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Sony VPLCW256KIT

$1,469.00
A fully featured 3700:1 280 x 800 data projector
3700:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 30dB Feb 2015
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Sony VPL-CW256 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-CW256 number 630 across all projectors.
50
Reviews
21
Value for Money
Poor
50
Features
Good Features
45
Running Costs
$91 Over 1 Year
34
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

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 $91 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-CW256 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

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


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of multimedia projectors is from $149 to $24,000. We think that this multimedia projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-CW256 of £972.42 ($972.42) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $496.58.

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Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors is 34dB. At only 30 decibels, the Sony VPL-CW256 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-CW256 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. At only 3,000 hours, the Sony VPL-CW256 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-CW256 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. The VPL-CW256 has a quite bright projector brightness (4,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-CW256 in February 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-CW256 has an average 1 year running cost of $91 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242884342, 04053162768307, 04905524989472

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