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Sony VPL-EW345

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Sony VPL-EW345

£937.96
£770.00 £168 cheaper than 37 days ago
Sony VPL-EW345

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A fully featured and highly rated quiet 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only moderate value for money
29dB 1280 X 800 3700:1 No Sep 2015
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Amazon UK
Sony VPL-EW345 Education Projector
£770.00
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Projectorshop24
£793.68
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BT Business Direct
Sony VPL-EW345 XGA 4200lm RGB HDMI 3LCD Projector
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£833.67
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Sony VPL-EW345 XGA 4200lm RGB HDMI 3LCD Projector
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£833.67
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£937.96
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £770.00. APR 16.9%.
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£842.29
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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Sony VPL-EW345 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EW345 number 550 across all projectors.
81
Reviews
1 Review
66
Value for Money
Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£80 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This Sony projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Networked presentations
Easier maintenance
Customised input naming labels
USB display function for easy one-cable PC connection
Dual HDMI inputs
USB media viewer
Remote control app for ios/android
Present wirelessly
Control and management from any networked PC
Quick go
Quieter than average noise level
Advanced energy-saving features
Energy efficient with long-lasting lamp life up to 10,000 hours
Powerful 16w audio
WXGA resolution
3LCD brightera technology
Present clear, bright images in larger rooms, plus flexible connectivity and low running costs
Longer than average service life of lamp
Brighter than average projector brightness
Quiet operation

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £937.96 to £770 in the last 37 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 70% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Sony VPL-EW345 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site altomdata.dk scored this projector 80 out of 100.

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Sony Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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 brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £770.00 it is more expensive than 53% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £168 (18%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-EW345 and the United Kingdom price of £770.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,189.95 (£1,650.34).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-EW345 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VPL-EW345 will cost £80 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since September 2015.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia 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-EW345 of only 29dB is in the quietest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-EW345 of only 3,700 is in the lowest 29% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Sony VPL-EW345's projector brightness of 4,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than 75% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The VPL-EW345's service life of lamp of 6,000h is longer than 80% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EW345 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EW345 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-EW345 of 225W is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 47% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The VPL-EW345 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have an air filter.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-EW345 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony c04tza00, sony vplew345, sony c04tzs00

Barcodes:

00027242888869, 04548736004184

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