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Sony VPL-EW225

71

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Sony VPL-EW225

$819.99
$699.99 $120 cheaper than 2 days ago
Sony VPL-EW225
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with average running costs
38dB 1280 X 800 2300:1 No Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-EW225 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EW225 number 603 across all projectors.
67
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$92 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $92 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Sony VPL-EW225 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 66% of projectors, it has mediocre features and at $699.99 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the VPL-EW225 is $92 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run 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 commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPL-EW225's noise level of 38dB is in the loudest 15% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-EW225 of only 2,300 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 83% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EW225 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 80% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-EW225 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-EW225 of only 3,000h is shorter than 77% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-EW225 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Sony VPL-EW225's bulb power of only 210W is in the smallest 31% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-EW225 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The VPL-EW225 is not Energy Star certified, although this is within the context that 99% of multimedia projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplew225b

Barcodes:

00027242274990, 00027242854130, 00151903394007, 00272428541308, 00679856035575, 04905524887457

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