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Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors
Sony is one of the leading projector manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Sony also has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors.
Recent Price Drop of £361.35
In the last 59 days the VPL-HW45ES has dropped in price by £361.35.
Supports Full HD
The VPL-HW45ES supports full HD. Most of the other data projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-HW45ES do not support full HD.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors which support full HD currently available including the Epson EH-TW6700[plb_3812541_price] which is cheaper; or the Vivitek H1188[plb_3704602_price] which has better reviews.
We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the EIKI EK-402U[plb_3798180_price] is also worth considering.
1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution
This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors that have been around for the last year.
Quite Quiet Noise Level
The average noise level of comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-HW45ES is 33dB. At only 22 decibels, the VPL-HW45ES has a very quiet noise level compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec projectors.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The VPL-HW45ES does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other new multimedia projectors do have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the PRO9510L[pl_3888756_price], or the PRO8510L[pl_3737737_price] both from Viewsonic is also worth considering.
Does Not Support 3D
The VPL-HW45ES does not support 3D. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-HW45ES also do not support 3D.
We compared this multimedia projector to all the other projectors with a 3D and we think the Viewsonic PRO8510L[plb_3737737_price], or the Epson EH-TW6700[plb_3812541_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The VPL-HW45ES does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for the last year also do not support wi-Fi.
There are a number of alternative projectors which also support wi-Fi which you might also want to look at including the Epson EH-TW6700W[plb_3812542_price] which is also cheaper.
Very Dim Projector Brightness
Similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-HW45ES have projector brightnesss of between 100 ANSI lumens and 8,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 1,800 ANSI lumen, the VPL-HW45ES has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-HW45ES.
If this projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the EH-TW6700[pl_3812541_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens and cheaper), or the EH-TW6700W[pl_3812542_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens and cheaper) both from Epson or the EIKI EK-401W[plb_3798176_price] (4,600 ANSI lumens and cheaper).
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OK Running Costs
The average 1 year running cost of the VPL-HW45ES is £103 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 80 new multimedia projectors.
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I have been purchasing Sony products for over 30 years and this machine is just another reason why I continue to come back. The picture quality in the TV mode is incredible, not to mention dvd's... Read more…
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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