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Sony VPL-EW276

71

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Sony VPL-EW276

$899.00
Sony VPL-EW276
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, but representing only average value for money
38dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No May 2013
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Sony VPL-EW276 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EW276 number 665 across all projectors.
64
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
79
Running Costs
$60 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $60 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Sony VPL-EW276 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 53% of projectors, it has mediocre features and at $899.00 it does not look like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-EW276 has an average running cost of $60 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The VPL-EW276's noise level of 38dB is louder than 86% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-EW276 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 75% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-EW276 of 3,700 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 66% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-EW276 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 76% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EW276 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-EW276 of only 210W is in the smallest 30% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-EW276 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-EW276 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplew276

Barcodes:

00027242868304, 00272428683046, 00272428683350, 04905524935684, 04905524935714

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