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Sony VPLCH370KIT

$1,939.95
A cheap to run and fully featured 2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) multimedia projector
2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 38dB Dec 2014
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Sony VPL-CH370 Review

With low running costs and mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-CH370 number 570 across all projectors.
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Good Features
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$82 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $82 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big bulb power
Supports full HD
Fairly loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp

Sony VPL-CH370 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 628 expert and owner reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically within its projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Not Cheap

The cheapeast projectors that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000. We think that this multimedia projector looks expensive.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-CH370 of £1,435.84 ($1,435.84) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $504.11.

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Features

Quite Big Bulb Power

The VPL-CH370 has a quite big bulb power (280 Watts) compared to most of the other projectors. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-CH370 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-CH370 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Multimedia projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The VPL-CH370 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (5,000 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

At 38 decibels, the Sony VPL-CH370 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors. Data projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the VPL-CH370 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-CH370 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-CH370 in December 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-CH370 is $82, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony metroplan, sony 1920x1200
Barcodes 00027242877986, 00272428779862, 04905524970449

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