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Sony VPL-FW60
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Sony VPL-FW60 Projector

£2,755.51
£2,630.40 £125.11 cheaper than 47 days ago
WXGA (1280x800) 28dB 5,200 ANSI Lumens 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Mar 2016
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The VPL-FW60 installation projector is ideal for a wide range of business, education and entertainment applications. The energy-efficient High Pressure Mercury (HPM) lamp source is teamed with... More
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7 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Sony is one of the best projector brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Sony also has excellent ratings for its data projectors.

Price Drop of £125.11

The price of the VPL-FW60 has dropped by £125.11 in the last 44 days.

Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-FW60 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-FW60 do not support full HD.

There are a number of other projectors which support full HD currently available which you might also want to look at including the Epson EH-TW7300[plb_3907801_price] which is cheaper.

Alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD that you might want to consider include the Epson EH-TW9300W[plb_3907802_price].

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Data projectors that were released in the last year have projector brightnesss of between 100 ANSI lumens and 8,000 ANSI lumens. The VPL-FW60 has one of the brighter projector brightnesss (5,200 ANSI lumens) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Sony VPL-FW60 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this multimedia projector). This projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 576 (WSVGA) and 1280 x 720 (HD 720) and 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

A 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) supported graphics resolutions is actually the best supported resolution amongst all data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-FW60.

A 640 x 480 (VGA) supported graphics resolutions is the worst supported resolution amongst comparable types of data projector.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The VPL-FW60 has a fairly long service life of lamp (economic mode) (20,000 hours) compared to most of the other new data projectors. The average service life of lamp (economic mode) of data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-FW60 is 8,200h.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of recently released data projectors is 22dB and the loudest is 40dB. The VPL-FW60 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 28 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth considering include the EB-G7200W[pl_3357441_price] (39dB), or the EB-G7400U[pl_3357442_price] (31dB) both from Epson.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-FW60 have a built-in speaker(s), however the Sony VPL-FW60 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at including the EB-G7200W[pl_3357441_price], or the EB-G7400U[pl_3357442_price] both from Epson.

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Does Not Support 3D

The Sony VPL-FW60 does not support 3D. Most of the other data projectors that were launched in the last year also do not support 3D.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support 3D which you might want to consider including the Epson EH-TW7300[plb_3907801_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most data projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-FW60 do not support wi-Fi. The VPL-FW60 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 1.6 times zoom factor, the VPL-FW60 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other new data projectors. Across all the data projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-FW60 the digital zooms range from 1.1x to 16x, and the average digital zoom is 3.1x.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the VPL-FW60 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-FW60. New data projectors have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Heavy

The average weight of data projectors that were launched in the last 12 months is 6.5kg. With a weight of 13 kilograms, the VPL-FW60 is one of the heavier data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the VPL-FW60 amongst data projectors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-FW60

Released Ten Months Ago

It was ten months ago when this projector was released.

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-FW60 is £138 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 81 data projectors that have been around for the last year.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The Sony VPL-FW60 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Specification

Projector
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC in (D-Sub)
Audio (L,R) in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Heat Dissipation
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £133.32
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
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Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £137.01
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony VPL-FW60uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.68T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony p238551, sony 1280x800, sony c6dqzs00, sony p238551p, sony c6dqza00
Barcodes 04905524996173

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