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Sony VPL-EX295

Sony VPL-EX295 Projector

3300:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,800 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution Projector Brightness Built-In Speaker Release Date
Bring learning to life with this bright, energy-efficient, wireless-ready portable projector that has been designed in consultation with teachers and made for today's classrooms Combining superb... More
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7 Reasons For

Sony Projectors Have Good Reviews

Sony is one of the superior multimedia projector brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years, the VPL-EX295 has a built-in speaker.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-EX295 has one of the brighter projector brightness (3,800 ANSI lumens) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. Similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-EX295 have projector brightness of between 75 ANSI lumens and 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

If you would prefer a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Christie DHD600-G (£5,074.80) (5,950 ANSI lumens).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Sony VPL-EX295 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports than most of the data projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-EX295. This Sony data projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) port multimedia projector compared to most of the comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VPL-EX295 which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

With a service life of lamp in economic mode of 10,000 hours, the VPL-EX295 has a very long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-EX295. Comparable spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago have service life of lamp in economic mode of between 600h and 10,000h.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPL-EX295 range from 1W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 8W. At 16 Watts, the Sony VPL-EX295 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-EX295.

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Very Bright Colour Light Output

Across all the data projectors of this age and type the colour light outputs range from 1,800 ANSI lumens to 3,800 ANSI lumens. When compared to other projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the colour light output of, the VPL-EX295's colour light output of 3,800 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-EX295, the Sony VPL-EX295 does not support 3D image projection.

It is worth also looking at alternative data projectors which also support 3D image projection including the Benq SX914 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The VPL-EX295 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-EX295 also do not support Full HD projection.

Other multimedia projectors which also support Full HD projection that you might want to look at include the Panasonic PT-FX400U.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Sony VPL-EX295 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-EX295 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

It is worth considering other multimedia projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the Gigabyte BRIX Projector.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPL-EX295 have one HDMI port, including the VPL-EX295 which has one HDMI port.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-EX295

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony projector was released over two years ago.

XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-EX295 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-EX295 is £118, which is typical compared to the other projectors of a comparable spec and age.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Colour Light Output
Brightness in Economy Mode
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus Mode
Video
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Optical Disc Player
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
On Screen Display Language
On Screen Display
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
LED Indicator
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control

User Reviews

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Reviewed 11 October 2015 by Dr. Sound
Dr. Sound would recommend the Sony VPL-EX295 (Verified Purchase)

A good basic presentation projector. Sony went cheap on the lens cover. It doesn't even snap onto the lens. You must tape it on...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
Electricity cost when on standby £37.59
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Total running cost over 5 years £117.71
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony VPL-EX295uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242881792, 00272428817922, 04053162599215, 04905524983395, 05054629490129

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