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Sony VPL-EX245

65

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Sony VPL-EX245

Sony VPL-EX245
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A very economical to run and good spec XGA 3000:1 contrast ratio projector
1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No 3,200 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-EX245 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EX245 as follows:
69
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

Epson 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 2018.
This projector has running costs of £59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Smaller than average bulb power

Sony VPL-EX245 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

Based on 712 expert and user reviews (including 107 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.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-EX245 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the VPL-EX245 will cost £59 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EX245 in July 2012.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-EX245 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-EX245 of 3,000 is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 26% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EX245 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 42% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-EX245's service life of lamp of 5,000h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX245 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-EX245 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the VPL-EX245 of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 33% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-EX245 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-EX245 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00027242854109, 04905524887426

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