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Sony VPL-EW226

69

Overall Score

Sony VPL-EW226

Sony VPL-EW226
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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector
38dB 1280 X 800 2300:1 No May 2013
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Sony VPL-EW226 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EW226 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector 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)

Sony VPL-EW226 In-Depth Analysis

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The VPL-EW226's noise level of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 83% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-EW226's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,300 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EW226 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 20% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-EW226 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 21% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EW226 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EW226 has a handheld remote control. 80% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPL-EW226's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 65% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EW226 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The VPL-EW226 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vplew226a

Barcodes:

00027242868328, 04905524935707

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