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Sony VPL-EW246

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Sony VPL-EW246

Sony VPL-EW246

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A 4 year old and average spec 280 x 800 resolution 2300:1 contrast ratio projector, with OK running costs
1280 X 800 2300:1 No 3,100 ANSI Lumens May 2013
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Sony VPL-EW246 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EW246 as follows:
41
Features
Average Features
25
Age
4 Years Old
57
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
31
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 32?

Epson 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £70 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,894 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Very short service life of lamp

Sony VPL-EW246 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 659 expert and user reviews (including 94 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-EW246 is £70, which is typical compared to the other 1,894 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in May 2013.

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Features

280 X 800 Resolution

The VPL-EW246 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). Projectors resolutions range from DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-EW246's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,300 is lower than 83% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-EW246's projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 58% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,900h. The Sony VPL-EW246's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 82% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EW246 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-EW246's bulb power of 210W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 36% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-EW246 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the VPL-EW246 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00027242868311, 00272428683114, 04905524935691

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