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Sony VPL-EW255 Projector

£488.85
2700:1 WXGA (1280x800) 30dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £114.50 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Projectors built by Sony are some of the best projectors according to average reviews from owners and experts. 100% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EW255 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 2700:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Projector

Very Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of data projectors of this age and spec is 2,900 ANSI lumens. When compared to other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to this data projector, the projector brightness of the VPL-EW255 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Sony VPL-EW255 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPL-EW255 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other 2700:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-EW255 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The VPL-EW255 has a quite quiet noise level (only 30 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this data projector. The quietest noise level of data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 21dB, the loudest is 45dB, and the average noise level is 33dB.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EW255 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

2700:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than two years ago have service life of lamps of between 3,000h and 4,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 3,600h. With a service life of lamp of 4,000 hours, the Sony VPL-EW255 has one of the longest service life of lamps amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

At only 210 Watts, the VPL-EW255 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as this projector. The average bulb power of comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 270W.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-EW255 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other 2700:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than two years ago also do not support full HD.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years, the Sony VPL-EW255 does not have a DVI port.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The VPL-EW255 has an average running cost of £115 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2700:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplew255kit
Barcodes 00000011550585, 00027242881815, 00272428818158, 04053162599185, 04905524983418, 05052184657391

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