Philips PPX1230/EU
Philips PPX1230/EU
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Philips PPX1230/EU

A fully featured 500:1 800 x 600 projector
500:1 SVGA (800x600) No 30 ANSI Lumens Oct 2010
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Philips PPX1230/EU Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Philips PPX1230/EU number 667 across all projectors.
1 Review
Not Currently for Sale
Missing Some Features
6 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 19?

It has below average expert reviews and average user reviews with an average overall rating of 36%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It is missing some features:
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not have a handheld remote control
Only 1,080 video mode

Philips PPX1230/EU In-Depth Analysis


Poor Expert Reviews

Projector expert review site scored this projector 20 out of 100. This means that multimedia projector experts really don't rate this data projector very highly.

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Philips Data Projectors Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

We checked 219 expert and owner reviews (including 41 verified purchases) for Philips data projectors and found that on average Philips has unexceptional ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has unexceptional ratings specifically within its projectors range. 88% of those that bought a Philips data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens. At only 30 ANSI lumens, the PPX1230/CN has a very dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the PPX1230/CN has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h.

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Supports Full HD

The PPX1230/CN supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PPX1230/CN has a carrying case, as do most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Philips PPX1230/CN has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The PPX1230/CN does not have a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors do have a handheld remote control.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The highest resolution of the PPX1230/CN is 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This Philips projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Released Over Six Years Ago

It was January 2011 when Philips released the PPX1230/CN.

Philips PPX1230/EU Review Sources

To prepare this Philips PPX1230/EU review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 331,148 product attributes, 16,148 projector reviews and 2,462,900 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ppx1230cavo, ppx1230cn, ppx1230eu
Barcodes 03425160292749, 03425160302912, 03425160306569, 06940971301130