUX-450 has a noise level in economy mode of 32dB, however the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 35dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB louder).
Built-in speaker Edit
The Canon WUX-450 has a built-in speaker, however the Sony VPL-FH36 does not have a built-in speaker. Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

A lot lighter Edit
Canon WUX-450 is 5.9kg heavy, but the Sony VPL-FH36 is an 8.3kg heavy projector (2.4kg heavier).
53mm narrower Edit
The Canon WUX-450 is a 337mm wide projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 390mm wide projector (53mm wider).
3 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
9 Reasons For
700 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 is a 5,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 700 ANSI lumens brighter than the Canon WUX-450 (5,200 ANSI lumens).
7% bigger matrix size Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 is a 0.76" matrix size projector. That's 0.05" bigger than the Canon WUX-450 (0.76").
Brighter brightness in economy mode Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has a brightness in economy mode of 3,900 ANSI lumens, but the Canon WUX-450 is only a 3,460 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (440 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Vastly longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 is a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,500h longer than the Canon WUX-450 (3,500h).
25% bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 is a 330W lamp power projector. That's 80W bigger than the Canon WUX-450 (330W).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector. That's 3,500h longer than the Canon WUX-450 (3,500h).
Vastly bigger optical zoom Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has an optical zoom of 1.6x, however the Canon WUX-450 is only a unknownx optical zoom projector (1.6x smaller).
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Sony VPL-FH36 is two, but the Canon WUX-450 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
£2,197 cheaper
The Sony VPL-FH36 is £2,197.20 cheaper than the Canon WUX-450.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Canon WUX-450 is only 4,500 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 5,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (700 ANSI lumens brighter).
0.05" smaller matrix size Edit
The Canon WUX-450 has a matrix size of 0.71", however the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 0.76" matrix size projector (0.05" bigger).
13% dimmer brightness in economy mode Edit
The Canon WUX-450 is a 3,460 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector. That's 440 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-FH36 (3,900 ANSI lumens).
80W smaller lamp power Edit
The Canon WUX-450 has a lamp power of 250W, whereas the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 330W lamp power projector (80W bigger).
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Canon WUX-450 has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Sony VPL-FH36 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
More expensive by £2,197
The Canon WUX-450 is £2,197.20 more expensive than the Sony VPL-FH36.
7 Reasons Against
2dB louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has a noise level of 40dB, whereas the Canon WUX-450 is a 38dB noise level projector (2dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

9% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
Sony VPL-FH36 is 35dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 3dB louder than the Canon WUX-450 (35dB).
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Canon WUX-450 does. Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 is an 8.3kg heavy projector. That's 2.4kg heavier than the Canon WUX-450 (8.3kg).
14% wider Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has a width of 390mm. That's 53mm wider than the Canon WUX-450 (390mm).
Fewer sellers
Only 4 shops sells the Sony VPL-FH36, but 7 retailers sell the Canon WUX-450. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Four months older
The Sony VPL-FH36 is older than the Canon WUX-450 by four months.

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Date Released

40 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 116.97
Electricity cost - standby £ 4.42
Total running cost £ 121.39
Purchase price £ 4,471.20
Total cost of ownership £ 4,592.59
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.6T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
4,500 ANSI lumens 5,200 ANSI lumens
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Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
+-20 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
+-20 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.71" 0.76"
BEST
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
3,460 ANSI lumens 3,900 ANSI lumens
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.8:1
BEST
 1.8:1
Projection Distance
1.2 - 16.2 1.02 - 15.24
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 300 40 - 600
Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projection Technology
 LCOS
 LCOS

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,500h
Lamp Type
 NSH
 NSH
Lamp Power
250W 330W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,500h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6x
Throw Ratio
 1.39 - 2.51:1
 1.39 - 2.51:1
Digital Zoom
12x Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
0 - 60 0 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-10 - 10 -32 - 32
Aperture Range
2.8 - 2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
21.7 - 39 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio Input
 PC audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Output
 PC audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 2
BEST

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
38dB
BEST
40dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB
BEST
35dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 48 - 92
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
 Built-in speaker
Image Format
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
RMS Rated Power
5W Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.6W
BEST
10.4W
Typical Power Consumption
365W
BEST
460W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
295W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 35 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.9kg
BEST
8.3kg
Height
134mm
BEST
148mm
Depth
370mm
BEST
477mm
Width
337mm
BEST
390mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
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