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DELL 1420X

$298.96
$224.94 $74.02 cheaper than 7 days ago
A great value for money and cheap to run 2400:1 1024 x 768 projector
2400:1 XGA (1024x768) No 33dB Aug 2012
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DELL 1420X Review

Representing excellent value for money but with low running costs, we have ranked the DELL 1420X number 93 across all projectors.
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$81 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
53
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $81 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Not Energy Star certified
Quite small bulb power

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DELL 1420X In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

DELL Projectors Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

Based on 1,027 user and expert reviews (including 211 verified purchases), DELL has unexceptional ratings for its multimedia projectors. DELL also has unexceptional ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a DELL data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Low-Priced

We think this multimedia projector represents good value compared to other multimedia projectors. The cheapest data projector that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000.

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Features

Not Energy Star Certified

The DELL 1420X is not Energy Star certified, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At only 190 Watts, the DELL 1420X has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the DELL 1420X has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the DELL 1420X is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most common resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the DELL 1420X has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The DELL 1420X does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Not HD-Ready

The DELL 1420X is not HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors do are HD-Ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL 1420X has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

DELL released the 1420X in August 2012.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the 1420X is $81, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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