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Sony VPL-EW295
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Sony VPLEW295KIT Projector

3700:1 WXGA (1280x800) 3,800 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution Projector Brightness Built-In Speaker Release Date
Bring learning to life with this bright, energy-efficient, wireless-ready portable projector that has been designed in consultation with teachers and made for today's classrooms Combining superb... More
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9 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Multimedia projectors manufactured by Sony have an average rating of 89%, which is in the top 16% of all projector brands that we have assessed.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EW295 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-EW295 also have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,800 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EW295 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-EW295 is 75 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 11,000 ANSI lumens.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the Christie DHD600-G[plb_3022336_price] (5,950 ANSI lumens).

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Fairly Big Matrix Size

The Sony VPL-EW295 has a quite big matrix size (0.75 inches) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age. The smallest matrix size of similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago is 0.45", the biggest is 0.96", and the average matrix size is 0.64".

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Sony VPL-EW295 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports than most of the comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-EW295. Most of the data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-EW295 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however this data projector has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At 10,000 hours, the Sony VPL-EW295 has a quite long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for more than two years. Similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-EW295 have service life of lamp in economic mode of between 2,000h and 30,000h.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most multimedia projectors of this age and spec have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the VPL-EW295 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 16 Watts, the VPL-EW295 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago. The average RMS rated power of data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VPL-EW295 is 8W, and the RMS rated power range from 1W to 20W.

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Fairly Long Lamp Service Life

With a lamp service life of 6,000 hours, the VPL-EW295 has one of the longer lamp service lives amongst projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors that were released more than two years ago the lamp service lives range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average lamp service life is 5,700h.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on projectors of this age and spec.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-EW295, the Sony VPL-EW295 does not support 3D image projection.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support 3D image projection including the Benq SX914[plb_1999632_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Most projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-EW295 do not support Full HD projection. The Sony VPL-EW295 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also support Full HD projection including the Panasonic PT-FX400U[plb_1816819_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most similar spec projectors that came out more than two years ago do not support WiFi connectivity. The VPL-EW295 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in other projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the Gigabyte BRIX Projector[plb_2116585_price], or the Epson EH-TW6600[plb_2495277_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is typical of many projectors of this spec and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-EW295

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Sony released the VPL-EW295.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Brightness in Economy Mode
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus Mode
Video
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
S-Video Input
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
DC-In Jack
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Storage
Optical Disc Player
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
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
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $61.78
Electricity cost when on standby $28.99
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Electricity price $per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price $per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years $90.77
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony VPL-EW295uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242881822, 00272428818226, 04053162599192, 04905524983425, 05054629488126

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