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Sony VPL-FWZ65

68

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Sony VPL-FWZ65

$3,799.99
Sony VPL-FWZ65
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A staggeringly quiet and good spec 1280 x 800 resolution 10000:1 contrast ratio projector, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
28dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 No Mar 2016
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NEW Sony VPL-FWZ65 5000 lumens WXGA. Laser Projector HD-Class Video Quality (Brand new, unopened)
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Sony VPL-FWZ65 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FWZ65 number 911 across all projectors.
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$90 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 2018.
It has running costs of $90 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 2,021 data 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
Does not have a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-FWZ65 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The VPL-FWZ65 is one of the least economic to run projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VPL-FWZ65 is $90.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the VPL-FWZ65 of only 28dB is quieter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the quietest 7% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-FWZ65 of 10,000 is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 47% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-FWZ65's projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 91% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 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 VPL-FWZ65's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 94% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 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-FWZ65 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-FWZ65 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-FWZ65 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The VPL-FWZ65 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplfwz65, sony c6dmzs00, sony c6dmza00, sony 1280x800

Barcodes:

00000090254000, 04905524996074

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