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Sony VPL-DW122

83

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Sony VPL-DW122

$529.95
$399.90 $130 cheaper than 39 days ago
Sony VPL-DW122
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A very economical to run and affordable moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with very good features
38dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DW122 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DW122 number 152 across all projectors.
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Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
HD-Ready

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $529.95 to $399.90 in the last 39 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Sony VPL-DW122 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Breathtakingly Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $399.90 it is in the cheapest 13% of projectors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-DW122 of £385.00 ($385.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $14.90.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-DW122 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VPL-DW122 is $46.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-DW122 of 38dB is in the loudest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-DW122 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-DW122 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 19% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DW122 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-DW122 of 5,000h is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DW122 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-DW122's bulb power of 210W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 64% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-DW122 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-DW122 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vpldw122

Barcodes:

00027242882218, 00272428822186, 04053162657465, 04058829196486, 04905524984064, 04905524984101, 05052184726158

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