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Sony VPL-CW276

73

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Sony VPL-CW276

$1,849.00
Sony VPL-CW276
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A fully featured and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only average value for money
34dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Jan 2015
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Sony VPL-CW276 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-CW276 number 626 across all projectors.
66
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Running Costs
$77 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
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Sony VPL-CW276 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $149 (8%)

There was a cheaper price of $1,699.95 at Factory Outlet Store 55 days ago.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-CW276 of £579.99 ($579.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $1,269.01.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-CW276 has an average running cost of $77 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-CW276 of 34dB is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 52% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-CW276 of only 3,000 is lower than 77% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-CW276 of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than 85% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-CW276 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-CW276's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 15% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-CW276 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The VPL-CW276's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 76% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-CW276 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony 1280x800

Barcodes:

00000011695547, 00027242884366, 00779184234043, 04053162812215, 04905524989496

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