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Sony VPL-EW295 Projector

3700:1 WXGA (1280x800) 30dB 3,800 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £117.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has excellent reviews for its projectors
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Multimedia projectors produced by Sony generally have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2014 when this projector was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EW295 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EW295 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also do not support full HD.

Alternative data projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the VPL-VW500ES, or the VPL-VW600ES both from Sony.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-EW295 has a pretty average projector brightness (3,800 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the VPL-CX236 (£1,102.42) (4,100 ANSI lumens), the VPL-CW255 (£833.36) (4,500 ANSI lumens), or the VPL-CW256 (£959) (4,500 ANSI lumens) all from Sony.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The VPL-EW295 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPL-EW295 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for more than two years do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EW295 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-EW295 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-EW295 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-EW295 has a relatively standard noise level (30 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector.

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Sony VPL-EW255 (£488.85) (30dB).

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 6,000 hours, the VPL-EW295 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Projectors of this age and spec have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,300h.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector range from 130W to 580W. With a bulb power of only 210 Watts, the VPL-EW295 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The average 1 year running cost of the VPL-EW295 is £118 based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 1% of all the multimedia projectors of a similar age and type.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242881822, 00272428818226, 04053162599192, 04905524983425, 05054629488126

Sony VPL-EW295 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-EW295 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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