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Sony VPL-FHZ60
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Sony VPLFHZ60B Projector

10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 28dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens May 2015
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The VPL-FHZ60 laser projector is ideal for a wide range of business, education and entertainment applications. The powerful Z-Phosphor laser light source is teamed with Sony's advanced BrightEra... More
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Sony Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

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

Supports Full HD Projection

The VPL-FHZ60 supports Full HD projection, as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-FHZ60.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-FHZ60 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

A WUXGA (1920x1200) native projector resolution is in fact the best resolution across all multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

Across comparable types of projector the worst resolution is XGA (1024x768).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the VPL-FHZ60 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VPL-FHZ60. The projector brightness of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-FHZ60 range from 600 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,600 ANSI lumens.

If you are looking for a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the PT-DW830E[pl_3897896_price] (8,500 ANSI lumens), or the PT-DX100[pl_3897897_price] (10,000 ANSI lumens) both from Panasonic.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Sony VPL-FHZ60 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA).

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is actually the best supported resolution across all projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-FHZ60.

Across comparable types of projector the worst supported resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Very Big Matrix Size

Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-FHZ60 the matrix sizes range from 0.45" to 0.76", and the average matrix size is 0.61". When compared to other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the VPL-FHZ60 that we have checked the matrix size of, the VPL-FHZ60's matrix size of 0.76 inches is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Long Lamp Service Life

The shortest lamp service life of projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-FHZ60 is 1,500h and the longest is 30,000h. With a lamp service life of 20,000 hours, the VPL-FHZ60 has a quite long lamp service life compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released one year ago.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-FHZ60 range from 27dB to 47dB. With a noise level of only 28 decibels, the Sony VPL-FHZ60 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data transfer rate on projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-FHZ60 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPL-FHZ60.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Most of the other projectors that have been around for more than a year support 3D image projection, however the Sony VPL-FHZ60 does not support 3D image projection.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support 3D image projection including the PT-DW830E[pl_3897896_price], or the PT-DX100[pl_3897897_price] both from Panasonic.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The VPL-FHZ60 does not support WiFi connectivity, although this is within the context that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-FHZ60 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only One BNC Input Port

The VPL-FHZ60 is a one BNC input port multimedia projector. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago have between one and seven BNC input ports.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-FHZ60 have between one and two HDMI ports, including the VPL-FHZ60 which has one HDMI port.

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Heavy

The weights of projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-FHZ60 range from 380g to 68kg, and the average weight is 5.3kg. The VPL-FHZ60 is one of the heavier 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPL-FHZ60 (16 kilograms) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony VPL-FHZ60

Released Over a Year Ago

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
BNC Input Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
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
Technical Details

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $103.52
Electricity cost when on standby $2.83
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Total running cost over 5 years $106.35
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0.69T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04053162972087, 04905524996050

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