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Sony VPL-SW535C

Sony VPL-SW535C Projector

2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 3,000 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Mar 2014
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The VPL-SW535C offers simultaneous dual-touch annotation capability on the projection screen with the use of supplied pen devices and drawing software. Combined with its ultra short throw... More
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6 Reasons For

Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Sony has excellent average reviews for its 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors as well as across its entire data projector range.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-SW535C has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the VPL-DX126[pl_1618830_price], or the VPL-DX125[pl_2530473_price] both from Sony or the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is typical of many projectors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Matrix Size

The matrix sizes of similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-SW535C range from 0.55" to 1.8". With a matrix size of 0.75 inches, the VPL-SW535C has one of the bigger matrix sizes amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

At 2,000 ANSI lumens, the VPL-SW535C has a quite bright projector brightness (economic mode) compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPL-SW535C. Across all the similar spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-SW535C the projector brightness (economic mode)s range from 1,500 ANSI lumens to 5,600 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness (economic mode) is 2,100 ANSI lumens.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This 2500:1 contrast ratio projector received a rating of 60% from projector expert review site pcworld.pl. Experts are not sure about this Sony projector.

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type, the VPL-SW535C does not support full HD.

Other data projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the LG PB62G[plb_1488637_price], the Panasonic PT-DW740ELS[plb_1788305_price], or the Infocus IN8601[plb_1796831_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support 3D

Most 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-SW535C do not support 3D. The VPL-SW535C is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which also support 3D to this projector and we think the LG PB62G[plb_1488637_price], the Infocus IN8601[plb_1796831_price], or the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony VPL-SW535C does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-SW535C also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Bulb Power

2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-SW535C have bulb powers of between 190W and 400W. At only 210 Watts, the VPL-SW535C has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the VPL-SW535C.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The VPL-SW535C is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 1.05 times zoom factor, the Sony VPL-SW535C has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago. The smallest optical zoom of 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-SW535C is 1x and the biggest is 1.3x.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-SW535C

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this projector was released.

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-SW535C is £149, which is typical compared to the other 43 projectors of this age and type.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The VPL-SW535C has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-SW535C has a relatively average projector brightness (3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPL-SW535C.

There are a number of other 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available that you might also want to look at including the Qumi Q2[pl_1925642_price], or the D791ST[pl_1882397_price] both from Vivitek or the Sony VPLSX536M[plb_1482371_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the VPL-CH350[pl_2751969_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens), the VPL-CH355[pl_2577208_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens), or the VPL-CH375[pl_2574953_price] (5,000 ANSI lumens) all from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Matrix Size
Digital Gamma Correction
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
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Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
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Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Focus
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

(1)
19 August 2012

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.94
Electricity cost when on standby £55.28
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Total running cost over 5 years £148.22
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsw535, sony vplsw535c
Barcodes 00027242852044

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Sony VPL-CH355 vs Sony VPL-SW535C

Sony VPL-CH355 vs Sony VPL-SW535C
Sony VPL-CH355 Sony VPL-SW535C
£ 1,573.09
39% Cheaper to Run
One More USB 2.0 Port
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports
A Lot Shallower
Shorter Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Marginally Wider

Sony VPL-CH350 vs Sony VPL-SW535C

Sony VPL-CH350 vs Sony VPL-SW535C
Sony VPL-CH350 Sony VPL-SW535C
£ 1,218.53
Two S-Video Inputs
Two Composite Video in Ports
One More USB 2.0 Port
Two HDMI Ports
Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port
Significantly Shorter Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

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A Lot Bigger Lamp Power
2x Shorter Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Older by Over One Year
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