Sony Vpl-fhz65
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A fully featured 10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector
10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 28dB May 2015
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Sony Vpl-Fhz65 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony Vpl-fhz65 number 591 across all projectors.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$133 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $133 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 14% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a DVI port
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Sony Vpl-Fhz65 In-Depth Analysis


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Has a DVI Port

The Vpl-fhz65 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not have a DVI port.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Vpl-fhz65 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 6,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. The Vpl-fhz65 has one of the longer service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Features Digital Keystone Correction

The Vpl-fhz65 features digital keystone correction. Most of the other projectors also feature digital keystone correction.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. With a noise level of only 28 decibels, the Sony Vpl-fhz65 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens, the Vpl-fhz65 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age.

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Supports Full HD

The Vpl-fhz65 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony Vpl-fhz65 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other multimedia projectors which have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in May 2015.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The Vpl-fhz65 is in the most expensive 14% of all 1,756 projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the Vpl-fhz65 is $133.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony p227030p
Barcodes 04905524996036, 05054629815045

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