DELL 7700 vs Sony VPL-FX500L

DELL 7700
Sony VPL-FX500L

Top Prices

MacMall
Delivery unknown
In stock
Adorama
Out of stock
Amazon US
Delivery unknown
Factory Outlet Store
In stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
70W bigger lamp power Edit
The DELL 7700 has a lamp power of 400WW, whereas the Sony VPL-FX500L is only a 330WW lamp power projector (70W smaller).
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The DELL 7700 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Sony VPL-FX500L only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
98mm narrower Edit
The DELL 7700 is a 432mmmm wide projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FX500L is a 530mmmm wide projector (98mm wider).
Cheaper by $1,480
The DELL 7700 costs $3,119.83, whereas the Sony VPL-FX500L is $4,599.95.
2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L has a projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens brighter than the DELL 7700 (7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L is an 8,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 6h longer than the DELL 7700 (8,000hh).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 5h longer than the DELL 7700 (6,000hh).
User reviews are vastly better
The Sony VPL-FX500L has an average user review score of 100%, however the DELL 7700 has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
2 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
DELL 7700 is only 5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Sony VPL-FX500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (2 ANSI lumens brighter).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The DELL 7700 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 2,000hh, whereas the Sony VPL-FX500L is an 8,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (6h longer).
5h shorter lamp service life Edit
The DELL 7700 has a lamp service life of 1,500hh, however the Sony VPL-FX500L is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector (5h longer).
Older by six months
The DELL 7700 is six months older than the Sony VPL-FX500L.
User review Rating is hugely Worse
The DELL 7700 has an average user score of 80%, but the Sony VPL-FX500L has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons Against
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L is a 330WW lamp power projector. That's 70W smaller than the DELL 7700 (330WW).
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the DELL 7700 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Wider Edit
Sony VPL-FX500L is 530mmmm wide. That's 98mm wider than the DELL 7700 (530mmmm).
$1,480 more expensive
The Sony VPL-FX500L is more expensive than the DELL 7700 by $1,480.12.
Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Sony VPL-FX500L, whereas 3 sellers sell the DELL 7700. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Average User Rating

Date Released

52 months Ago 46 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2500:1
 2500:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens 7,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Vertical Keystone Correction
±30 +/- 30
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 47kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 93kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 93kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 14kHz
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 7,000 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,600 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 750 lines
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
BEST
 1.2:1
Projection Distance
1 - 12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
20.9 - 293 40 - 600
Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
2,000h 8,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
400W
BEST
330W
Lamp Service Life
1,500h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -64 - 64
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -96 - 96
Aperture Range
2.6 - 2.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
39dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
36dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,638BTU/h

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Grey
 White
 Black
 Grey
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.1W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
525W 480W
BEST
Input Voltage
 12
 12
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
120 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120 - 240
 120
 100 - 240
 100
 120 - 240
 120
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

Safety
Unknown - Click to provide data UL60950-1 2nd Edition cUL (No. 60950-1 2nd Edition) FCC/IC Class a CE EN60950-1 2nd Edition (LVD, EMC) C-Tick JIS C 61000-3-2 GOST-R

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.3kg 20kg
BEST
Height
135mm
BEST
213mm
Depth
290mm
BEST
545mm
Width
432mm
BEST
530mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Connectivity
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
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