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Sony VPL-SW620C

70

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Sony VPL-SW620C

Sony VPL-SW620C
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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with moderate running costs
33dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Jun 2014
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Sony VPL-SW620C Review

With very good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-SW620C as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
69
Running Costs
$86 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $86 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 2,027 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Longer than average service life of lamp
3LCD color light output colour reproduction and high brightness
Long-lasting lamp
Wireless presentation with tablet
Installation friendly
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Sony VPL-SW620C In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-SW620C is $86 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-SW620C of 33dB is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is louder than 59% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-SW620C of only 3,000 is lower than 76% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-SW620C's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 80% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors 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 average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The VPL-SW620C's service life of lamp of 5,000h is in the longest 25% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-SW620C has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-SW620C's bulb power of 225W is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 45% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SW620C does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The VPL-SW620C supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsw620c, sony 1280x800

Barcodes:

04053162599314, 05013493250987

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