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Sony VPL-EX50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Sony VPL-EX50. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and usability. The image quality and price also get good feedback. There are some less positive reviews about the noise. Opinions are divided on the size.

price, image quality, usability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Sony VPL-EX50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony VPL-EX50


Projector shines with picture-perfect images

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Marcus Austin (crn)

Sony VPL-EX50


Projector shines with picture-perfect images

We liked the VPL-EX50 and could find little wrong with it apart from the size and the tinny internal speaker. If the specification on the VPL-EX50 is a little too high there is an identical and much cheaper model in the VPL-EX5

Aug, 2008

Consumer review (

Excellent Good Service


As told product arrived at correct time, and was of great quality.....

Sep, 2014

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ear tastic


Have been using now for many week Great sound Deep bass.\nbetter than my iphone headphones clear sound good fit in ear.\nwell done sony

Sep, 2014

Consumer review (

Not bad for the price


Bought it as a back up to my Lenovo ones. To be honest, its not as good as previous Sony ones but still very decent.

Aug, 2014

Consumer review (

Comfortable and functional


I bought these headphones to replace the same model I'd lost. I was very happy with the previous ones and am equally happy with these. They do what they are supposed to - enable you to listen in comfort with good sound quality. Great for the price.

Aug, 2014

Consumer review (

Sony EX-50 Earphones


For the price it's a decent earphone. Just enough punch on the bass and good balance on the midrange. But if you're after some heavy bass spend a bit more and go for something else (JVC XX for example) otherwise this one does a great job. It's well...

Aug, 2014

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Very disappointing


I bought these earphones after losing the original ones for my Sharp mini disc player. By comparison these have hardly any bass response despite the packaging claim of 'rich bass'. After testing them on both my Sony Ericsson phone and my Sony Digital...

Jul, 2014

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Great quality, good sound, very comfortable


I bought these a month ago and they are brilliant, very comfortable, they stay in your ear. Very happy.

Jun, 2014

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For the price, a cracking pair of headphones


These are a good value pair of headphones for people on a budget. The sound quality is good, they fit nicely and come with three different rubber ear plugs so you can choose the one that best fits your ear shape. I can't say how long they last as I've...

Jun, 2014

Product Specifications

The VPLEX50 is a highly affordable XGA resolution projector, ideal for a wide range of applications from education to small business and home entertainment. Equipped with a short-focus lens, the VPLEX50 is able to produce large screen images from a short distance. With a stylish exterior and 2500 ANSI Lumens brightness, it delivers high quality imaging for all purposes. A wide range of connectivity options from RGB input, monitor and audio output and RS-232C provide the ultimate in flexibility and control. A large, well placed filter allows for easy access and greatly reduced maintenance events compared to conventional projectors. All of these features combine to deliver the ideal projector performance that perfectly suits your classroom, conference room or home entertainment setup.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:2500ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:900:1
Max Image Size:7.62m / 762cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Min Image Size:1.02m / 102cm
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:LCD projector


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VPL


Bulb power:190
Service life of lamp:3000

Lens System



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

Other features

Audio input:1
Audio output:1
Dimensions (WxDxH):314 x 269 x 109

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:2


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


Contrast ratio (typical):900:1
Keystone correction, vertical:-30 - 30
Projection distance:1.1 - 10.5
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:2500
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:300

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:3000hour(s)
Bulb type:UHP


Analog signal format system:PAL, SECAM

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