Canon WX-520 vs Sony VPL-FH36

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Canon WX-520
Sony VPL-FH36

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Quieter noise level Edit
The Canon WX-520 is a 38dBdB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Sony VPL-FH36 (40dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

3dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Canon WX-520 is 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 35dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB louder).
A lot lighter Edit
The Canon WX-520 is a 5.9kgg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH36 is an 8.3kgg heavy projector (2.4g heavier).
16% narrower Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a width of 337mmmm, however the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 390mmmm wide projector (53mm wider).
4 Reasons For
0.06" bigger matrix size Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has a matrix size of 0.76"", however the Canon WX-520 is only a 0.7"" matrix size projector (0.06" smaller).
80W bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has a lamp power of 330WW, whereas the Canon WX-520 is only a 250WW lamp power projector (80W smaller).
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Canon WX-520 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
0.06" smaller matrix size Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a matrix size of 0.7"", but the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 0.76"" matrix size projector (0.06" bigger).
80W smaller lamp power Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a lamp power of 250WW, however the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 330WW lamp power projector (80W bigger).
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Canon WX-520 is one, but the Sony VPL-FH36 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Fewer sellers
The Canon WX-520 is only stocked by 1 store, but the Sony VPL-FH36 is stocked by 3 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
5 Reasons Against
Louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 is a 40dBdB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Canon WX-520 (40dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

3dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has a noise level in economy mode of 35dBdB, however the Canon WX-520 is a 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB quieter).
A lot heavier Edit
Sony VPL-FH36 is 8.3kgg heavy, but the Canon WX-520 is a 5.9kgg heavy projector (2.4g lighter).
53mm wider Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 is a 390mmmm wide projector, whereas the Canon WX-520 is a 337mmmm wide projector (53mm narrower).
Older by four months
The Sony VPL-FH36 is four months older than the Canon WX-520.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
5,200 ANSI lumens 5,200 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.7" 0.76"
BEST
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,900 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.2 - 16.6 1.02 - 15.24
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 300 40 - 600
Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projection Technology
 LCOS
 LCOS

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,500h
Lamp Type
 NSH
 NSH
Lamp Power
250W 330W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,500h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6x
Throw Ratio
 1.43 - 2.57:1
 1.43 - 2.57:1
Digital Zoom
12x Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
0 - 62 0 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -32 - 32
Focal Length Range
21.7 - 39 Unknown - Click to provide data
Magnification
1.8x Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio Out Port
1 1
Audio in Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 2
BEST

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 1000
 100
 10
BEST
 1000
 100
 10

Performance

Noise Level
38dB
BEST
40dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB
BEST
35dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 48 - 92
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.6W
BEST
10.4W
Typical Power Consumption
355W
BEST
460W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
285W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 35 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.9kg
BEST
8.3kg
Height
134mm
BEST
148mm
Depth
370mm
BEST
477mm
Width
337mm
BEST
390mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
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