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Sony VPLFH36/W
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Sony VPLFH36/W Projector

2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 40dB 5,200 ANSI Lumens Apr 2013
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The VPL-FH36 3LCD Installation Projector outputs high bright 5200lumens color light output, with native WUXGA resolution suitable for displaying today's high resolution computers and 1080p video... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 80% from altomdata.dk.

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We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each data projector manufacturer. On average projectors manufactured by Sony have excellent reviews from experts and users.

Supports Full HD

Unlike most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the VPLFH36/W which do not support full HD, the Sony VPLFH36/W supports full HD.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPLFH36/W is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution is actually the best resolution across all projectors of this age and spec.

An XGA (1024x768) projector native resolution is the worst resolution across similar types of data projector.

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Quite Big Matrix Size

With a matrix size of 0.76 inches, the Sony VPLFH36/W has a fairly big matrix size compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPLFH36/W. The average matrix size of 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the VPLFH36/W is 0.65".

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

At 330 Watts, the VPLFH36/W has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the VPLFH36/W. The smallest bulb power of similar spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 170W and the biggest is 4,000W.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

The average projector brightness (economic mode) of 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years is 3,100 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightness (economic mode)s range from 1,400 ANSI lumens to 5,400 ANSI lumens. At 3,900 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPLFH36/W has a fairly bright projector brightness (economic mode) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPLFH36/W.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPLFH36/W does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this type and age do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support 3D

The VPLFH36/W does not support 3D. Most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPLFH36/W also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the VPLFH36/W does not support wi-Fi.

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Not Cheap

2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years range in price from £397 to £8,160. We think that this Sony projector looks expensive compared to other 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

Very Loud Noise Level

When compared to other 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for more than two years, the VPLFH36/W's noise level of 40 decibels is one of the loudest. The average noise level of projectors that came out around the same time as the VPLFH36/W is 36dB, and the noise levels range from 28dB to 42dB.

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Very Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

At 35 decibels, the VPLFH36/W has a quite loud noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the VPLFH36/W. Similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the VPLFH36/W have noise level (economic mode)s of between 26dB and 37dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 30dB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPLFH36/W

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released over three years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPLFH36/W has a pretty standard projector brightness (5,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the VPLFH36/W.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
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
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
BNC Input Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Serial Interface Type
Audio (L,R) Out
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
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
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

Expert Reviews

(1)
30 May 2013

Det sker ikke hver måned, endsige hver dag, at Alt om DATA får tilbudt at teste en billedgengiver fra den topprofessionelle verden, men spændende er det at få mulighed for at se på billeder... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 30 March 2014 by Bilex
Bilex would recommend the Sony VPL-FH36 (Verified Purchase)

Purchased product to replace an aged Eiki. Was a bit skeptical to purchase as most of my previous purchases were Panasonic or Sharp products. The location of the outputs were a bit strange to me,... Read more…

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Lightweight
Solid Bright Clear
For Permanent Install

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplfh36, sony vplfh36b
Barcodes 00027242277496, 00027242277502, 00027242859685, 00027242859708, 00132017869643, 00272428596858, 00272428597084, 00998000694452, 04053162599239, 04905524904017

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