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Sony VPLSX536M

68

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Sony VPLSX536M

Sony VPLSX536M
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A remarkably quiet and fully featured 1280 x 800 resolution 2500:1 contrast ratio projector, with alright running costs
28dB 1280 X 800 2500:1 No Feb 2013
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Sony VPLSX536M Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Sony VPLSX536M as follows:
83
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Low total cost of ownership
Ease of operation
Bright, clear presentations

Sony VPLSX536M In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 712 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPLSX536M will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPLSX536M in February 2013.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPLSX536M of only 2,500 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 20% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the VPLSX536M of only 28dB is quieter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the quietest 9% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPLSX536M of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 34% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The VPLSX536M's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than 75% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPLSX536M has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPLSX536M has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPLSX536M's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than 70% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPLSX536M does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The VPLSX536M has a mounting brackets included, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsx536m, vplsx536a

Barcodes:

00027242280052, 00027242861084, 00272422800524, 00272428610844, 04053162599352, 04905524909289, 05013493230361

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