Sharp PG-LX3500
Sharp PG-LX3500
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Sharp PG-LX3500

A 4 year old 2000:1 1024 x 768 projector with moderate reviews but not very good features
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 39dB Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Sharp PG-LX3500 Review

With average reviews and mediocre features, we have scored the Sharp PG-LX3500 as follows for Summary.
1 Review
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£160 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 30?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £160 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Sharp projector is missing some features:
Fairly loud noise level
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Sharp PG-LX3500 In-Depth Analysis


Poor Expert Reviews

This data projector received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from IT If all the projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this multimedia projector is in the bottom 7%.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the PG-LX3500 of 39dB is fairly loud compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 10% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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The PG-LX3500 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sharp PG-LX3500 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most data projectors. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PG-LX3500 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PG-LX3500 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PG-LX3500 of 3,500 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 62% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in January 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on passable energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PG-LX3500 is £160, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sharp pglx3500
Barcodes 00074000374300
Much better expert reviews
Cheaper to run by £36.05
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
Older by over one year
3 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
Quieter noise level
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18% cheaper to run
A bit bigger bulb power
Older by three months
Expert reviews are hugely better
40% brighter projector brightness
80W bigger bulb power
40% higher running costs over five years
40% brighter projector brightness
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2dB quieter noise level