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Sony VPLSW636C

69

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Sony VPLSW636C

$2,499.00
Sony VPL-SW636C
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An economical to run and good spec 1280 x 800 resolution 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with an spectacularly quiet 28dB noise level but representing only middle of the road value for money
28dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Dec 2015
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Sony VPL-SW636C Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SW636C number 713 across all projectors.
58
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
75
Running Costs
$66 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

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 $66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia 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
Quieter than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-SW636C In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,499.00 it is more expensive than 86% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-SW636C of £1,502.40 ($1,502.40) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $996.60.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-SW636C is typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VPL-SW636C is $66.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many 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 VPL-SW636C's noise level of only 28dB is quieter than 92% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-SW636C of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-SW636C's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 51% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-SW636C's service life of lamp of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 78% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-SW636C has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-SW636C has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-SW636C's bulb power of 225W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 53% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Sony VPL-SW636C has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-SW636C supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsw636c, acer vplsw636c, sony c058za00, sony c058zs00

Barcodes:

00767261241411, 05013493264632

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