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Sony VPL-EX225

Sony VPL-EX225 Projector

3000:1 XGA (1024x768) 2,700 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Jul 2012
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8 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

On average multimedia projectors from Sony are rated 89%, which is in the top 10% of all data projector brands that we have looked at.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago, the VPL-EX225 has a built-in speaker(s).

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider include the Epson EB-425W[plb_1844228_price] which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1024 x 768 (XGA)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is typical of many data projectors of this type and age.

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Quite Big Matrix Size

The smallest matrix size of projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-EX225 is 0.55" and the biggest is 0.75". With a matrix size of 0.63 inches, the VPL-EX225 has one of the bigger matrix sizes amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 30,000 hours, the VPL-EX225's service life of lamp is one of the longest amongst multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPL-EX225. Projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-EX225 have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The VPL-EX225 has a fairly big digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPL-EX225. The average digital zoom of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 2.6x, and the digital zooms range from 1.3x to 4x.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many comparable spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The lowest power consumption (PowerSave) of similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-EX225 is 0.1W and the highest is 330W. The VPL-EX225 has a fairly low power consumption (PowerSave) (only 0.1 Watts) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-EX225, the VPL-EX225 does not support 3D.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D that you might want to consider including the NEC NP-M311W[plb_1525270_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-EX225 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago also do not support full HD.

We compared all the other data projectors which also support full HD to this data projector and we think the Epson 475Wi[plb_1778250_price], or the Hitachi CP-WX8255A[plb_1884022_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago, the Sony VPL-EX225 does not support wi-Fi.

Other projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the EB-425W[pl_1844228_price], or the BrightLink 436Wi[pl_1875520_price] both from Epson.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-EX225 is 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 8,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EX225 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesss amongst projectors of this age.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the NEC VE281[plb_1473677_price] (2,800 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of projectors of this age and type is 1.5x. The Sony VPL-EX225 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 1.3 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-EX225

Released Over Four Years Ago

This 3000:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market for over four years.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-EX225 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Other Features
Aspect Ratio

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $71.83
Electricity cost when on standby $33.27
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Total running cost over 5 years $105.10
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony VPL-EX225uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242854086, 04905524887402

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3,000h Longer Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lower RMS Rated Power
Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port
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