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Sony VPLCH355KIT Projector

2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 4,000 ANSI Lumens Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution Projector Brightness Full HD Projection Release Date
A great fit for demanding middle and large classrooms and meeting rooms where cost is critical The VPL-CH355 delivers an outstanding brightness of 4000 lumens and ultra high-quality images with... More
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9 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 249 owner and expert reviews for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

Supports Full HD Projection

Unlike most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the VPL-CH355 which do not support Full HD projection, the VPL-CH355 supports Full HD projection.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which support Full HD projection to this projector and we think the Sony VPL-CH350[plb_2751969_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Other projectors which also support Full HD projection that you might also want to look at include the Sony VPL-CH375[plb_2574953_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-CH355 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also have a built-in speaker.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker and we think cheaper data projectors such as the Sony VPL-CH350[plb_2751969_price] is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Sony VPL-CH375[plb_2574953_price].

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Native Projector Resolution

The Sony VPL-CH355 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of a XGA (1024x768) data projector, which is the most common resolution.

A WUXGA (1920x1200) native projector resolution is in fact the best resolution across all projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-CH355.

The worst resolution across comparable types of projector is XGA (1024x768).

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Sony VPL-CH355 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The VPL-CH355 is a two USB 2.0 port multimedia projector. Most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the VPL-CH355 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 12 Watts, the VPL-CH355 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the data projectors that were released more than two years ago the RMS rated power range from 1W to 16W.

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Fairly Bright Brightness in Economy Mode

At 2,600 ANSI lumens, the VPL-CH355 has a fairly bright brightness in economy mode compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-CH355. The average brightness in economy mode of 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-CH355 is 2,100 ANSI lumens, and the brightness in economy mode range from 1,500 ANSI lumens to 5,600 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Long Lamp Service Life

The average lamp service life of similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-CH355 is 4,000h. With a lamp service life of 4,000 hours, the Sony VPL-CH355 has a quite long lamp service life compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-CH355.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-CH355, the Sony VPL-CH355 does not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Sony VPL-CH355 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite High Power Consumption During PowerSave

The Sony VPL-CH355 has one of the higher power consumption during PowerSave (254 Watts) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The average power consumption during PowerSave of multimedia projectors of this age and type is 93W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-CH355

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Sony released the VPL-CH355.

Average Projector Brightness

At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-CH355 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-CH355.

Alternative 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper multimedia projectors such as the Sony VPL-CH350[plb_2751969_price].

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Brightness in Economy Mode
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Focus Mode
Video
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Heat Dissipation
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Maximum Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $67.90
Electricity cost when on standby $2.87
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Total running cost over 5 years $70.77
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0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242877993, 00272428779930, 04053162599116, 04905524970463

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