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Sony VPL-SW526C

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Sony VPL-SW526C

Sony VPL-SW526C
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An average spec and 3 year old moderate noise level 280 x 800 resolution data projector
35dB 1280 X 800 No 2,500 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
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Sony VPL-SW526C Review

With average features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony VPL-SW526C as follows:
58
Features
Average Features
40
Age
3 Years Old
35
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Sony VPL-SW526C In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

We checked 965 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in March 2014.

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Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-SW526C is 280 x 800. That's 78% lower resolution than a 1280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. 1280 x 800 is also found on this multimedia projector and is actually the worst resolution amongst all multimedia projectors.

A 4096 x 2160 resolution is the best resolution across comparable types of multimedia projector.

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-SW526C's noise level of 35dB is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is louder than 44% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-SW526C of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 85% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-SW526C has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The VPL-SW526C's service life of lamp of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 19% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-SW526C has a handheld remote control. 79% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 15W, the biggest is 580W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Sony VPL-SW526C of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is smaller than 70% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-SW526C does not support full HD. 65% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsw526cb

Barcodes:

00027242866676, 04053162938885

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