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Sony VPL-EW348

68

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Sony VPL-EW348

Sony VPL-EW348

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A good spec and economical to run quiet 1280 x 800 resolution data projector
29dB 1280 X 800 3700:1 No Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-EW348 4200 Lumens WXGA 1280 x 800 Portable Projector with HDBaseT
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Sony VPL-EW348 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Sony VPL-EW348 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$69 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $69 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.
It 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)

Sony VPL-EW348 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-EW348 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VPL-EW348 will cost $69 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPL-EW348's noise level of only 29dB is quieter than 86% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-EW348 of only 3,700 is in the lowest 29% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all data projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EW348 of 4,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 26% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-EW348 of 6,000h is in the longest 22% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-EW348 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EW348 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-EW348 of 225W is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 55% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Features Digital Keystone Correction

The VPL-EW348 features digital keystone correction, which is unusual. 92% of data projectors do not feature digital keystone correction.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-EW348 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony c04yza00, sony vplew348, sony c04yzs00

Barcodes:

00027242889897, 04548736009790

Sony VPL-EW348

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