Sony VPLSX536M
Sony VPLSX536M
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Sony VPLSX536M

A 4 year old 2500:1 280 x 800 projector with not very good features but a huge 28dB noise level
2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 28dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Sony VPLSX536M Review

With mediocre features and low running costs, we have scored the Sony VPLSX536M as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£142 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

Sony 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 data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £142 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Sony VPLSX536M In-Depth Analysis


Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPLSX536M does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The VPLSX536M's noise level of only 28dB is in the quietest 9% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPLSX536M's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 40% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPLSX536M has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Sony VPLSX536M has a mounting brackets included, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The VPLSX536M has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution across comparable types of data projector.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in February 2013.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the VPLSX536M is £142 based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsx536m, vplsx536a
Barcodes 00027242280052, 00027242861084, 00272422800524, 00272428610844, 04053162599352, 04905524909289, 05013493230361
32% cheaper to run
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