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Sony VPLFHZ65B

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Sony VPLFHZ65B

$12,300.00
Sony VPL-FHZ65
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A good spec but only average value for money WUXGA 10000:1 contrast ratio projector, with alright running costs and one of the quietest noise levels around
28dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No May 2015
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NEW Sony VPL-FHZ65/B 6000-Lumen 3LCD Laser Light Source Projector (Black) (Brand new, unopened)
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Sony VPL-FHZ65 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FHZ65 number 969 across all projectors.
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$100 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Bright, beautiful images with low running costs, minimal maintenance and flexible installation
VPL-FHZ65 laser projector is ideal for a wide range of business, education and entertainment applications. the powerful z-phosphor laser light source is teamed with sony's advanced brightera 3lcd projection engine to deliver extremely bright, detail-packed WUXGA resolution images with generous 6000 lumens brightness and rich, stable colours. constant bright maintains the same brightness throughout the 20,000 hours recommended life s
Laser light source allows up to 20,000 hours* of virtually zero maintenance operation without the worry of sudden lamp failures. A new automated filter system cuts the hassle of regular dust cleaning. near-zero maintenance needs are complemented by a range of energy-saving feature, significantly driving down total lifetime ownership co
Ring a stylish new blend-in design, tidy cable management and low fan noise, the vpl-fhz65 fits smoothly into almost any environment from academic institutions, corporate, medical training and public sector organisations to visitor attractions and retail spaces. seamlessly blend images from multiple projectors to create super-sized displays, or project accurately proportioned images onto angled or curved surfaces. mount the projector at any angle, even on its side or upside down. set-up's easier than ever with a friendly new installation m
Does not have a built-in speaker

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Sony VPL-FHZ65 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $3,100 (25%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-FHZ65 of £7,187.98 ($7,187.98) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $5,112.02.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The VPL-FHZ65 has an average 5 year running cost of $100 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The VPL-FHZ65 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Sony projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The VPL-FHZ65's noise level of only 28dB is quieter than 93% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Vpl-fhz65's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 41% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-FHZ65 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-FHZ65 of 20,000h is longer than 94% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-FHZ65 does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-FHZ65 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Features Digital Keystone Correction

The VPL-FHZ65 features digital keystone correction, which is unusual. 92% of data projectors do not feature digital keystone correction.

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Has a DVI Port

The VPL-FHZ65 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-FHZ65 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplfhz65bj, sony 1920x1200, sony vplfhz65w

Barcodes:

00027242886308, 00027242898271, 04053162934856, 04905524996036, 04905524996043

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