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Sony VPL-SX225 Projector

3000:1 XGA (1024x768) 2,700 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Feb 2014
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The VPL-SX225 short throw projector has a number of features to present high quality images while keeping low TCO. The projector also needs only 75cm to display a large 80-inch image on the... More
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9 Reasons For

Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Projectors from Sony have an average rating of 89%, which is in the top 10% of all data projector brands that we have analysed.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago, the Sony VPL-SX225 has a built-in speaker(s).

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 720 (HD 720)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA), which is typical of many data projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Matrix Size

The average matrix size of projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPL-SX225 is 0.61", and the matrix sizes range from 0.55" to 0.75". With a matrix size of 0.63 inches, the VPL-SX225 has one of the bigger matrix sizes amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The VPL-SX225 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years. This multimedia projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector compared to most of the data projectors that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Sony VPL-SX225 has a very long service life of lamp (economic mode) (10,000 hours) compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years. Multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPL-SX225 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 230h and 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 5,700h.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 6,000 hours, the VPL-SX225 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPL-SX225. Across all the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPL-SX225 the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,400h.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-SX225, the Sony VPL-SX225 does not support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support 3D including the NEC NP-M311W[plb_1525270_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SX225 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age also do not support full HD.

It is worth also looking at alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the Epson 475Wi[plb_1778250_price], or the Hitachi CP-WX8255A[plb_1884022_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of this age and spec do not support wi-Fi. The VPL-SX225 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also support wi-Fi which you might also want to look at including the Epson BrightLink 436Wi[plb_1875520_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

The Sony VPL-SX225 has a fairly dim projector brightness (economic mode) (only 1,600 ANSI lumen) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. The dimmest projector brightness (economic mode) of comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the VPL-SX225 is 1,500 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 4,400 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The VPL-SX225 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 210 Watts) amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Across all the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-SX225 the bulb powers range from 140W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 240W.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-SX225

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-SX225 has an average running cost of £117 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 89 projectors of this age and type.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released over three years ago.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-SX225 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-SX225 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including the NEC NP-M271X[plb_1525269_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Promethean UST-P1[plb_2713404_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens), the Sony VPL-SW235[plb_2284441_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens), or the Hitachi CP-CW300WN[plb_2411979_price] (3,100 ANSI lumens).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Colour Light Output
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Heat Dissipation
Air Filter
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Other Operating Systems Supported
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.44
Electricity cost when on standby £36.12
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Total running cost over 5 years £116.56
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242869172, 04058154051078, 04905524938913

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