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Sony VPL-HW55ES review: specs and price

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Sony VPL-HW55ES

Why is Sony VPL-HW55ES better than the average?

  • Resolution
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    1920 x 1080pxvs1.36MP
  • HDMI ports
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    2vs1.29
  • Maximum projection size
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    300"vs266.32"
  • Zoom ratio
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    1.6:1vs1.44:1
  • Audible noise
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    21dBvs32.21dB

Price comparison

Sony VPL-HW55ES

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$295.93

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General info

1.lamp life

5000h

This shows the lifespan of the light source. Beamers need to have their lamps (light source) replaced every now and then.
2.audible noise

21dB

Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
3.width

407.4mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.thickness

463.9mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
5.height

179.2mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.operating power consumption

300W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Projection quality

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.ANSI lumens

1700cd/m²

The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.
3.maximum projection size

300"

The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.
4.zoom ratio

1.6:1

A projector zoom allows you to increase or decrease the size of the projected image without moving the projector. The most common zoom ratio among today's projectors is 1.2, which means you can vary the image size by 20% by simply adjusting the zoom lens.
5.has manual focus
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This allows to manually set the focus.
6.has lens shift
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The lens shift feature on a device allows the optical lens to be physically shifted up and down (vertical) or left and right (horizontal).

Connectivity

1.HDMI ports

2

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
2.has a VGA connector
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VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
3.component ports

1

The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
4.composite ports

1

The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
5.has an HDMI output
Sony VPL-HW55ES
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
3.audio input ports

1

More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.

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