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Sony VPL-SW620C
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Sony VPL-SW620C Projector

3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 2,600 ANSI Lumens Jun 2014
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Bright, high contrast widescreen projector with easy installation, environmentally friendly features ideal for mid size rooms, with optional wireless connectivity Thanks to 3LCD BrightEra panel... More
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5 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Data projectors built by Sony are some of the best data projectors according to average user and expert reviews.

Supports Wi-Fi

The VPL-SW620C supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-SW620C which do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors which support wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Epson BrightLink 436Wi[plb_1875520_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec, the Sony VPL-SW620C has a built-in speaker(s).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many similar spec multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The VPL-SW620C has one of the longer service life of lamp (economic mode)s (8,000 hours) amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The service life of lamp (economic mode)s of projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPL-SW620C range from 230h to 20,000h.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the VPL-SW620C does not support 3D.

Alternative projectors which also support 3D that you might want to look at include the NEC NP-M311W[plb_1525270_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-SW620C, the Sony VPL-SW620C does not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the Epson 475Wi[plb_1778250_price], or the Hitachi CP-WX8255A[plb_1884022_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the VPL-SW620C has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the VPL-SW620C. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-SW620C is 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 8,000 ANSI lumens.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Promethean UST-P1[plb_2713404_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens).

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the VPL-SW620C have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the VPL-SW620C which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Across all the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-SW620C the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.1W to 330W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 170W. The VPL-SW620C has a fairly high power consumption (PowerSave) (240 Watts) compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-SW620C.

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Heavy

The lightest 3000:1 contrast ratio projector that is a comparable age to the VPL-SW620C is 230g heavy, the heaviest is 30kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of 6 kilograms, the Sony VPL-SW620C is one of the heavier multimedia projectors of this spec and age amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-SW620C

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-SW620C is £130 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 89 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years.

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Video
3D
Full HD
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
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
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.21
Electricity cost when on standby £43.49
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Total running cost over 5 years £129.70
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony VPL-SW620Cuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.64T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00000050479290, 04053162599314, 05013493250987

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