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Sony VPL-SW631

Sony VPLSW631M Projector

$1,611.54
$1,216.21 $395.33 cheaper than 38 days ago
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 28dB 3,300 ANSI Lumens Dec 2015
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The VPL-SW631 Ultra Short Throw projector is ideal for classroom or corporate use, with simple, flexible installation, low ownership costs and easy connection to other devices. Present big, bright... More
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3 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of projectors to determine an average rating for each projector brand. On average Sony multimedia projectors have good reviews from owners and experts.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-SW631 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-SW631 also have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Sony VPL-SX631[plb_3301602_price] which is cheaper.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-SW631 is 21dB, the loudest is 41dB, and the average noise level is 33dB. At only 28 decibels, the Sony VPL-SW631 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-SW631.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on new multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The VPL-SW631 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other new 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors also do not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other comparable spec data projectors that came out in the last year, the Sony VPL-SW631 does not support WiFi connectivity.

It is worth considering alternative multimedia projectors which also support WiFi connectivity including the Sony VPL-SX631[plb_3301602_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The VPL-SW631 does not support 3D image projection. Most of the other latest 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors also do not support 3D image projection.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

The Sony VPL-SW631 has a maximum maximum digital resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 17% less maximum digital resolution than a 1920 x 1200 pixels projector, which is the most frequently found maximum digital resolution.

This projector's maximum digital resolution (1600 x 1200 pixels) is in fact the worst maximum digital resolution amongst all comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the VPL-SW631.

A 1920 x 1200 pixels maximum digital resolution is the best maximum digital resolution amongst comparable types of projector.

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Very Dim Colour Light Output

The average colour light output of data projectors that were launched in the last year is 4,400 ANSI lumens, and the colour light outputs range from 2,500 ANSI lumens to 6,500 ANSI lumens. With a colour light output of only 3,300 ANSI lumens, the VPL-SW631 has a quite dim colour light output compared to most of the other latest similar spec projectors.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 1.03 times zoom factor, the Sony VPL-SW631 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that came out in the last year. The average optical zoom of new data projectors is 1.3x.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

At only 0.59 inches, the VPL-SW631 has a fairly small matrix size compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-SW631. Projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VPL-SW631 have matrix sizes of between 0.45" and 0.96".

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-SW631

Released Twelve Months Ago

This data projector has been on the market for twelve months.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens, the VPL-SW631 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched in the last year.

There are a number of alternative 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available that you might also want to consider including the Sony VPL-SX631[plb_3301602_price] which is cheaper.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found native projector resolution on recently released projectors.

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Specification

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Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Colour Light Output
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
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Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
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Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Focus Mode
Video
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Performance
Noise Level
Heat Dissipation
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $81.55
Electricity cost when on standby $2.84
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Total running cost over 5 years $84.39
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0.54T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 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 sahara, sony p232782, sony vplsw631, sony 1280x800, sony p232782p, sony c057zs00, sony c057za00, sony vplsw631s3859632
Barcodes 00000050479754, 04058154051375, 04058829196073, 05013493264526

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