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Sony VPL-SW536C
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Sony VPL-SW536C Projector

WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens 1280 X 800 (WXGA) Mar 2014
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Deliver bright, powerful presentations with this ultra short throw interactive classroom projector that's energy-efficient and wireless ready. The VPL-SW536C Ultra Short Throw Projector makes a... More
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8 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony multimedia projectors and also specifically for Sony data projectors and found that in both cases Sony had excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-SW536C has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Acer H7531D[plb_1418806_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Big Matrix Size

When compared to other data projectors of this age and type that we have assessed, the VPL-SW536C's matrix size of 0.75 inches is one of the biggest. The matrix sizes of data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the VPL-SW536C range from 0.45" to 0.75", and the average matrix size is 0.63".

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The VPL-SW536C is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other data projectors of this type and age have between 1 and 11 VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Sony VPL-SW536C has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPL-SW536C. Across all the data projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-SW536C the digital zooms range from 1.1x to 8x.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 16 Watts, the Sony VPL-SW536C has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for more than two years. Across all the multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the VPL-SW536C the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 30W, and the average RMS rated power is 8.6W.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many data projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The Sony VPL-SW536C does not support 3D. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age do support 3D.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also support 3D that you might want to look at including the Benq W7000+[plb_1403580_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SW536C does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the VPL-SW536C also do not support full HD.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which also support full HD to this data projector and we think the Benq W7000+[plb_1403580_price], or the Optoma HD30[plb_1915718_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony VPL-SW536C does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at alternative multimedia projectors which also support wi-Fi including the Benq GP20[plb_2231335_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The VPL-SW536C is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-SW536C have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The VPL-SW536C is a one HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The VPL-SW536C is a one number of built-in speakers projector. Most of the other data projectors that came out more than two years ago have one number of built-in speakers.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-SW536C

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Sony released the VPL-SW536C.

Average Noise Level

The VPL-SW536C has a relatively typical noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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1280 X 800 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the VPL-SW536C is 1280 x 800. That's over three times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The VPL-SW536C has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-SW536C has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years.

Data projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth looking at include the S311[pl_2591380_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens), or the H181X[pl_2591464_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens) both from Optoma which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Projector
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Size
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
AUX in
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
PC in (D-Sub)
Headphone Outputs
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
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Battery
Battery Technology
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony p174862, sony 8vkhzs00, sony vplsw536, sony p174862p, sony 8vkhza00, sony vplsw536c, special vplsw536, special vplsw536c, vplsw536c vplsw536, vplsw536c vplsw536c
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