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Sony VPL-SX226
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Sony VPL-SX226 Projector

3000:1 XGA (1024x768) 30dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Jun 2015
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
The wall-mountable short throw projector VPL-SX226 is suitable for using a projector with a white board. A Short Throw distance of 75cm for an 80 screen is good for limited space in a classroom.... More
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7 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

On average data projectors from Sony are rated 89%, which is in the top 16% of all projector manufacturers that we have assessed.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-SX226 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

We compared all the other projectors which also have a built-in speaker to this data projector and we think the Sony VPL-SX236 ($829.95) is also worth considering.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Sony VPL-SX226 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports than most of the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-SX226. Most of the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-SX226 only have two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however this data projector has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The VPL-SX226 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the similar spec projectors that have been available for more than a year. Most of the similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-SX226 only have one USB 2.0 port, however this projector has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Long Lamp Service Life

Across all the multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-SX226 the lamp service lives range from 2,000h to 6,000h, and the average lamp service life is 4,000h. With a lamp service life of 6,000 hours, the VPL-SX226 has a fairly long lamp service life compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-SX226.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of data projectors that have been around for more than a year is 30dB, the loudest is 39dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of only 30 decibels, the Sony VPL-SX226 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-SX226.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Sony VPL-SX236 ($829.95) (30dB).

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This data projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data transfer rate on 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Most multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the VPL-SX226 do not support 3D image projection. The VPL-SX226 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The VPL-SX226 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPL-SX226 also do not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Sony VPL-SX226 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for more than a year also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,800 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-SX226 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-SX226. The dimmest projector brightness of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released one year ago is 2,500 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 6,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,900 ANSI lumens.

Data projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth considering include the Sony VPL-SX236 ($829.95) (3,300 ANSI lumens).

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Very Small Lamp Power

Comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the VPL-SX226 have lamp power of between 200W and 470W. The VPL-SX226 has one of the smaller lamp power (only 210 Watts) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

The VPL-SX226 has a maximum maximum digital resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 7% less maximum digital resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels projector, which is the most common maximum digital resolution. The best maximum digital resolution of all multimedia projectors of this spec and age is 1920 x 1200 pixels and the worst is 1280 x 800 pixels.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-SX226

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 3000:1 contrast ratio data projector was released.

XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than a year ago.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Maximum Digital Resolution
Vertical Keystone Correction
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
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
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
HDMI 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
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Maximum Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Power Consumption (network Standby)
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony p227081, sony vplsx226, sony p227081p, sony 1024x768, sony c01lza00, sony c01lzs00, sony vplsx226x, sony kvplsx226, sony vplsx226xg, sony kvplsx226x, sony kvplsx226xg, sony vplsx226xga, sony 27242886476, sony kvplsx226xga, sony kvplsx226xgav, sony kvplsx226xgavi, sony vplsx226tm1200, sony kvplsx226xgavis, sony kvplsx226xgavisi, sony kvplsx226xgavisio, sony kvplsx226xgavision
Barcodes 00027242886476, 04058154054529, 04905524996197, 05013493260634
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