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Sony VPL-FWZ60 Projector

£5,098.60
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 28dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
Sony data projectors have excellent reviews
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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Expensive

The cheapeast comparable spec projectors that were launched more than a year ago that we found costs £329 and the most expensive costs £19,033. We think that this projector looks expensive for a multimedia projector of this type and age.


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was March 2016 when Sony released the VPL-FWZ60.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-FWZ60 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of this type and age do have a built-in speaker(s).

Other data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Optoma ZH300UW (£3,846).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-FWZ60 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector do support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this multimedia projector and we think the Sony VPL-FHZ60 (£5,270.96) is also worth considering.

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Projector

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-FWZ60 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The average projector brightness of projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector is 4,100 ANSI lumens.

If you want a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Sony VPL-FWZ65 (£6,296.80) (6,000 ANSI lumens), or the Panasonic PT-DW830E (£6,064.80) (8,500 ANSI lumens).

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The VPL-FWZ60 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors of a similar age and spec to this data projector have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,800h. With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the Sony VPL-FWZ60's service life of lamp is one of the longest amongst similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPL-FWZ60 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this data projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Sony VPL-FWZ60 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this multimedia projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-FWZ60 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector is 27dB, the loudest is 48dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The VPL-FWZ60 has a quite quiet noise level (only 28 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector.

If you would consider a data projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the VPL-FHZ60 (£5,270.96) (28dB), or the VPL-FWZ65 (£6,296.80) (28dB) both from Sony.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplfwz60, sony c6dnzs00, sony c6dnza00
Barcodes 04905524996098

Sony VPL-FWZ60 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-FWZ60 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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