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Sony VPL-EX345

71

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Sony VPL-EX345

£689.00
Sony VPL-EX345
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A fully featured but slightly out of date quiet XGA data projector, with low running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
29dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-EX345 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX345 number 795 across all projectors.
51
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£81 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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 multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £81 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:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp

Sony VPL-EX345 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 711 user and expert reviews (including 108 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-EX345 is £81, which is typical compared to the other 2,068 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in September 2015.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-EX345 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the VPL-EX345 of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 11% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Sony VPL-EX345's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,300 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 71% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-EX345 of 4,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than 76% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX345 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-EX345's service life of lamp of 6,000h is in the longest 22% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EX345 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-EX345's bulb power of 225W is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 54% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-EX345 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 vplex345, sony c053zs00, sony c053za00

Barcodes:

00027242888883, 00063825029991, 04548736004207

Sony VPL-EX345

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