Sony VPL-SW526C
Sony VPL-SW526C
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Sony VPL-SW526C

A fully featured 280 x 800 35 decibel data projector
WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB 2,500 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
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Sony VPL-SW526C Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Sony VPL-SW526C as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Fairly long service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness

Sony VPL-SW526C In-Depth Analysis


Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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


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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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. At only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the VPL-SW526C has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-SW526C has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-SW526C has one of the longer service life of lamps (6,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Sony VPL-SW526C does not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-SW526C has a relatively typical noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since March 2014.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsw526cb


00027242866676, 04053162938885