Sony VPL-FHZ65


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Sony VPL-FHZ65

£7,187.98 £360 cheaper than 33 days ago
Sony VPL-FHZ65
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A top of the range and astonishingly quiet WUXGA 10000:1 contrast ratio projector, with alright running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
28dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No May 2015
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Sony VPL-FHZ65 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FHZ65 number 908 across all projectors.
Value for Money
2 Years Old
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £120 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Longer than average service life of lamp
Bright, beautiful images with low running costs, minimal maintenance and flexible installation
VPL-FHZ65 laser projector is ideal for a wide range of business, education and entertainment applications. the powerful z-phosphor laser light source is teamed with sony's advanced brightera 3lcd projection engine to deliver extremely bright, detail-packed WUXGA resolution images with generous 6000 lumens brightness and rich, stable colours. constant bright maintains the same brightness throughout the 20,000 hours recommended life s
Laser light source allows up to 20,000 hours* of virtually zero maintenance operation without the worry of sudden lamp failures. A new automated filter system cuts the hassle of regular dust cleaning. near-zero maintenance needs are complemented by a range of energy-saving feature, significantly driving down total lifetime ownership co
Ring a stylish new blend-in design, tidy cable management and low fan noise, the vpl-fhz65 fits smoothly into almost any environment from academic institutions, corporate, medical training and public sector organisations to visitor attractions and retail spaces. seamlessly blend images from multiple projectors to create super-sized displays, or project accurately proportioned images onto angled or curved surfaces. mount the projector at any angle, even on its side or upside down. set-up's easier than ever with a friendly new installation m

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Sony VPL-FHZ65 In-Depth Analysis

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Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent features but is over 6 months old and at £7,187.98 it is more expensive than 96% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-FHZ65 and the United Kingdom price of £7,187.98 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $12,300.00 (£17,061.33).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPL-FHZ65 will cost £120 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in May 2015.


1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The VPL-FHZ65 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Sony projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The VPL-FHZ65's noise level of only 28dB is quieter than 93% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Vpl-fhz65's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 41% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-FHZ65 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-FHZ65 of 20,000h is longer than 94% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-FHZ65 does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-FHZ65 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Features Digital Keystone Correction

The VPL-FHZ65 features digital keystone correction, which is unusual. 92% of data projectors do not feature digital keystone correction.

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Has a DVI Port

The VPL-FHZ65 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-FHZ65 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplfhz65bj, sony 1920x1200, sony vplfhz65w


00027242886308, 00027242898271, 04053162934856, 04905524996036, 04905524996043

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