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Sony VPL-EW226

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Sony VPL-EW226

Sony VPL-EW226
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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector
38dB 1280 X 800 2300:1 No May 2013
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Sony VPL-EW226 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EW226 as follows:
72
Features
Good Features
61
Age
4 Years Old
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-EW226 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 712 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EW226 in May 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPL-EW226's noise level of 38dB is louder than 86% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-EW226's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,300 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The VPL-EW226's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 19% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-EW226 of only 3,000h is shorter than 79% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EW226 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-EW226 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPL-EW226 of only 210W is in the smallest 29% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EW226 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony VPL-EW226 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vplew226a

Barcodes:

00027242868328, 04905524935707

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