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Sony VPL-DW240 Review
|$55 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 71?
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $55 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Sony VPL-DW240 In-Depth Analysis
Running Costs Are OK
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the VPL-DW240 will cost $55 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.
1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Resolution
The VPL-DW240 has a 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).
Louder Than Average Noise Level
The noise level of the VPL-DW240 of 41dB is very loud compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 97% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of data projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)
The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The VPL-DW240's contrast ratio (typical) of only 4,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 69% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-DW240 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 29% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-DW240 of 5,000h is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 58% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The VPL-DW240 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The VPL-DW240 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.
Average Bulb Power
The VPL-DW240's bulb power of 215W is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 62% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.