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Sony VPL EW5

Sony VPL EW5
alaScore 83

7 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Sony VPL EW5. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Sony VPL EW5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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This summary is based on the products: Sony VPL-EW5 UltraPortable Projector - 1280 x 800 WXGA - 6.61lbSony VPL-EW5 UltraPortable Projector - 1280 x 800 WXGA - 6.61lb

Feb, 2018

Expert review by: Jeremy Laird (

Sony VPL-EW5 review


A versatile all-rounder that doesn't break the bank

High power lamp ; Great colours

Black levels

An all purpose projector that's not afraid to play in the daytime

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: jhanoe (

quality picture sony vpl ews projector


Disappointed with the product made sony co,ltd I buy another brand projector but the picture quality is not sejernih Sony VPL EWS Technical Details for Sony VPL EW5 Product Description Sony VPL EW5 - LCD projector Device Type LCD projector - High...

Best quality picture


Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: jazzdoit4real (



A projector is useful device specially to people who is doing or presenting a presentation for displaying video, images or computer data on a screen or other flat surface. The device is mostly use by an Instructor within a school or for business too...

Much better than analog


Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Sony's VPL-E Series data projectors are extremely affordable and ideal for a number of applications, especially in education and business. Sony's VPL-EW5 is not only stylish, but also provides a high brightness of 2000 lumens. If widescreen projection is desired, the VPL-EW5 offers WXGA resolution. This projector comes equipped with a short focal-length lens enabling large-screen projection from a very short distance. Because this projector was designed primarily for education and business, it is very easy to use and provides security features such as a password authentication system and a security bar. In addition, it offers a variety of interfaces such as a monitor output, audio output, RS-232C for control, and High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) for digital video projection. All of these features combine to make the VPL-E Series ideal for both classrooms and conference rooms.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:WXGA
HD Image Format:720p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:2000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:700:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Min Image Size:1.02m / 102cm
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:LCD projector


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VPL


Bulb power:190
Lamp Type:UHP
Service life of lamp:2000 / 3000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):3000


Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:1

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):35 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):32 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Other features

Analogue video signal:NTSC3.58, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43, PAL-M, PAL-N, PAL60
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):314 x 269 x 109
Video Out:HD D-sub 15 (RGB)

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):3
Power consumption (typical):225 / 260


Contrast ratio (typical):700:1
Keystone correction, vertical:-30 - 30
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:2000
Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x800)
Screen size compatibility:1016 - 7620

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2000hour(s)
Bulb type:UHP

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 3.58 / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video

Weight & Dimensions