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Sony VPL-EW246
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29

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Sony VPL-EW246

A cheap to run and fully featured 2300:1 280 x 800 data projector
2300:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 3,100 ANSI Lumens May 2013
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Sony VPL-EW246 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
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$77 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $77 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:
HD-Ready
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-EW246 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 628 expert and user reviews (including 90 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors. Sony also has excellent ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EW246 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-EW246 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EW246 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. At only 3,000 hours, the VPL-EW246 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Sony VPL-EW246 does not support full HD.

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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 commonly found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Sony projector was released in May 2013.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-EW246 is $77 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242868311, 00272428683114, 04905524935691

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