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Sony VPL-EW225
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Sony VPL-EW225 Projector

2300:1 WXGA (1280x800) 2,600 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Jul 2012
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9 Reasons For

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Data projectors produced by Sony generally have excellent reviews.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-EW225, the VPL-EW225 has a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon S-300.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800 (WXGA)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is the most frequently supported supported graphics resolutions on comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Sony VPL-EW225 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Sony VPL-EW225 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-EW225. 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-EW225 have digital zooms of between 2x and 4x, and the average digital zoom is 2.7x.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The VPL-EW225 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago. This multimedia projector is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector compared to most of the data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPL-EW225 which only have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 16 Watts, the VPL-EW225 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago. The RMS rated powers of 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 2W to 16W.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Resolution

The biggest native resolution of the VPL-EW225 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more native resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most frequently found native resolution. The worst native resolution of all projectors of this spec and age is SVGA (800x600) and the best is 1080p (1920x1080).

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Wired Connectivity Technology

This data projector supports a Wired connectivity technology, which is typical of many projectors of a similar age and spec to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The Sony VPL-EW225 does not support 3D. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also do not support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support 3D including the DELL S500 (£801.03) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EW225 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-EW225 also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The VPL-EW225 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-EW225 also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at other data projectors which also support wi-Fi including the DELL S500 (£801.03).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Multimedia projectors of this age and type have projector brightnesss of between 1,800 ANSI lumens and 3,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 2,900 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-EW225 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

If this data projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might also want to look at the Canon S-300 (3,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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High Running Costs

The VPL-EW225 has an average running cost of £136 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

With a projector brightness (economic mode) of only 1,500 ANSI lumen, the VPL-EW225 has one of the dimmer projector brightness (economic mode)s amongst 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Across all the similar spec multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago the projector brightness (economic mode)s range from 1,500 ANSI lumens to 2,200 ANSI lumens.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-EW225

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EW225 over four years ago.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Other Features
Networking Features
Connectivity Technology
Aspect Ratio

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £91.98
Electricity cost when on standby £43.49
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Total running cost over 5 years £135.47
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony VPL-EW225uses 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 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplew225, sony vplew225b
Barcodes 00027242274990, 00027242854130, 00151903394007, 00272428541308, 00679856035575, 04905524887457

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