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Sony VPL-EW255

79

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Sony VPL-EW255

£488.85
Sony VPL-EW255
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A top-value and fully featured quiet 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with OK running costs
30dB 1280 X 800 2700:1 No Jul 2014
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Sony Vpl-EW255, E Series, Education Projector - 3200lms
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Sony VPL-EW255 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EW255 number 442 across all projectors.
92
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Age
3 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£93 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

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 data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £93 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

Sony VPL-EW255 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 712 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Brilliant Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old. However at £488.85 it is still cheaper than 73% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-EW255 and the United Kingdom price of £488.85 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $789.95 (£1,087.21).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-EW255 has an average running cost of £93 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EW255 in July 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-EW255 of only 30dB is quieter than 82% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-EW255 of only 2,700 is in the lowest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EW255 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 49% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EW255 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-EW255 of 4,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EW255 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-EW255's bulb power of 210W is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 64% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Sony VPL-EW255 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony 900000134848, sony 9rl4za00, sony 9rl4zs00, sony vplew255

Barcodes:

00027242881815, 00272428818158, 04053162599185, 04905524983418, 05052184657391, 05054629490051

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