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Sony VPL-SW535C

Sony VPL-SW535C Projector

2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 3,000 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Supported Graphics Resolutions Release Date
The VPL-SW535C offers simultaneous dual-touch annotation capability on the projection screen with the use of supplied pen devices and drawing software. Combined with its ultra short throw... More
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6 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Based on 247 expert and owner reviews, Sony has excellent reviews for its projectors. Sony also has excellent reviews specifically for its 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years, the VPL-SW535C has a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price], the Infocus IN8601[plb_1796831_price], or the Sony VPL-DX125[plb_2530473_price] which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is the most commonly supported supported graphics resolutions on 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Matrix Size

At 0.75 inches, the Sony VPL-SW535C has a quite big matrix size compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest matrix size of comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-SW535C is 0.55" and the biggest is 1.8".

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This multimedia projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

At 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-SW535C has a quite bright projector brightness (economic mode) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-SW535C. The average projector brightness (economic mode) of projectors that were released more than two years ago is 2,100 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightness (economic mode)s range from 1,500 ANSI lumens to 5,600 ANSI lumens.

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7 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Projector expert review site pcworld.pl scored this projector 60 out of 100. This means that experts are not that keen on this 2500:1 contrast ratio data projector.

Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-SW535C does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age also do not support full HD.

Alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at include the LG PB62G[plb_1488637_price], the Panasonic PT-DW740ELS[plb_1788305_price], or the Infocus IN8601[plb_1796831_price].

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Does Not Support 3D

The Sony VPL-SW535C does not support 3D. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPL-SW535C also do not support 3D.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a 3D and we think the LG PB62G[plb_1488637_price], the Infocus IN8601[plb_1796831_price], or the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago, the VPL-SW535C does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Bulb Power

At only 210 Watts, the VPL-SW535C has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VPL-SW535C is 190W and the biggest is 400W.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The VPL-SW535C is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity data projector.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Data projectors of this age and type have optical zooms of between 1x and 1.3x. With an optical zoom of only 1.05 times zoom factor, the VPL-SW535C has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-SW535C

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Sony released the VPL-SW535C.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The VPL-SW535C has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the VPL-SW535C has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Qumi Q2[pl_1925642_price], or the D791ST[pl_1882397_price] both from Vivitek or the Sony VPLSX536M[plb_1482371_price].

Multimedia projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth considering include the VPL-CH350[pl_2751969_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens), the VPL-CH355[pl_2577208_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens), or the VPL-CH375[pl_2574953_price] (5,000 ANSI lumens) all from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
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Projector Brightness
Matrix Size
Digital Gamma Correction
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Focus
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

(1)
19 August 2012

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Electricity cost when switched on $69.79
Electricity cost when on standby $41.51
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Total running cost over 5 years $111.30
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0.74T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sony VPL-CH355 vs Sony VPL-SW535C

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$ 1,499.00
39% Cheaper to Run
One More USB 2.0 Port
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports
25% Brighter Projector Brightness
Shorter Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
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Sony VPL-CH375 vs Sony VPL-SW535C

Sony VPL-CH375 vs Sony VPL-SW535C
Sony VPL-CH375 Sony VPL-SW535C
$ 2,279.95
33% Cheaper to Run
Brighter Projector Brightness
A Lot Brighter Brightness in Economy Mode
Bigger Lamp Power
Two Times Shorter Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6% Wider

Sony VPLDX140 vs Sony VPL-SW535C

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4.6kg Lighter
36% Cheaper to Run
Narrower
Bigger Optical Zoom
Over One Year Older
Lower RMS Rated Power
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