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Sony VPL-EW226
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Sony VPL-EW226 Projector

2300:1 WXGA (1280x800) 2,600 ANSI Lumens May 2013
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution Projector Brightness WiFi Connectivity Release Date
Bring learning to life with this energy-efficient, wireless-ready portable projector that's made for today's classrooms Teaming detail-packed WXGA image quality with smart eco features, the... More
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8 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Projectors produced by Sony are some of the better projectors according to average reviews from experts and owners.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

The VPL-EW226 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of this type and age do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which support WiFi connectivity currently available which you might want to consider including the DELL S500[plb_1538835_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EW226 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL S500[plb_1538835_price].

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Sony VPL-EW226 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports than most of the projectors of this age and type. Most of the multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-EW226 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however this multimedia projector has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years have digital zooms of between 2x and 4x, and the average digital zoom is 2.8x. When compared to other 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago, the VPL-EW226's digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 16 Watts, the VPL-EW226 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-EW226. The RMS rated power of projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 2W to 16W.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The shortest service life of lamp in economic mode of 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPL-EW226 is 3,000h and the longest is 7,000h. When compared to other 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VPL-EW226, the VPL-EW226's service life of lamp in economic mode of 7,000 hours is one of the longest.

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Quite Big Lamp Power

With a lamp power of 210 Watts, the VPL-EW226 has a quite big lamp power compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The lamp power of 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-EW226 range from 190W to 280W.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years, the Sony VPL-EW226 does not support 3D image projection.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support 3D image projection which you might want to look at including the DELL S500[plb_1538835_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other 2300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-EW226, the Sony VPL-EW226 does not support Full HD projection.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EW226 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-EW226. Across all the similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-EW226 the projector brightness range from 1,800 ANSI lumens to 3,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 2,900 ANSI lumens.

If this 2300:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the WX[pl_2435670_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens), or the S-300[pl_2435674_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens) both from Canon which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

The VPL-EW226 is quite heavy (4 kilograms) compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the VPL-EW226. Across all the projectors of this spec and age the weights range from 2.4kg to 7.3kg, and the average weight is 3.8kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-EW226

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony multimedia projector was released over three years ago.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
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
Digital Zoom
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Headphone Output
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vplew226a, sony p184659, sony p184659p, sony vplew226
Barcodes 00027242868328, 04905524935707
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