Sony VPL-EW245
Sony VPL-EW245
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Sony VPL-EW245

A fully featured 2300:1 280 x 800 data projector
2300:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 3,100 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-EW245 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EW245 as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$114 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 28?

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 running costs of $114 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-EW245 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Brand

We checked 628 expert and user reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-EW245 has a relatively standard projector brightness (3,100 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. The VPL-EW245 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EW245 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EW245 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EW245 in July 2012.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-EW245 has an average running cost of $114 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242854147, 00100177420844, 00115971220040, 00151903394014, 02990091004460, 04905524887464