Sony VPLSW536C
Sony VPLSW536M
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Sony VPLSW536C

A 2500:1 UXGA (1600 x 1200) data projector with average features
2500:1 UXGA (1600 X 1200) No 35dB Feb 2013
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Sony VPLSW536M Review

Average Features
4 Years Old
£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 39?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £97 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Sony VPLSW536M In-Depth Analysis


Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 961 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings. We also found that Sony has excellent ratings specifically within its data projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the VPLSW536M has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPLSW536M has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 6,000 hours, the Sony VPLSW536M has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age. Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The VPLSW536M supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPLSW536M does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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UXGA (1600 X 1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPLSW536M is UXGA (1600 x 1200). That's over eight times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the VPLSW536M has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The VPLSW536M has a built-in display. Most of the other data projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the VPLSW536M in February 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPLSW536M has an average 1 year running cost of £97 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vplsw536c vplsw536c, sony vplsw536m, sony vplsw536c, sony 8vkhzs00, sony 8vkhza00
Barcodes 00027242280045, 00027242861114, 00272428611148, 04053162599291, 04905524909333, 04923113166806, 05010490258015, 05013493230378, 05013493238015

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