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  • Lumens: 2800
  • Resolution (Native): XGA 1024 x 768
  • Throw Ratio: 0.46
  • Contrast: 3,000
  • Technology: LCD
  • HDMI Inputs: 1
  • Lamp Life (Est.): 10000
  • SKU: VPL-SX226
  • EAN: 5013493260634

End of line. Replacement model is the EB-680. There is no denying the reliability and strong quality of the Sony products, and the VPL-SX226 is a great example of this. This is a short throw projector and can projector an 80 inch image from just 75cm away, ensuring t ... Read more

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End of line. Replacement model is the EB-680. There is no denying the reliability and strong quality of the Sony products, and the VPL-SX226 is a great example of this. This is a short throw projector and can projector an 80 inch image from just 75cm away, ensuring that the presenter will not create any shadows on the screen, and possibly more importantly it eliminates the health and safety risk of looking into the lens when it is on as you can stand the other side of the projector and engage with your audience more.

Just Projectors review of the Sony VPL-SX226

It is a real space saver. This projector is also perfect for connecting to almost any device in your boardroom or classroom with a future proof HDMI input, VGA for older laptops and also a USB port for PC-free presentations. There is also a microphone input so your audience can hear you loud and clear. With the help of Eco Mode on the projector you can get an incredible 10,000 hours from the lamp lowering the total cost of ownership even further. It also features a built in 16W speaker which is suitable for a medium sized audience. The LCD technology will give you realistic and true to life colours, which is perfect for photographers. The XGA resolution is suitable for PowerPoint, images and short videos. If you are showing longer videos or movies, we recommend going up to WXGA as this is widescreen and your pixels will not be stretched. However, for presentations, this projector will give you a sharp image. The VPL-SX226 certainly is a great projector, but for expert advice to ensure this is the right model give our friendly sales team a call on 01189070703 for more information.

What Sony say about the VPL-SX226

Deliver Powerful Presentation with an interactive white board

The wall-mountable short throw projector VPL-SX226 is suitable for using a projector with a white board. A Short Throw distance of 75cm for an 80” screen is good for limited space in a classroom. The teacher can be free from the projector's glare and able to easily teach their students. By using this projector with an interactive white board the initial costs can be reduced.

This projector has a long-lasting lamp of 10,000 hours. The Unique lamp dimming function by Sony reduces the lamp power usage and lamp power consumption. It's low TCO and usability means the user can enjoy bright images for a much longer time.

VPL-SX236 is a colourful and bright projector. Thanks to the 3LCD Sony "BrightEra™", the picture is colourful and the images are bright. And it also has vivid 2,800 lumen with XGA resolution. These specs are best for a classroom environment. It's easier for all of the students to see with this big screen size.

Smart Connection with PC, Tablet and smartphone is also supported. The wireless presentation capability makes it simple to present files from your PC or smart phone/tablet.

  • The projector's short focal length lens allows a 80 inches (diagonal screen size) image to be projected from a distance of only 75cm from the screen. The presenter is not distracted by the projected image, and it’s easier for the audience to see the projected image as on screen shadows from the presenter are minimised.

  • High performance lamp technology offers reduced ownership costs plus reduced maintenance, with a lamp replacement time of approx. 10,000 hours (with brightness in low mode).

  • Advanced lamp technology enables a range of energy-saving features. Auto Light Dimming mode saves energy when the projector is left on without being used. Auto Picture Mode automatically adjusts light output to suit the projected scene. Touching a button on the remote mutes the picture temporarily, dramatically reducing power consumption.

  • The unique lamp dimming function reduces lamp power usage and lamp power consumption. Its low total cost of ownership (TCO) and usability lets you enjoy bright images for a much longer time.

  • Just touch the ECO MODE key on the projector or supplied Remote Commander™ to instantly access energy-saving settings.

  • The efficient 3LCD panel system is enhanced by advanced BrightEra™ technology by Sony. You’ll see the difference with impressively bright, consistent, high resolution images with excellent colour accuracy and impressive reliability.

  • With a 2,800 lumen maximum light output (in high mode), the VPL-SX226 delivers crisp, bright presentations that can be seen clearly in classrooms or meeting rooms. There’s a choice of three brightness modes to suit any environment, from bright daylight to darkened rooms.

  • Six available picture modes ensure optimum image quality with any input source: Dynamic, Standard, Presentation, Blackboard, etc. Combined with a choice of three brightness modes, users can select the most suitable setting to suit any picture source and presentation environment.

  • Project presentations from a networked PC or Mac. Present JPEG, PDF and other files wirelessly from a tablet or smartphone. Up to four users can project PC/Mac images simultaneously, while up to eight users can connect to one projector. The Projector Station for Network Presentation application for Windows/Mac is included. For tablet/smartphone use, an application is provided by Pixelworks, downloaded from the web. For details visit

  • Projector functions and status can be managed and monitored remotely from any networked PC, using the included Projector Station for Network Control application.

  • Make presentations wirelessly from a portable or handheld device. (Microsoft Windows / Macintosh OS requires Projector Station for Network Presentation application. iOS / Android requires VueMagic application.)

  • Download the free Projector Remote app and control the projector from anywhere in the room with your handheld device, with simple easy-to-read buttons on your phone or tablet.

  • Slip in a USB drive and display photos, images and graphics with no PC needed.

  • Present pictures and audio* from a connected PC or Mac with just one USB cable you don't even need to install a software driver.
    * There may be a time lag between video and audio. For low-latency applications it is recommended to use projector's line-in or HDMI-in connection.

  • Define your own input labels like 'BD Player', 'PC' and 'Document Camera', making it easier to see on screen what devices are connected and being used.

  • The projector's smart, contemporary looks fit discreetly into any classroom, training suite or meeting room.

Weight (Kgs) 4.4000
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Technology LCD
Lumens 2800
Throw Ratio 0.46
Resolution (Native) XGA 1024 x 768
Lamp Life (Est.) 10000
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2800 Lumens

Short Throw

XGA 1024 x 768

16W Built In Speaker


10,000 Lamp Hours

Delivery & Returns

Delivery Charges

Delivery Rates to mainland UK - (excluding large screens and Touch Screens

Delivery is to ground floor, if you have special delivery instructions you must contact us to ensure that we can have the best chance of success in delivering the item. We required items to be signed for.

Working Delivery dates are Monday to Friday unless Saturday delivery is selected.

  • 7-10 weeking days delivery is free of charge 
  • 2-3 Days £8 + vat
  • Next Day £12 + vat - if ordered before cut off
  • Saturday £35 + vat - Be careful choosing this option, it has he highest incidence of failure with all couriers.

Delivery cut off is 4pm on most items - earlier time exceptions are Metroplan screen, large items, items requiring a pallet. If you order after 4pm then the order is processed the next day, that means if you ordered Tuesday at 8pm at night, the next day delivery option is Thursday as the order is processed on the Wednesday.

Delivery Rates to non-mainland UK + Eire - (excluding large screens and Touch Screens)

Non Mainland and the Highlands and Islands- this includes the Isle of Wight, any thing that goes over water that does not have road access. These rates are determined by couriers based on postcode. If there are multiple items then we may need to quote you for delivery.

2-3 Days £35 + vat

Large Screens +3m wide & Touch Screen

By Quotation - they might not be able to be next day as specialised couriers are often required.


Faulty Items

Goods Reported Faulty Within 28 Days of Receipt.

If you have a faulty item and are reporting the fault within 28 days of receipt (please note that for business customers, this is 14 days). When the goods are returned to us complete, we’ll issue a full refund to you via your original payment method.We will try and ensure that there is a fault, that often requires is running diagnostics or getting the manufacturer to speak to you directly to determine whether there is a genuine fault rather than just a set up error. 

Goods Damaged in Transit.

If your goods were damaged in transit it must be reported to us within 3 days. If goods are visibly damaged on receipt the delivery note must be marked accordingly. Once the damaged goods have been collected and received back into our warehouse, we’ll issue a refund via your original payment method. We will require pictures of the damage.

Consumers - If You Have Changed Your Mind – this is for personal use not business or organisations

If you are a private consumer and have changed your mind as long as the goods have not been in your possession for over 14 days, and the item can be sold again as new, then you are entitled to return the goods to us. If the item you are returning is a Projector, the lamp hours used must not have exceeded 3 hours otherwise a restocking fee will be applied. The cost of returning items is the responsibility of the customer. As new means in original packaging with complete accessory packs and manuals. If any item is marked/damaged, including the packing, there may be a restocking fee. Please contact us directly before sending any goods back to obtain an RMA number without this there may be a delay in dealing with your return. If you purchased for a company, or an organisation you are not deemed a Consumer by law.


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