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Sony VPL-EX242

60

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Sony VPL-EX242

Sony VPL-EX242

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A low spec data projector
35dB 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) 3000:1 No Aug 2013
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Sony VPL-EX242 Review

We have scored the Sony VPL-EX242 as follows:
60
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 60?

Sony VPL-EX242 In-Depth Analysis

Features

1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Resolution

The VPL-EX242 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-EX242 of 35dB is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 52% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Sony VPL-EX242's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 26% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-EX242's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 54% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX242 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other data projectors. 76% of data projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-EX242's bulb power of 210W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 64% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-EX242 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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