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Sony VPLFH31W

$3,029.95
A fully featured 2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector
2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 37dB Nov 2012
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Sony VPLFH31 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPLFH31 number 113 across all projectors.
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$104 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 32?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $104 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly bright projector brightness
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1,080 video mode

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Sony VPLFH31 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

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


Value For Money

Pricey

We think this multimedia projector looks expensive compared to other data projectors. The cheapest projector that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPLFH31 of £2,127.40 ($2,127.40) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $902.55.

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Features

Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,300 ANSI lumens, the VPLFH31 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The VPLFH31 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPLFH31 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The VPLFH31 has a mounting brackets included, as do most of the other projectors.

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Has a DVI Port

The VPLFH31 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Average Noise Level

The Sony VPLFH31 has a relatively standard noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The VPLFH31 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,000 hours, the VPLFH31 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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HD-Ready

The VPLFH31 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the VPLFH31 in November 2012.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPLFH31 has an average running cost of $104 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers part 1920x1200, sony 9rmfza00, sony 9rmfzs00, sony p166153p, sony vplfh31
Barcodes 00027242277472, 00027242859678, 00272428596780, 00998000694445, 04053162599222, 04905524903997

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