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Sony VPLFH500L

£5,467.20
£5,272.80 £194 cheaper than 14 days ago
Sony VPL-FH500L
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A fully featured and classic moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with moderate running costs but representing only moderate value for money
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2000:1 No Mar 2014
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Ivojo
£5,272.80
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ABS IT Services
£6,524.98
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Amazon UK
Sony 7000 Lumens LCD WUXGA Projector
£6,686.56
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PC World Business
Sony VPL-FH500L - 3LCD projector - LAN
£6,878.53
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Sony VPL FH500L LCD projector
£6,878.53
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BT Business Direct
Sony VPL-FH500L WUXGA LCD 7000 Lumens Projector
£6,920.05
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Sony VPL-FH500L WUXGA LCD 7000 Lumens Projector
£6,920.05
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Sony VPL FH500L LCD projector - 7000 lms
£7,076.96
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Sony VPLFH500L WUXGA 7000 Lumens LCD Projector
£7,314.97
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Sony VPLFH500L WUXGA 7000 Lumens LCD Projector
£7,314.97
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Sony VPLFH500L WUXGA 7000 Lumens LCD Projector
£7,314.97
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Debenhams Plus
Sony VPLFH500L WUXGA 7000 Lumens LCD Projector
£7,325.00
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ODSI Online Digital Solutions
£8,159.16
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £6,686.56. APR 16.9%.
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£7,314.35
£609.53*
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Laptops Direct
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Purchase price £7,314.97. APR 0%.
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£7,314.97
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Purchase price £7,314.97. APR 0%.
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Purchase price £7,314.97. APR 0%.
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Purchase price £7,076.96. APR 14.9%.
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£7,661.05
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Pay4later 12 months
Purchase price £7,076.96. APR 18.9%.
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£7,747.68
£586.67*
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Amazon UK
7.9% APR for 48 Months
Purchase price £6,686.56. APR 7.9%.
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£7,820.39
£162.92*
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Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £6,686.56. APR 16.9%.
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£7,926.66
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Paypal 18 months
Purchase price £7,076.96. APR 14.9%.
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£7,940.91
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Purchase price £7,314.97. APR 14.9%.
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£8,207.98
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Purchase price £7,314.97. APR 14.9%.
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£8,207.98
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Purchase price £7,076.96. APR 14.9%.
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£8,227.25
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Pay4later 24 months
Purchase price £7,076.96. APR 18.9%.
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£8,405.85
£320.76*
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Appliances Direct
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Purchase price £7,314.97. APR 14.9%.
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£8,503.94
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Laptops Direct
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Purchase price £7,314.97. APR 14.9%.
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£8,503.94
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Pay4later 36 months
Purchase price £7,076.96. APR 18.9%.
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£9,101.09
£233.15*
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Sony VPL-FH500L Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FH500L number 958 across all projectors.
84
Reviews
7 Reviews
51
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£94 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has average user reviews with 50% of buyers recommending this data projector to others. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £94 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
This Sony projector has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a handheld remote control
Bigger than average bulb power

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 81% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Sony VPL-FH500L In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Owner Reviews

VPL-FH500L owners on average rated this multimedia projector 70%. 50% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 712 user and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £5,272.80 it is in the most expensive 5% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £194 (4%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-FH500L and the United Kingdom price of £5,272.80 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $7,999.95 (£11,022.33).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-FH500L has an average running cost of £94 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in March 2014.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The VPL-FH500L has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-FH500L of 35dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 61% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The VPL-FH500L's projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 5% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-FH500L of 4,000h is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 57% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-FH500L does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-FH500L has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPL-FH500L's bulb power of 275W is in the biggest 27% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-FH500L does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The VPL-FH500L has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-FH500L is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Built-In Display

The VPL-FH500L has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

projectors vplfh500l, sony vplfh500ll, acer vplfh500l, sony p109913p, sony 9rmzza00, sony 9rmzzs00, sony p178634p, sony fh500l

Barcodes:

00027242799547, 00151903136928, 04053162599246, 04905524485318, 04905524689709, 05053959429205, 05054484330226, 05054533330221, 05054629233108

Sony VPL-FH500L - Other Projectors Worth Considering

Quieter noise level
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Ivojo 5,922.00

4,510.80
£762 Cheaper
145W bigger bulb power
1,500 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
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(6 reviews)
4,500.00
£773 Cheaper
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Audio T 4,500.00
£831 Cheaper
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4,200.00
£1,073 Cheaper
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27% bigger bulb power
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3,302.18
£1,971 Cheaper
Hugely better user reviews
Vastly longer service life of lamp
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Just Projectors 3,302.18
£2,072 Cheaper
74% longer service life of lamp
Cheaper to run by £16 over five years
Best Available Price
Ivojo 3,200.40

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