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Sony VPLSX536M
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Sony VPLSX536M Projector

2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 28dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Feb 2013
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The VPL-SX536 XGA projector is an ideal choice for ultra-close projection applications in the corporate and educational markets. This projector offers: The model has a low brightness mode which... More
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8 Reasons For

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

2500:1 contrast ratio projectors manufactured by Sony have excellent reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all data projectors (not just 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors) and found that Sony also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other projectors that came out more than two years ago, the Sony VPLSX536M has a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price].

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Two Composite Video Ins

Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec only have one composite video in, however the VPLSX536M has two composite video ins.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other multimedia projectors of this type and age that we have checked the RMS rated power of, the VPLSX536M's RMS rated power of 16 Watts is one of the highest. The average RMS rated power of similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPLSX536M is 5.4W, and the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 16W.

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Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The VPLSX536M is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Resolution

The VPLSX536M has a maximum native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more native resolution than the most frequently found native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

This multimedia projector's native resolution (WXGA (1280x800)) is actually the best native resolution amongst all multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of multimedia projector the worst native resolution is XGA (1024x768).

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This multimedia projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 28 decibels, the Sony VPLSX536M has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago have noise levels of between 24dB and 51dB.

Other data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the DELL 7700[plb_1406488_price] (39dB).

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years, the VPLSX536M does not support full HD.

We compared all the other projectors which also support full HD to this data projector and we think the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support 3D

The Sony VPLSX536M does not support 3D. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also do not support 3D.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a 3D and we think the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The VPLSX536M does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the VPLSX536M also do not support wi-Fi.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPLSX536M

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this data projector was released.

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPLSX536M is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the VPLSX536M has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the VPLSX536M.

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Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $73.08
Electricity cost when on standby $32.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $105.49
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony VPLSX536Muses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vplsx536, vplsx536m, sony vplsx536, sony vplsx536m
Barcodes 00027242280052, 00027242861084, 00272422800524, 00272428610844, 04053162599352, 04905524909289, 05013493230361