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Sony VPL-EX246

78

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Sony VPL-EX246

$879.00
Sony VPL-EX246
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A fully featured and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector, with a cheap price
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No May 2013
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Sony VPL-EX246 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX246 number 481 across all projectors.
78
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Running Costs
$59 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker

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Sony VPL-EX246 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $879.00 it is more expensive than 54% of data projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-EX246 has an average running cost of $59 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-EX246 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-EX246's noise level of 33dB is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 60% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Sony VPL-EX246's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-EX246's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 43% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX246 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-EX246 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 19% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The VPL-EX246's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 33% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EX246 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242868342, 00272428683428, 00490552493571, 04905524935721, 05052916659181

Sony VPL-EX246

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