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Sony VPL-EW348

72

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Sony VPL-EW348

£1,160.76
£914.99 £246 cheaper than 15 days ago
Sony VPL-EW348

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A fully featured but 2 year old quiet 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with low running costs but representing only average value for money
29dB 1280 X 800 3700:1 No Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-EW348 Education Projector
£914.99
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Sony VPL-EW348 XGA 4200lm RGB HDMI 3LCD Projector
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£990.24
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Sony VPL-EW348 XGA 4200lm RGB HDMI 3LCD Projector
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£990.24
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£1,151.77
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£1,208.40
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£1,513.64
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Sony VPL-EW348 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EW348 number 573 across all projectors.
51
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £82 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Longer than average service life of lamp

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 £1,160.76 to £914.99 in the last 15 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Sony VPL-EW348 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 711 owner and expert reviews (including 108 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £246 (21%)

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-EW348 is £82 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,068 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EW348 in September 2015.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-EW348 of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the quietest 11% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of data 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 Sony VPL-EW348 of only 3,700 is in the lowest 29% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all data projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EW348 of 4,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 24% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-EW348 of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 78% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EW348 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-EW348 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-EW348's bulb power of 225W is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 54% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Features Digital Keystone Correction

The VPL-EW348 features digital keystone correction, which is unusual. 93% of projectors do not feature digital keystone correction.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-EW348 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony c04yza00, sony vplew348, sony c04yzs00

Barcodes:

00027242889897, 04548736009790

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