Sony VPL-EW226
Sony VPL-EW226
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Sony VPL-EW226

A fully featured 2300:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
2300:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Sony VPL-EW226 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EW226 as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Sony VPL-EW226 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

We checked 628 user and expert reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 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.


Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. The VPL-EW226 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 38 decibels, the VPL-EW226 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony VPL-EW226 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-EW226 has a quite short service life of lamp (only 3,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the VPL-EW226 does not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-EW226 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in May 2013.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242868328, 04905524935707