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Sony VPL-EW235
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Sony VPL-EW235 Projector

2700:1 WXGA (1280x800) 2,700 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
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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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6 Reasons For

Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Projectors built by Sony are some of the best projectors according to average user and expert reviews.

Reasonably Priced

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Aimee Gregory mentioned “Very good vaule for money”. Aimee Gregory also mentioned “Great projector for the price! Good quality, easy to set up”.

Easy to Use

One Sony VPL-EW235 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup.

Good Product Quality

One customer who bought the Sony VPL-EW235 wrote that it was good quality.

Good Picture Quality

One person concluded that the Sony VPL-EW235 had good colour saturation. Aimee Gregory mentioned on Amazon “Good colours and shapness” in her review of the Sony VPL-EW235 and gave it a very good rating.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EW235 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-EW235.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-EW235 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-EW235 also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-EW235 do not support wi-Fi. The VPL-EW235 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

The projector brightness (economic mode)s of similar spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years range from 20 ANSI lumens to 4,000 ANSI lumens. At only 1,500 ANSI lumen, the VPL-EW235 has a fairly dim projector brightness (economic mode) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-EW235.

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High Running Costs

The VPL-EW235 is in the most expensive 1% of all the multimedia projectors of this age and spec that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VPL-EW235 will cost £118 over 1 year to run.


3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-EW235

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EW235 over two years ago.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many projectors of this type and age.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EW235 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 2700:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Full HD
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DC-In Jack
Microphone in
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Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
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Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control

User Reviews

Reviewed 23 July 2016 by Aimee gregory
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Great projector for the price! Good quality, easy to set up and allign. Bright enough for most rooms (with curtains,) even with brightness on the lowest setting. Picture quality as expected for a... Read more…

Reviewed 25 June 2015 by Carlos Da Silva

Great sony.

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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-EW235uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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 00027242881808, 04053162599178, 04058829351779, 04905524983401, 05052184657384, 05054484665571, 05054533665576, 05054629489918

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