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Sony VPL-FW60

73

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Sony VPL-FW60

£2,755.20
£2,448.05 £307 cheaper than 63 days ago
Sony VPL-FW60
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A fully featured and spectacularly quiet 1280 x 800 resolution 2000:1 contrast ratio projector, with alright running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
28dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Mar 2016
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Projectorshop24
£2,448.05
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Amazon UK
Sony VPL-FW60 5200 ANSI Lumens 3 LCD Desktop Data Projector - White
£2,462.89
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BT Shop
Sony VPL-FW60 5200 Lumens WXGA 3LCD Technology RGB DVI HDMI
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£2,650.87
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Sony VPL-FW60 5200 Lumens WXGA 3LCD Technology RGB DVI HDMI
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£2,650.87
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£2,656.80
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PC World Business
Sony VPL-FW60 - 3LCD projector - LAN
£2,813.49
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Sony VPL-FW60 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FW60 number 913 across all projectors.
57
Value for Money
Average
85
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
63
Running Costs
£99 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £99 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a handheld remote control

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £2,755.20 to £2,448.05 in the last 63 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Sony VPL-FW60 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 712 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings 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

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has very good features and is under 2 years old but at £2,448.05 it is more expensive than 87% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £307 (11%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-FW60 and the United Kingdom price of £2,448.05 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $3,448.85 (£4,783.21).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-FW60 has an average 5 year running cost of £99 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector was released in March 2016.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-FW60 of only 28dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Sony VPL-FW60's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 9% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-FW60 of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 85% of all projectors when sorted 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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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The VPL-FW60's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 12% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-FW60 does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-FW60 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 projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Sony VPL-FW60's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 76% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Sony VPL-FW60 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-FW60 supports full HD, unlike 63% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony c6dqza00, sony c6dqzs00, sony p238551p, sony vplfw60

Barcodes:

04905524996173

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