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Sony MP-CL1 vs Viewsonic PJD6552LW

Sony MP-CL1 vs Viewsonic PJD6552LW

Sony MP-CL1
Viewsonic PJD6552LW

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
6dB quieter noise level Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 is a 26dB noise level projector. That's 6dB quieter than the Viewsonic PJD6552LW (32dB). 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.

Cheaper by $259
The Sony MP-CL1 is $258.99 cheaper than the Viewsonic PJD6552LW.
7 Reasons For
99% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens. That's 3,463 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony MP-CL1 (3,500 ANSI lumens).
50% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6552LW is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 2,000h longer than the Sony MP-CL1 (4,000h).
3D Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6552LW supports 3D, but the Sony MP-CL1 does not. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6552LW has an Ethernet LAN, whereas the Sony MP-CL1 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Sony MP-CL1 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.

Handheld remote control Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a handheld remote control, however the Sony MP-CL1 does not.
Available from 3 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
3,463 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 is a 37 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Viewsonic PJD6552LW is a 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (3,463 ANSI lumens brighter).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Sony MP-CL1 is only 2,000h lamp service life, but the Viewsonic PJD6552LW is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (2,000h longer).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Viewsonic PJD6552LW 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.

Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 does not have a handheld remote control, however the Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a handheld remote control.
Fewer sellers
The Sony MP-CL1 is only stocked by 4 stores, but the Viewsonic PJD6552LW is stocked by 7 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
3 Reasons Against
19% louder noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD6552LW has a noise level of 32dB, however the Sony MP-CL1 is a 26dB noise level projector (6dB 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.

$259 more expensive
The Viewsonic PJD6552LW is more expensive than the Sony MP-CL1 by $258.99.
Two months older
The Viewsonic PJD6552LW is older than the Sony MP-CL1 by two months.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.62
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 69.51
Purchase price $ 649.99
Total cost of ownership $ 719.50
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.44T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 80000:1
BEST
 80000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
37 ANSI lumens 3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Projection Distance
1.15 - 1.15 1 - 96
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 120 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10,000h
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 210W
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h 4,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3x
Throw Ratio
 1.21 - 1.57
 1.21 - 1.57
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 120%

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL 60

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
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB A
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Remote (IR) Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
26dB
BEST
32dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 27dB
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Standard
 Bright
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Standard
 Bright
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 DC
 AC
 DC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 265W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 330W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
USB Powered
 USB powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Adapter Output Voltage
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Battery

Battery Life (max)
2h Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1499
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 35 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
210g
BEST
2.5kg
Height
13mm 97.7mm
Depth
77mm 227.9mm
Width
149.5mm 315.2mm

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 MHL
 VGA
 AC
 MHL
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

Current
1500 Unknown - Click to provide data
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