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Sony VPLFH36/W
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Sony VPLFH36/W Projector

2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 40dB 5,200 ANSI Lumens Apr 2013
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The VPL-FH36 3LCD Installation Projector outputs high bright 5200lumens color light output, with native WUXGA resolution suitable for displaying today's high resolution computers and 1080p video... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review website altomdata.dk scored this multimedia projector 80 out of 100.

Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Multimedia projectors manufactured by Sony have an average rating of 89 out of 100, which is in the top 10% of all data projector brands that we have looked at.

Supports Full HD

The VPLFH36/W supports full HD. Most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago do not support full HD.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector Native Resolution

The VPLFH36/W has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution is actually the best resolution across all projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPLFH36/W.

Across comparable types of projector the worst resolution is XGA (1024x768).

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Fairly Big Matrix Size

The Sony VPLFH36/W has a quite big matrix size (0.76 inches) compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec data projectors that came out around the same time as the VPLFH36/W the matrix sizes range from 0.45" to 0.8", and the average matrix size is 0.65".

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the VPLFH36/W is 170W, the biggest is 4,000W, and the average bulb power is 320W. With a bulb power of 330 Watts, the VPLFH36/W has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst comparable spec data projectors of this age.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

The VPLFH36/W has one of the brighter projector brightness (economic mode)s (3,900 ANSI lumens) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. The projector brightness (economic mode)s of projectors that have been around for more than two years range from 1,400 ANSI lumens to 5,400 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness (economic mode) is 3,100 ANSI lumens.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPLFH36/W does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago which have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support 3D

Most comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago do not support 3D. The VPLFH36/W is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony VPLFH36/W does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPLFH36/W also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 40 decibels, the VPLFH36/W has a very loud noise level compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPLFH36/W. The noise levels of 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 28dB to 42dB.

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Very Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

Data projectors of this age and type have noise level (economic mode)s of between 26dB and 37dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 30dB. The VPLFH36/W has one of the louder noise level (economic mode)s (35 decibels) amongst 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPLFH36/W

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released over three years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

The VPLFH36/W has a relatively average projector brightness (5,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPLFH36/W.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
BNC Input Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Serial Interface Type
Audio (L,R) Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
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

Expert Reviews

(1)
30 May 2013

Det sker ikke hver måned, endsige hver dag, at Alt om DATA får tilbudt at teste en billedgengiver fra den topprofessionelle verden, men spændende er det at få mulighed for at se på billeder... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 30 March 2014 by Bilex
Bilex would recommend the Sony VPL-FH36 (Verified Purchase)

Purchased product to replace an aged Eiki. Was a bit skeptical to purchase as most of my previous purchases were Panasonic or Sharp products. The location of the outputs were a bit strange to me,... Read more…

Easily Viewed
Lightweight
Solid Bright Clear
For Permanent Install

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplfh36, sony vplfh36b
Barcodes 00027242277496, 00027242277502, 00027242859685, 00027242859708, 00132017869643, 00272428596858, 00272428597084, 00998000694452, 04053162599239, 04905524904017

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