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55

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Sony VPL-EW255

£488.85
A good value for money and 3 year old 2700:1 280 x 800 projector
2700:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 30dB Jul 2014
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£488.85
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£567.51
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Sony VPL-EW255 from BT Shop
£567.51
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£577.73
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£621.62
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£649.00
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Sony VPL-EW255 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EW255 number 81 across all projectors.
82
Very Good
39
Missing Some Features
47
3 Years Old
45
£115 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
55
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £115 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

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Ebuyer Business £488.85
Standard delivery: £4.19
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ODSI Online Digital Solutions £621.62 Go to Store
Bax-Shop UK £649.00 Go to Store

Sony VPL-EW255 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 961 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its projectors. Sony also has excellent ratings specifically for its data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this multimedia projector has an average price compared to other data projectors. We checked 1,099 data projectors and they range in price from £106 to £17,495.

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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 (£1,024.57).

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-EW255 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors, the VPL-EW255 does not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EW255 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 30 decibels, the VPL-EW255 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The quietest noise level of data projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EW255 in July 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-EW255 is typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPL-EW255 is £115.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplew255kit, sony 1280x800
Barcodes 00000011550585, 00027242881815, 00272428818158, 04053162599185, 04905524983418, 05052184657391

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