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Sony VPL-SW526C Projector

2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 2,500 ANSI Lumens Jun 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £136.75 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Excellent Brand

We checked 502 owner and expert reviews for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically for its 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-SW526C has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Ricoh PJ WX4130.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-SW526C has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector.

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-SW526C has a fairly standard noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector.

If you are not worried about having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the VPLSW536M (35dB), or the VPL-DX145 (£300.00) (35dB) both from Sony.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Sony VPL-SW526C has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-SW526C has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SW526C does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age also do not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the Ricoh PJ WX4130 which is also higher rated.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-SW526C has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,500 ANSI lumens) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The average projector brightness of projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector is 4,100 ANSI lumens.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth considering include the Sony VPLDX120 (2,600 ANSI lumens).

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-SW526C is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-SW526C does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the VPL-SW526C is £137 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 42 multimedia projectors of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 2500:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vplsw526
Barcodes 04053162938885, 05013493230385, 05013493238022

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