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Sony VPL-EX345 Projector

3300:1 XGA (1024x768) 29dB 4,200 ANSI Lumens Sep 2015
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The VPL-EX345 outputs powerful 4,200 lumens Color Light Output yet is designed to deliver a low total cost of ownership with its economical portable design and up to 10,000 hours expected lamp... More
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Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Projectors built by Sony generally have excellent reviews compared to other brands.

Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-EX345 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-EX345 also support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors which support full HD currently available including the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price] which is cheaper; or the LG PF1000U[plb_3372417_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the Sony VPL-EX315[plb_3301540_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EX345 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price] which is cheaper; or the LG PF1000U[plb_3372417_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

Other projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Benq MW727[plb_2572253_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the VPL-EX345 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA). Across all similar spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-EX345 the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 4096 x 2160.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-EX345 is 800h, the longest is 75,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 8,900h. The VPL-EX345 has one of the longer service life of lamp (economic mode)s (10,000 hours) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most similar spec projectors that were launched more than a year ago have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the Sony VPL-EX345 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-EX345 has a quite long service life of lamp (6,000 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-EX345. The service life of lamps of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-EX345 range from 1,500h to 30,000h.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-EX345 is 35dB, and the noise levels range from 22dB to 45dB. With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the VPL-EX345 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age.

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Acer H7550ST[plb_3837015_price] (33dB and higher rated); or the Acer H7550[plb_2821607_price] (33dB and cheaper).

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The VPL-EX345 does not support 3D. Most of the other data projectors of this age and type do support 3D.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D which you might want to consider including the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price]; or the LG PF1000U[plb_3372417_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago, the VPL-EX345 does not support wi-Fi.

Other projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The Sony VPL-EX345 is a one number of built-in speakers multimedia projector. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-EX345 have one number of built-in speakers.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-EX345

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector has been on the market for over a year.

Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-EX345 has a relatively typical projector brightness (4,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-EX345 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Specification

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Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Supported Aspect Ratios
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Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Heat Dissipation
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
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Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Input Frequency
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Power Requirements

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £107.68
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £111.37
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony stock, sony p230944, sony vplex345, sony c053zs00, sony p230944p, sony 1024x768, sony c053za00, sony 4548736004207
Barcodes 00027242888883, 00063825029991, 04058829196561, 04548736004207

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