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Sony VPL-EX242 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£63 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 33?
Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £63 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,040 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Sony VPL-EX242 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors
Based on 711 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Running Costs Are Average
The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-EX242 is £63 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,040 data projectors.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This multimedia projector was released in August 2013.
1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Resolution
The VPL-EX242 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the VPL-EX242 of 35dB is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 52% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.
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 Sony VPL-EX242's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 26% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Average Projector Brightness
The Sony VPL-EX242's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 54% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The VPL-EX242 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other data projectors. 76% of data projectors have a built-in speaker.
Average Bulb Power
The Sony VPL-EX242's bulb power of 210W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 64% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Sony VPL-EX242 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.