Sony VPL-DX125
Sony VPL-DX125
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Sony VPL-DX125

A 5 year old 2500:1 1024 x 768 data projector with satisfactory features
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 2,600 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DX125 Review

With low running costs and average features, we have scored the Sony VPL-DX125 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
$77 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 40?

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 $77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a carrying case
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness

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Sony VPL-DX125 In-Depth Analysis


Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX125 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-DX125 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 21% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-DX125 of only 3,000h is quite short compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 24% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX125 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony VPL-DX125 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-DX125 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-DX125 has an average running cost of $77 over 5 years based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers


00027242857339, 04905524896473