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Sony VPL-SX226 Projector

£527.34
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) 30dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Jun 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
Sony has excellent reviews for its data projectors
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

On average projectors made by Sony are rated 89 out of 100, which is in the top 5% of all projector manufacturers that we have assessed. 100% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when Sony released the VPL-SX226.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-SX226 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this projector and we think the Sony VPL-SX236 (£640.45) is also worth considering.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-SX226 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector is 2,700 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 10,000 ANSI lumens. At only 2,800 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-SX226 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the NEC M311W (£577.98) (3,100 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-SX226 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Sony VPL-SX226 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other data projectors of this type and age also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The VPL-SX226 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-SX226 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-SX226 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-SX226 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

Across all the data projectors of a comparable type and age to this multimedia projector the noise levels range from 28dB to 39dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the VPL-SX226 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

Other data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Sony VPL-SX236 (£640.45) (30dB).

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 210 Watts, the Sony VPL-SX226 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched more than a year ago. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors that were released one year ago range from 180W to 470W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony c01lza00, sony vplsx226, sony 1024x768, sony c01lzs00, sony p227081p
Barcodes 00027242886476, 04058154054529, 04905524996197, 05013493260634

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