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Sony VPL-FW60

$2,995.00
A fully featured 2000:1 280 x 800 projector
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 28dB Mar 2016
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Sony VPL-FW60 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FW60 number 197 across all projectors.
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$109 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $109 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Has a DVI port
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Sony VPL-FW60 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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


Value For Money

Pricey

We think this data projector looks expensive compared to other multimedia projectors. The cheapest multimedia projector that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-FW60 of £2,566.80 ($2,566.80) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $428.20.

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Features

Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At only 28 decibels, the Sony VPL-FW60 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-FW60 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a DVI Port

The Sony VPL-FW60 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-FW60 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,000 hours, the Sony VPL-FW60 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens, the VPL-FW60 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

It was March 2016 when this projector was released.


Running Costs

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The average running cost of the VPL-FW60 is $109 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04905524996173

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