Sony VPL-CW255 vs Sony VPL-EW295

Sony VPL-CW255
Sony VPL-EW295

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
25% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 has a projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-EW295 is only a 3,800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 has a lamp power of 245WW, but the Sony VPL-EW295 is only a 210WW lamp power projector (35W smaller).
4 Reasons For
50% longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 3h longer than the Sony VPL-CW255 (6,000hh).
38% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 is a 16WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Sony VPL-CW255 (16WW).
Lighter Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 is a 4.1kgg heavy projector. That's 1.4g lighter than the Sony VPL-CW255 (4.1kgg).
12% narrower Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 has a width of 365mmmm. That's 41mm narrower than the Sony VPL-CW255 (365mmmm).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
3h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 has a lamp service life of 3,000hh, whereas the Sony VPL-EW295 is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector (3h longer).
Significantly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 has an RMS rated power of 10WW, whereas the Sony VPL-EW295 is a 16WW RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
1.4g heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 has a weight of 5.5kgg, however the Sony VPL-EW295 is a 4.1kgg heavy projector (1.4g lighter).
Wider Edit
Sony VPL-CW255 is 406mmmm wide, but the Sony VPL-EW295 is a 365mmmm wide projector (41mm narrower).
Older by four months
The Sony VPL-CW255 is four months older than the Sony VPL-EW295.
2 Reasons Against
34% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 is a 3,800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-CW255 (3,800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
17% smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 is a 210WW lamp power projector. That's 35W smaller than the Sony VPL-CW255 (210WW).

Date Released

34 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 82.63
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.79
Total running cost $ 85.42
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3700:1
 3700:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
4,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,800 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 -20 - 20
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1280 x 800
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.75" 0.75"
Brightness in Economy Mode
2,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,100 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.02 - 15.24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
5,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
245W
BEST
210W
Lamp Service Life
3,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,054BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
19 - 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
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W
BEST
5.1W
Typical Power Consumption
340W 250W
BEST
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
35 - 85 35 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.5kg 4.1kg
BEST
Height
122.3mm
BEST
96.2mm
Depth
330.5mm 252mm
BEST
Width
406mm 365mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA
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