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Sony VPLHW45ES Projector

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1080p (1920x1080) 22dB 1,800 ANSI Lumens Apr 2016
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Savor the action with the brightness you need to get high contrast across the screen. A 215W lamp generates the brightness required for vibrant images in living theatre environment. Get closer to... More
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7 Reasons For

Popular Choice

The VPL-HW45ES is a popular choice amongst people who purchased data projectors in the last 3 months.

Sony Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 249 expert and user reviews, Sony has good reviews for its projectors. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its projectors.

Only Released Eight Months Ago

This projector is one of the latest projectors to be released.

Supports Full HD Projection

The VPL-HW45ES supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other latest similar spec multimedia projectors do not support Full HD projection.

We compared all the other data projectors which support Full HD projection to this projector and we think the Epson EH-TW6700W[plb_3812542_price], and the Optoma GT5500[plb_3451140_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other projectors which also support Full HD projection to this projector and we think the EIKI EK-402U[plb_3798180_price] is also worth considering.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on projectors that were launched in the last year.

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Two HDMI Ports

The VPL-HW45ES is a two HDMI port projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 22 decibels, the Sony VPL-HW45ES's noise level is one of the quietest amongst projectors that were released in the last 12 months. Latest projectors have noise levels of between 22dB and 40dB.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-HW45ES have a built-in speaker, however the Sony VPL-HW45ES does not have a built-in speaker.

It is worth considering alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Viewsonic PRO8510L[plb_3737737_price].

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The VPL-HW45ES does not support 3D image projection, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that came out in the last year.

We compared all the other data projectors which also support 3D image projection to this multimedia projector and we think the Viewsonic PRO8510L[plb_3737737_price], or the Epson EH-TW6700W[plb_3812542_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The VPL-HW45ES does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other projectors that came out in the last year also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-HW45ES has one of the dimmer projector brightness (only 1,800 ANSI lumen) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age. Projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-HW45ES have projector brightness of between 37 ANSI lumens and 8,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to look at the Epson EH-TW6700W[plb_3812542_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens), or the EIKI EK-401W[plb_3798176_price] (4,600 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The VPL-HW45ES is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-HW45ES have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Only One Audio in Port

Most similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-HW45ES have between one and two audio in ports, including the VPL-HW45ES which has one audio in port.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

15 July 2016

Czy w obecnych czasach warto jeszcze kupowa? projektor kina domowego, a w szczególno?ci taki który kosztuje 10 tys. z?? W czasach gdy za t? sam? kwot? mo?emy naby? olbrzymi, 65-calowy telewizor... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $77.10
Electricity cost when on standby $2.29
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Total running cost over 5 years $79.39
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0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplhw45, acer vplhw45, acer vplhw45e, sony vplhw45b, sony vplhw45e, sony vplhw45w, sony vplhw45es, acer vplhw45es, sony vplhw45esb, sony vplhw45esw, sony vplhw45esm, sony vplhw45esbl, audiolab vplhw45, acoustic vplhw45, sony vplhw45eswh, audiolab vplhw45e, acoustic vplhw45e, sony vplhw45eswhi, sony vplhw45esbla, sony vplhw45esblac, audiolab vplhw45es, acoustic vplhw45es, sony vplhw45eswhit, audiolab vplhw45esb, audiolab vplhw45esw, sony vplhw45eswhite, sony vplhw45esblack, audiolab vplhw45esbl, audiolab vplhw45eswh, audiolab vplhw45esblk
Barcodes 04548736031975, 05013493303331

See How Other Projectors Compare to the Sony VPL-HW45ES

Optoma GT5500 vs Sony VPL-HW45ES

Optoma GT5500 vs Sony VPL-HW45ES
Optoma GT5500 Sony VPL-HW45ES
$ 1,351.35 $1,639.00
4.2kg Lighter
One More Audio in Port
Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports
A Lot Brighter Projector Brightness
Older by Three Months

Viewsonic PRO8510L vs Sony VPL-HW45ES

Viewsonic PRO8510L vs Sony VPL-HW45ES
Viewsonic PRO8510L Sony VPL-HW45ES
$ 1,315.00 $1,639.00
3,400 ANSI Lumens Brighter Projector Brightness
Four HDMI Ports
Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports
A Lot Lighter
Louder Noise Level
89.5mm Wider

Benq CH100 vs Sony VPL-HW45ES

Benq CH100 vs Sony VPL-HW45ES
Benq CH100 Sony VPL-HW45ES
$ 899.00 $1,639.00
Cheaper to Run by $47.61
6.7kg Lighter
Three HDMI Ports
A Lot Narrower
800 ANSI Lumens Dimmer Projector Brightness
Louder Noise Level
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