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Sony VPL-CW255 vs Sony VPL-CW256

Sony VPL-CW255 vs Sony VPL-CW256

Sony VPL-CW255
Sony VPL-CW256

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
$1.51 cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony VPL-CW255 is $1.51 cheaper to run than the Sony VPL-CW256. Read more
1 Reason For
Quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-CW256 has a noise level of 30dB, but the Sony VPL-CW255 is a 35dB noise level projector (5dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 5dB louder than the Sony VPL-CW256 (30dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

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Older by eight months
The Sony VPL-CW255 is eight months older than the Sony VPL-CW256.
1 Reason Against
2% higher running costs over five years
The Sony VPL-CW256 costs $89.87 to run which is $1.51 more to run than the Sony VPL-CW255 over five years. Show assumptions.

Date Released

35 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 85.47
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 88.36
Electricity cost - switched on $ 86.98
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 89.87
Purchase price $ 1,499.95
Total cost of ownership $ 1,589.82
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3700:1
 3700:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
4,500 ANSI lumens 4,500 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-20 - 20 +/- 20
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 +/- 30
Matrix Size
0.75" 0.75"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 48kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 19kHz
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,500 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,500 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,500 ANSI lumens 2,500 ANSI lumens
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.45:1
 1.45:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.02 - 15.24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 40 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
5,000h 5,000h
Bulb Power
245W 245W
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.32 - 1.91:1
 1.32 - 1.91:1
BEST
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 5
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -3 - 3
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
35dB 30dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,180BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
19 - 92 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 92 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
340W
BEST
346W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
35 - 85 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.5kg
BEST
5.6kg
Height
122.3mm 113mm
Depth
330.5mm 330.5mm
Width
406mm 406mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA
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