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Sony VPL-CW256 vs Sony VPL-EW295

Sony VPL-CW256 vs Sony VPL-EW295

Sony VPL-CW256
Sony VPL-EW295

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Sony VPL-CW256 is 4,500 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Sony VPL-EW295 is only a 3,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
35W bigger bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-CW256 is a 245W lamp power projector, whereas the Sony VPL-EW295 is only a 210W lamp power projector (35W smaller).
$2.46 cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony VPL-CW256 is $2.46 cheaper to run than the Sony VPL-EW295. Read more
2 Reasons For
A lot longer service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 is a 6,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Sony VPL-CW256 is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (3,000h shorter).
Cheaper by $430
The Sony VPL-EW295 costs $430 less than the Sony VPL-CW256.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-CW256 has a service life of lamp of 3,000h, however the Sony VPL-EW295 is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (3,000h longer).
More expensive by $430
The Sony VPL-CW256 is $430 more expensive than the Sony VPL-EW295.
4 Reasons Against
19% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 has a projector brightness of 3,800 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-CW256 is a 4,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (700 ANSI lumens brighter).
Smaller bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-EW295 is only 210W lamp power, but the Sony VPL-CW256 is a 245W lamp power projector (35W bigger).
Older by seven months
The Sony VPL-EW295 is seven months older than the Sony VPL-CW256.
$2.46 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Sony VPL-EW295 are $92.33 which is $2.46 more than the Sony VPL-CW256. Show assumptions.

Date Released

27 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

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
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 62.84
Electricity cost - standby $ 29.49
Total running cost $ 92.33
Purchase price $ 1,069.95
Total cost of ownership $ 1,162.28
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 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
BEST
3,800 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
+/- 20 -20 - 20
Keystone Correction, Vertical
+/- 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.75" 0.75"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
48kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
92kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
92kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
19kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
4,500 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
4,500 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,100 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 30 - 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 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
245W
BEST
210W
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

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

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL 60
 PAL 4.43
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
30dB 30dB
Heat Dissipation
1,180BTU/h
BEST
1,054BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 93
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
 ITA
 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
 ITA
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
5.1W
Power Consumption (typical)
346W 250W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 35 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.6kg 4.1kg
BEST
Height
113mm 96.2mm
Depth
330.5mm 252mm
Width
406mm 365mm

Packaging Content

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