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7 Reasons For
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.
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.
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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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].
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.
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.
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.
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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