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Canon WX-520 vs Sony VPL-FX35

Canon WX-520 vs Sony VPL-FX35

Canon WX-520
Sony VPL-FX35

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
4% brighter projector brightness Edit
Canon WX-520 is 5,200 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-FX35 (5,000 ANSI lumens).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a built-in speaker(s), however the Sony VPL-FX35 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

$4.67 cheaper to run
The Canon WX-520 is $4.67 cheaper to run than the Sony VPL-FX35 over five years. Read more
3 Reasons For
25W bigger bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-FX35 is 275W lamp power, but the Canon WX-520 is only a 250W lamp power projector (25W smaller).
23% quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-FX35 is a 31dB noise level projector. That's 7dB quieter than the Canon WX-520 (31dB). 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.

4 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
10% smaller bulb power Edit
The Canon WX-520 is a 250W lamp power projector. That's 25W smaller than the Sony VPL-FX35 (275W).
Louder noise level Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a noise level of 38dB, but the Sony VPL-FX35 is a 31dB noise level projector (7dB quieter). 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 1 shop sell the Canon WX-520, however 5 sellers sell the Sony VPL-FX35. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Seven months older
The Canon WX-520 is older than the Sony VPL-FX35 by seven months.
3 Reasons Against
200 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-FX35 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, however the Canon WX-520 is a 5,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony VPL-FX35 does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Canon WX-520 has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Higher running costs over five years by $4.67
The Sony VPL-FX35 costs $97.25 to run which is $4.67 more to run than the Canon WX-520 over five years. Show assumptions.

Date Released

45 months Ago 38 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 89.12
Electricity cost - standby $ 3.46
Total running cost $ 92.58
Electricity cost - switched on $ 95.52
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.73
Total running cost $ 97.25
Purchase price $ 1,500.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,597.25
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.59T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.62T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.62 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA+ (1440x900)
BEST
 WXGA+ (1440x900)
Projector Brightness
5,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
5,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-20 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-20 - 20 30
Matrix Size
0.7" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.2 - 16.6 2.31 - 9.29
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 40 - 600
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCOS
 LCOS

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h
Lamp Type
 NSH
 NSH
Bulb Power
250W 275W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.43 - 2.57:1
 1.43 - 2.57:1
Digital Zoom
12x Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
0 - 62 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.7 - 39 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual
Magnification
1.8x Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
2
BEST
1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 2
BEST
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 1000
 100
 10
BEST
 1000
 100
 10
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
38dB 31dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,228BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 93
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 White
 Black
 Silver
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.6W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
355W
BEST
380W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
285W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.9kg
BEST
8kg
Height
134mm 148mm
Depth
370mm 477mm
Width
337mm 390mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
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