Sony VPL-DX125


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Sony VPL-DX125

Sony VPL-DX125
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A good spec and very economical to run XGA 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector
1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No 2,600 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
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Sony VPL-DX125 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-DX125 as follows:
Good Features
Running Costs
$59 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $59 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 multimedia projectors.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Native XGA (1,024 x 768) resolution with 2,600 lumens
Auto power saving with brightness adjustment and lamp dimming
Network presentation
USB media viewer
Long-lasting lamp (up to 7,000h low mode)
Bright era panel
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Sony VPL-DX125 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-DX125 has an average running cost of $59 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-DX125 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The VPL-DX125's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is lower than 81% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Sony VPL-DX125's projector brightness 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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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Sony VPL-DX125's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than 82% 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. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX125 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the VPL-DX125 of only 210W is in the smallest 28% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX125 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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