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Sony VPL-EX250

82

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Sony VPL-EX250

$157.00
Sony VPL-EX250
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A fully featured and low cost quiet XGA projector, with low running costs
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Nov 2014
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Sony VPL-EX250 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX250 number 200 across all projectors.
98
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Running Costs
$68 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

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 $68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a handheld remote control
HD-Ready

Sony VPL-EX250 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-EX250 has an average 5 year running cost of $68 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-EX250 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Sony projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-EX250 of only 30dB is in the quietest 18% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Sony VPL-EX250's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,300 is lower than 71% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EX250 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-EX250 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX250 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EX250 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-EX250 of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-EX250 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-EX250 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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