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Sony VPL-EX235
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Sony VPL-EX235 Projector

3300:1 XGA (1024x768) 2,800 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Bring learning to life with this bright, energy-efficient, wireless-ready portable projector that has been designed in consultation with teachers and made for today's classrooms Combining superb... More
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7 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 6 owner reviews the average owner rating of this multimedia projector is outstanding. This puts this projector in the top 1% of all the projectors of a similar age and spec when ranked by average owner review score.

Excellent Brand

Projectors built by Sony are some of the best projectors according to average user and expert reviews.

Good Product Quality

One Sony VPL-EX235 reviewer who reviewed the Sony VPL-EX235 said that it was good quality. Dvrm gave this projector a very good review score and said in their review of the Sony VPL-EX235 a few weeks ago “Good quality display even on day time”.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EX235 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Optoma HD141[plb_2415610_price] which has better reviews; or the Optoma S316[plb_2280092_price] which is cheaper.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

Most of the other similar spec data projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-EX235 only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the VPL-EX235 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most data projectors of this type and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Sony VPL-EX235 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 16 Watts, the VPL-EX235 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of comparable spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-EX235 is 1W and the highest is 20W.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors of this type and age.

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Does Not Support 3D

Most projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-EX235 do not support 3D. The Sony VPL-EX235 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

Alternative projectors which also support 3D that you might also want to look at include the Optoma S316[plb_2280092_price] or the Optoma HD141[plb_2415610_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EX235 does not support full HD. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VPL-EX235 also do not support full HD.

Alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the Optoma S316[plb_2280092_price]; or the Optoma HD141[plb_2415610_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The VPL-EX235 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-EX235 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Sony VPL-EX235 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s (only 3,000 hours) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of data projectors of this age and type is 600h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 5,600h.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors of this spec and age range from 1,500h to 30,000h. At only 3,000 hours, the Sony VPL-EX235 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-EX235.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-EX235

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this data projector was released.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-EX235 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,800 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EX235 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

If you want a data projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Optoma HD141[plb_2415610_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Matrix Size
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Focus
Video
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Heat Dissipation
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
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
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
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 25 July 2016 by MR G J SCHOFIELD
(Verified Purchase)

Very good works well...

Reviewed 1 July 2016 by Mr J J A Jackson
(Verified Purchase)

Great value. Great picture. Very quiet. Buy it!

Reviewed 2 June 2016 by Dvrm
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality display even on day time. doesn't get hot, has two fans. could have been more quite, but it is not disturbing.

Reviewed 2 March 2015 by Stephen
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent, noiseless, clear picture, worth the price tag.

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $60.16
Electricity cost when on standby $28.23
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Total running cost over 5 years $88.39
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0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242881778, 04053162599208, 04905524983371, 05054484666097

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