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Sony VPL-CH355 vs Sony VPL-CH370

Sony VPL-CH355 vs Sony VPL-CH370

Sony VPL-CH355
Sony VPL-CH370

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
1,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Sony VPL-CH370 (3,000h).
12% quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 has a noise level of 34dB, however the Sony VPL-CH370 is a 38dB noise level projector (4dB 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.

$440 cheaper
The Sony VPL-CH355 costs $439.96 less than the Sony VPL-CH370.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
12% cheaper to run
The Sony VPL-CH355 only costs $71.26 to run over five years but the Sony VPL-CH370 costs $80.91 to run (14% more). Read more
2 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Sony VPL-CH370 is 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-CH355 (5,000 ANSI lumens).
30W bigger bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-CH370 is a 280W lamp power projector. That's 30W bigger than the Sony VPL-CH355 (280W).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
25% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-CH370 (5,000 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-CH355 is only 250W lamp power. That's 30W smaller than the Sony VPL-CH370 (280W).
Five months older
The Sony VPL-CH355 is older than the Sony VPL-CH370 by five months.
5 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-CH370 has a service life of lamp of 3,000h. That's 1,000h shorter than the Sony VPL-CH355 (3,000h).
Louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-CH370 has a noise level of 38dB, but the Sony VPL-CH355 is a 34dB noise level projector (4dB 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.

$440 more expensive
The Sony VPL-CH370 is more expensive than the Sony VPL-CH355 by $439.96.
Not as many stockists
Only 3 sellers sells the Sony VPL-CH370, however 5 sellers sell the Sony VPL-CH355. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More expensive to run over five years by 14%
Over five years the running costs of the Sony VPL-CH370 are $80.91 which is $9.65 more than the Sony VPL-CH355. Show assumptions.

Date Released

34 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 68.37
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 71.26
Purchase price $ 1,499.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,571.25
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 79.18
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.73
Total running cost $ 80.91
Purchase price $ 1,939.95
Total cost of ownership $ 2,020.86
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2500:1
 2500:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens 5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-20 - 20 -20 - 20
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -30 - 30
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
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,600 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
BEST
 1.5:1
Projection Distance
1.02 - 7.62 1.02 - 7.62
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

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
5,000h
BEST
3,500h
Bulb Power
250W 280W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.5:1 - 2.2:1
 1.5:1 - 2.2:1
BEST
Vertical Lens Shift Range
-5 - 5 -5 - 5
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-4 - 4 -4 - 4
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 4.43
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AUX in
S-Video Inputs
1 1
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
34dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
1,204BTU/h Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
12W 12W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
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 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
272W
BEST
315W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
254W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
353W 388W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
Power Consumption (network Standby)
6.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data UL60950, cUL (CSA 60950), FCC Class B, IC Class B, DEMKO (EN60950), CE (LVD / EMC), C-Tick, Dentori, VCCI B

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.7kg 5.7kg
Height
113mm 113mm
Depth
330.5mm 330.5mm
Width
406mm 406mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
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