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Sony VPL-FX35

£1,287.96
Sony VPL-FX35
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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level XGA data projector, with average running costs but representing only moderate value for money
31dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Mar 2014
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ODSI Online Digital Solutions
£1,287.96
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£1,679.84
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Sony VPL-FX35 LCD XGA projector - 5000 ANSI lumens
£2,028.72
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Cherrywood AV
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£2,043.91
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Sony VPL-FX35 XGA LCD 5000 Lumens Projector
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£2,106.32
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Sony VPL-FX35 XGA LCD 5000 Lumens Projector
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£2,155.20
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Refurbished - Sony VPL-FX35D2 - Box Damage VPL-FX35 Clearance Product Damage. 5000 Lumens XGA (Refurbished) - on
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Purchase price £2,028.72. APR 14.9%.
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Sony VPL-FX35 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-FX35 as follows:
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
67
Age
3 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£89 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

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 data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £89 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
BrightEra technology
Very high brightness
Wide zoom range as standard
Wide lens shift range
Interchangeable lenses
Long lamp replacement time
Lamp/Filter replacement cycles synchronised
Lower power consumption
Multiple input types
Monitor output
Wide range of image adjustment
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-FX35 Video Reviews

Sony VPL-FX35 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 712 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £1,287.96 it is more expensive than 72% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-FX35 and the United Kingdom price of £1,287.96 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,000.00 (£1,377.80).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the VPL-FX35 is £89 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since March 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-FX35 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The VPL-FX35's noise level of only 31dB is quieter than 76% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-FX35'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 ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-FX35's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 80% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-FX35's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 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-FX35 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-FX35 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the VPL-FX35 of 275W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 73% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-FX35 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-FX35 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a DVI Port

The Sony VPL-FX35 has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Sony VPL-FX35

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