Close
Sony VPLFH500L
Sony VPL-FH500L
22 Images + 1 Video
Share on

Loading image...

29

Overall Score

Sony VPLFH500L

$7,999.95
A fully featured 2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) data projector
2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 35dB Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Factory Outlet Store
Sony VPL-FH500L from Factory Outlet Store
$7,999.95
Checked 5 hours ago
Go to Store
eBay
Sony VPL-FH500L from eBay
$9,149.00
Checked 1 day ago
Go to Store
eBay
Sony VPL-FH500L from eBay
$9,150.00
Checked 1 day ago
Go to Store
eBay
Sony VPL-FH500L from eBay
$9,499.00
Checked 1 day ago
Go to Store
- Less from eBay
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
4 Prices from 2 Stores | $7,999.95-$9,499.00
Get Price Alerts
eBay
Sony VPL-FH500L from eBay
$4,499.99
Checked 1 day ago
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
1 Price from 1 Store | $4,499.99
Get Price Alerts
Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Sony VPL-FH500L Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FH500L number 175 across all projectors.
50
3
Poor
50
Good Features
34
$104 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 40%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $104 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Has a built-in display
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-FH500L Video Reviews


Sony VPL-FH500L In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

We checked 628 user and expert reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings. We also found that Sony has excellent ratings specifically for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Fairly Priced

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the Sony VPL-FH500L was good value for money.


Value For Money

Pricey

We think this data projector looks expensive compared to other projectors. We checked 618 projectors and they range in price from $149 to $24,000.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-FH500L of £6,745.55 ($6,745.55) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $1,254.40.

Check international prices

Features

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The VPL-FH500L has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

What does "projector native resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the VPL-FH500L has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

What does "noise level" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Display

The VPL-FH500L has a built-in display. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

What is a built-in display? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-FH500L is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

What does "HD-Ready" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-FH500L does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors do have a built-in speaker(s).

What is a built-in speaker? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-FH500L does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

What is full HD? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

At 7,000 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-FH500L has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

What does "projector brightness" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was March 2014 when Sony released the VPL-FH500L.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-FH500L is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPL-FH500L is $104.

Calculate your own running costs

Feedback