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Sony VPL-SX226

Sony VPL-SX226 Projector

3000:1 XGA (1024x768) 30dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Jun 2015
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The wall-mountable short throw projector VPL-SX226 is suitable for using a projector with a white board. A Short Throw distance of 75cm for an 80 screen is good for limited space in a classroom.... More
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4 Reasons For

Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

On average projectors from Sony are rated 89%, which is in the top 10% of all multimedia projector manufacturers that we have assessed.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

We compared this projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Sony VPL-SX236[plb_3301501_price] is also worth considering.

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Light

The Sony VPL-SX226 is one of the lighter multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-SX226 (only 4.4 kilograms) amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The weights of similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-SX226 range from 3.4kg to 6.7kg.

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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 projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPL-SX226, the VPL-SX226 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for more than a year, the VPL-SX226 does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The VPL-SX226 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-SX226 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss (only 2,800 ANSI lumens) amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age. Across all the comparable spec projectors that came out more than a year ago the projector brightnesss range from 2,500 ANSI lumens to 6,000 ANSI lumens.

If this data projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the Sony VPL-SX236[plb_3301501_price] (3,300 ANSI lumens).

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Very Dim Colour Light Output

The Sony VPL-SX226 has one of the dimmer colour light outputs (only 2,800 ANSI lumens) amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The average colour light output of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-SX226 is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Dim White Light Output

At only 2,800 ANSI lumens, the VPL-SX226 has a quite dim white light output compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-SX226. The white light outputs of similar spec data projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-SX226 range from 1,800 ANSI lumens to 5,200 ANSI lumens.

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Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 210 Watts, the VPL-SX226 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPL-SX226 the bulb powers range from 200W to 470W, and the average bulb power is 270W.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Sony VPL-SX226 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the VPL-SX226 have one HDMI ports quantity.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

The Sony VPL-SX226 has a maximum maximum digital resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 17% less maximum digital resolution than a 1920 x 1200 pixels multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found maximum digital resolution. Across all multimedia projectors of this type and age the worst maximum digital resolution is 1280 x 1024 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1200 pixels.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-SX226

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the VPL-SX226 over a year ago.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

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

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Average Noise Level

At 30 decibels, the Sony VPL-SX226 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPL-SX226.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Sony VPL-SX236[plb_3301501_price] (30dB).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Heat Dissipation
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony p227081, sony vplsx226, sony p227081p, sony c01lzs00, sony c01lza00, sony 1024x768, sony kvplsx226, sony kvplsx226x, sony kvplsx226xg, sony kvplsx226xga, sony kvplsx226xgav, sony vplsx226tm1200, sony kvplsx226xgavi, sony kvplsx226xgavis, sony kvplsx226xgavisi, sony kvplsx226xgavisio, sony kvplsx226xgavision
Barcodes 00027242886476, 04058154054529, 04905524996197, 05013493260634

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