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Sony VPL-SX235 Projector

3000:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,200 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Feb 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Supported Graphics Resolutions Release Date
The VPL-SX235 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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8 Reasons For

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Projectors manufactured by Sony are some of the best projectors according to average user and expert reviews.

Low Running Costs

The VPL-SX235 has an average 1 year running cost of only £85 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 17% of all 89 multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-SX235 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA), which is the most commonly supported supported graphics resolutions on 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The average service life of lamp (economic mode) of data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-SX235 is 5,700h. With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000 hours, the Sony VPL-SX235 has one of the longer service life of lamp (economic mode)s amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-SX235 has one of the longer service life of lamps (6,000 hours) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The service life of lamps of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-SX235 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 projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on data projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This multimedia projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago, the VPL-SX235 does not support 3D.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support 3D which you might want to consider including the NEC NP-M311W[plb_1525270_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SX235 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-SX235 also do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at including the Hitachi CP-WX8255A[plb_1884022_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The VPL-SX235 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-SX235 also do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Epson BrightLink 436Wi[plb_1875520_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago the bulb powers range from 140W to 400W. At only 210 Watts, the Sony VPL-SX235 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-SX235.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-SX235

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Sony released the VPL-SX235.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-SX235 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The Sony VPL-SX235 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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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
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)
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

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £80.44
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £84.13
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0.42T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00012304888901, 00027242869141, 04905524938883

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