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Sony VPL-FW60

68

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Sony VPL-FW60

$3,448.85
Sony VPL-FW60
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A good spec and quiet 1280 x 800 resolution 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with average running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
28dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Mar 2016
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Sony VPL-FW60 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FW60 number 921 across all projectors.
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$83 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $83 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Very short service life of lamp

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Sony VPL-FW60 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $650 (16%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-FW60 of £2,461.23 ($2,461.23) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $987.62.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-FW60 is $83, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-FW60 of only 28dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Sony VPL-FW60's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 9% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-FW60 of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 85% of all projectors when sorted 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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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The VPL-FW60's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 12% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-FW60 does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-FW60 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Sony VPL-FW60's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 76% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Sony VPL-FW60 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-FW60 supports full HD, unlike 63% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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