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Sharp PG-LX3500 Projector

2000:1 XGA (1024x768) 39dB 3,500 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £159.92 Electricity cost over 5 years
Poor expert reviews
Inferior technical features
No way to control PC mouse with the projector's remote

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Good Picture Quality

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the Sharp PG-LX3500 had good picture quality.

Surprisingly Usable Sound System

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it had good sound quality. It Reviews.com wrote on IT Reviews.com “Surprisingly usable sound system” however despite that they only rated it 1 stars.

Inferior Remote Control

One person thought the Sharp PG-LX3500 did not have a good remote control.


Design

Near Excellent Data Image Quality

Two customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. It Reviews.com mentioned in their review of this projector on IT Reviews.com four years ago “Near excellent data image quality”. Itreviews.com scored it 6 stars and said on IT Reviews.com “The Sharp PG-LX3500 projector delivers excellent data image quality and a bright image”.

No Way to Control PC Mouse With the Projector's Remote

One customer who reviewed this projector said that it was not easy to use. It Reviews.com said in their review of this projector “No way to control PC mouse with the projector's remote”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PG-LX3500 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the EX51, or the EB-465i both from Epson or the Canon WX450.

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Video

3D-Ready

The PG-LX3500 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sharp PG-LX3500 does not support full HD. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this projector and we think the NEC NP-PA600X, the Panasonic PT-DZ680, or the Optoma EH503 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Sharp PG-LX3500 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sharp PG-LX3500 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector.

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Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

Projector expert review website IT Reviews.com scored this projector 60%. The projector expert review sites don't rate this multimedia projector that highly.


Features

Inferior Technical Features

One person who reviewed this projector said that it did not have good features. Four years ago expert review site Itreviews.com wrote in their review of this projector “It’s a little weak on convenience features, like providing every connector you could possibly want.”.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Sharp PG-LX3500 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this multimedia projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Quite Loud Noise Level

At 39 decibels, the PG-LX3500 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago. The quietest noise level of 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 28dB and the loudest is 54dB.

There are a number of other 39dB noise level data projectors currently available that you might also want to look at including the Panasonic PT-DX810, or the Epson PowerLite 935W (£727.39) which has better reviews.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the PG-LX3500 is £160 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 89 multimedia projectors of this type and age.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sharp released the PG-LX3500 in April 2017.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens, the PG-LX3500 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available including the Ricoh PJ WX5350N which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the WUX400ST (4,000 ANSI lumens), or the WUX-400 (4,000 ANSI lumens) both from Canon or the Epson PowerLite 935W (£727.39) (3,700 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sharp pglx3500
Barcodes 00074000374300

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