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Sony VPL-EX315

Sony VPL-EX315 Projector

3300:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,800 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Sep 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Supported Graphics Resolutions Release Date
The VPL-EX315 projector is ideal for mid-sized and larger classrooms and meeting rooms. Quiet, compact and powerful, it delivers bright, detailed XGA resolution images with 3,800 colour light... More
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8 Reasons For

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Sony is one of the best projector manufacturers according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all multimedia projectors.

Supports Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-EX315, the Sony VPL-EX315 supports full HD.

We compared this data projector to all the other multimedia projectors which support full HD and we think cheaper data projectors such as the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price], and the Sony VPL-EX345[plb_3301542_price] is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the Benq MX726[plb_2750781_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-EX315 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to the VPL-EX315 also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think cheaper projectors such as the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price], and the Sony VPL-EX345[plb_3301542_price] is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider including the Benq MX726[plb_2750781_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Sony VPL-EX315 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA). Across all multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-EX315 the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) to 4096 x 2160.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

Across all the data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-EX315 the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 800h to 75,000h. With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000 hours, the VPL-EX315 has a quite long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-EX315.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-EX315 have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the VPL-EX315 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 6,000 hours, the VPL-EX315 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp of projectors of this type and age is 4,900h.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The average noise level (economic mode) of projectors that came out more than a year ago is 32dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of only 29 decibels, the Sony VPL-EX315 has a quite quiet noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

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

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Does Not Support 3D

The VPL-EX315 does not support 3D. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age do support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also support 3D including the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPL-EX315, the VPL-EX315 does not support wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at alternative projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Epson EH-TW5350[plb_3024662_price] which is also cheaper.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

The dimmest projector brightness (economic mode) of similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-EX315 is 1,900 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 15,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness (economic mode) is 4,100 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness (economic mode) of only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EX315 has a quite dim projector brightness (economic mode) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-EX315.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Digital Resolution

The VPL-EX315 has a maximum maximum digital resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 7% less maximum digital resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels data projector, which is the most common maximum digital resolution. The maximum digital resolution of all multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-EX315 ranges from 1280 x 1024 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1200 pixels (best).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-EX315

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector has been on the market for over a year.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,800 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EX315 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched more than a year ago.

If this projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the Sony VPL-EX345[plb_3301542_price] (4,200 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The VPL-EX315 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) 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
Maximum Digital Resolution
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level (economic Mode)
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
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
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
Handheld Remote Control

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony stock, sony p230943, sony vplex315, sony p230943p, sony 1024x768, sony c051zs00, sony c051za00, sony 4548736004214, sony vplex315tm1200
Barcodes 00027242888890, 00063825008682, 04053162974296, 04548736004214

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