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Sony VPL-FH500L
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Sony VPLFH500L Projector

2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 7,000 ANSI Lumens AC Mar 2014
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The VPL-FH500L's outstanding portfolio of features allows it to offer class-leading projection performance even in the most challenging of environments. Its 7,000 Lumens Colour Light Output... More
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Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each projector manufacturer. On average data projectors made by Sony have excellent ratings from owners and experts.

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VPL-FH500L the projector brightnesss range from 110 ANSI lumens to 10,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,100 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-FH500L of 7,000 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest amongst multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPL-FH500L.

If you are looking for a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Christie DXG1051-Q[plb_3022337_price] (10,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-FH500L is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution across all multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

An XGA (1024x768) projector native resolution is the worst resolution across similar types of multimedia projector.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors of this age and type have service life of lamps of between 200h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,200h. The VPL-FH500L has a quite long service life of lamp (4,000 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VPL-FH500L.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-FH500L does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most data projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPL-FH500L do not support full HD. The VPL-FH500L is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support 3D

The Sony VPL-FH500L does not support 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors that have been available for more than two years also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most data projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-FH500L do not support wi-Fi. The VPL-FH500L is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Expensive

We think this projector looks expensive compared to other projectors of a comparable age and spec. The price range of projectors of a comparable age and spec is from £397 to £8,160.

Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The VPL-FH500L is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-FH500L

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-FH500L has an average running cost of £131 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 85 data projectors that came out more than two years ago.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Sony multimedia projector was released.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 15 April 2013 by Stunko

I have the single lamp version of this baby that outputs 5200 ANSI lumen of bightness measured at the screen, and uses a single UHP lamp. Now, with 1x lamp you get 5200 ANSI brightness... with the... Read more…

Great picture quality
Difficult To Set Up
Hard To Use
Limited Compatibility
Unreliable performance
Reviewed 12 February 2013 by Tom

Excellent picture. Everything else is a mess. Control via ip ONLY if you use internet exploder on a windows machine. This is stupid. When working properly, control is sloppy. the programmer should... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £128.19
Electricity cost when on standby £2.21
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Total running cost over 5 years £130.40
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplfh500, sony vplfh500l

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