Sony VPL-FH36 vs Sony VPL-FH500L

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Sony VPL-FH36
Sony VPL-FH500L

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Adorama
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
55W bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has a lamp power of 330WW, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L is only a 275WW lamp power projector (55W smaller).
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Sony VPL-FH500L only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Cheaper by $4,100
The Sony VPL-FH36 costs $3,899.95, whereas the Sony VPL-FH500L is $7,999.95.
1 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Hugely better user reviews
Based on 4 user reviews, the average review score of the Sony VPL-FH36 is 90%, but the average rating of the Sony VPL-FH500L is 40% (based on 2 reviews).
2 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH36 is only a 5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (2 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a lamp service life of 4,000hh, but the Sony VPL-FH36 is only a 3,500hh lamp service life projector (1h shorter).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer projector brightness Edit
Sony VPL-FH36 is only 5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (2 ANSI lumens brighter).
A lot shorter lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-FH36 has a lamp service life of 3,500hh, however the Sony VPL-FH500L is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
Older by eleven months
The Sony VPL-FH36 is eleven months older than the Sony VPL-FH500L.
5 Reasons Against
20% smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH500L has a lamp power of 275WW, however the Sony VPL-FH36 is a 330WW lamp power projector (55W bigger).
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Sony VPL-FH500L is one, but the Sony VPL-FH36 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
More expensive by $4,100
The Sony VPL-FH500L is $4,100 more expensive than the Sony VPL-FH36.
Fewer sellers
The Sony VPL-FH500L is only stocked by 2 retailers, but the Sony VPL-FH36 is stocked by 3 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Sony VPL-FH500L is only 40%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony VPL-FH36 is 90% (based on 4 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

45 months Ago 34 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
5,200 ANSI lumens 7,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.76" Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
3,900 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
1.02 - 15.24 1.02 - 15.24
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
3,500h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
330W
BEST
275W
Lamp Service Life
3,500h 4,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.6x Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
0 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-32 - 32 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

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

Performance

Noise Level
40dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
35dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 92 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 92 47 - 93
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)

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
10.4W 0.3W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
460W 400W
BEST
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
35 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
8.3kg
BEST
8kg
Height
148mm 148mm
Depth
477mm 477mm
Width
390mm 390mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
BEST
 AC
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