Sony VPL-FWZ65
Sony VPL-FWZ65
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Sony VPL-FWZ65

A relatively new 10000:1 280 x 800 data projector with satisfactory features and one of the loudest noise levels on the market
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 28dB Mar 2016
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Sony VPL-FWZ65 Review

Released 1 year ago but with mediocre features, we have scored the Sony VPL-FWZ65 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
17 Months Old
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Why Has it Scored 41?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Has a DVI port
Does not support full HD
Does not have a built-in speaker

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Sony VPL-FWZ65 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 962 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent reviews for its data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £4,620.00 it is more expensive than 93% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-FWZ65 and the United Kingdom price of £4,620.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $6,497.99 (£8,459.08).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-FWZ65's service life of lamp of 20,000h is in the longest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-FWZ65 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The VPL-FWZ65 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-FWZ65 does not have a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Sony VPL-FWZ65 of only 28dB is in the quietest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-FWZ65 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 11% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The VPL-FWZ65 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Amongst comparable types of data projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released 17 Months Ago

This data projector was released in March 2016.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony c6dmzs00, sony c6dmza00, sony screen
Barcodes 00000090254000, 04905524996074
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