Sony VPL-EW235


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Sony VPL-EW235

Sony VPL-EW235
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A classic and good spec quiet 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with low running costs
30dB 1280 X 800 2700:1 No Jul 2014
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Sony VPL-EW235 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EW235 as follows:
5 Reviews
Good Features
Running Costs
$80 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Sony projector has running costs of $80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The VPL-EW235 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Sony VPL-EW235 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPL-EW235 will cost $80 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-EW235 of only 30dB is in the quietest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of data projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the data projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-EW235 of only 2,700 is in the lowest 21% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-EW235's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 79% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data 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 VPL-EW235 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-EW235's service life of lamp of 4,000h is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 45% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-EW235 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPL-EW235's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than 65% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-EW235 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplew235


00027242881808, 04053162599178, 04058829351779, 04905524983401, 05052184657384, 05054484665571, 05054533665576, 05054629489918

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