Sony VPL-EX276
Sony VPL-EX276
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Sony VPL-EX276

A 4 year old 3000:1 1024 x 768 projector with poor features
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 3,200 ANSI Lumens May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date

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Sony VPL-EX276 Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony VPL-EX276 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£99 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

Sony 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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £99 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

Sony VPL-EX276 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 962 expert and user reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX276 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-EX276 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EX276 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The Sony VPL-EX276's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is quite short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 21% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EX276 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in May 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-EX276 is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices, we estimate the VPL-EX276 will cost £99 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplex276us
Barcodes 00027242868335, 00272428683350, 04905524935714
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