Sony VPL-CH355 vs Sony VPL-FX500L

Sony VPL-FX500L

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FX500L only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
124mm narrower Edit
Sony VPL-CH355 is 406mmmm wide, but the Sony VPL-FX500L is a 530mmmm wide projector (124mm wider).
Cheaper by $2,760
The Sony VPL-CH355 costs $2,760 less than the Sony VPL-FX500L.
5 Reasons For
43% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 3 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-CH355 (7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
3 ANSI lumens brighter brightness in economy mode Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L has a brightness in economy mode of 5,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, but the Sony VPL-CH355 is only a 2,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (3 ANSI lumens dimmer).
38% 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 3h longer than the Sony VPL-CH355 (8,000hh).
25% bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L is a 330WW lamp power projector. That's 80W bigger than the Sony VPL-CH355 (330WW).
34% longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 2h longer than the Sony VPL-CH355 (6,000hh).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Vastly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-FX500L is a 7,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (3 ANSI lumens brighter).
Significantly dimmer brightness in economy mode Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 is a 2,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector. That's 3 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-FX500L (5,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 5,000hh, but the Sony VPL-FX500L is an 8,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3h longer).
A lot smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 has a lamp power of 250WW, but the Sony VPL-FX500L is a 330WW lamp power projector (80W bigger).
A lot shorter lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 has a lamp service life of 4,000hh, whereas the Sony VPL-FX500L is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector (2h longer).
4 Reasons Against
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Sony VPL-FX500L is one, but the Sony VPL-CH355 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
24% wider Edit
The Sony VPL-FX500L has a width of 530mmmm. That's 124mm wider than the Sony VPL-CH355 (530mmmm).
$2,760 more expensive
The Sony VPL-FX500L is more expensive than the Sony VPL-CH355 by $2,760.
Over one year older
The Sony VPL-FX500L is older than the Sony VPL-CH355 by 17 months.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2500:1
 2500:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens 7,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 +/- 30
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
2,600 ANSI lumens 5,600 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 750 lines
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
BEST
 1.5:1
Projection Distance
1.02 - 7.62 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 300 40 - 600
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
5,000h 8,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
250W 330W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 2.2:1
 2.2:1
Vertical Lens Shift Range
-5 - 5 -64 - 64
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-4 - 4 -96 - 96
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
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
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 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 in Economy Mode
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
1,204BTU/h 1,638BTU/h
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
19 - 92 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 92 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 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
12W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.1W
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Typical Power Consumption
272W
BEST
480W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
254W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
353W 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
Power Consumption (network Standby)
6.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
20 - 80 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 35 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 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
5.7kg 20kg
BEST
Height
113mm
BEST
213mm
Depth
330.5mm
BEST
545mm
Width
406mm
BEST
530mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
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