Sony VPL-DX126
Sony VPL-DX126
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Sony VPL-DX126

A fully featured 2500:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 2,600 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
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Sony VPL-DX126 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX126 number 943 across all projectors.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$91 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

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 $91 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-DX126 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 628 expert and user reviews (including 90 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its projectors. Sony also has excellent ratings specifically for its projectors compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.



The Sony VPL-DX126 is HD-Ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

At 7,000 hours, the VPL-DX126 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the VPL-DX126 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors. The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX126 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX126 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-DX126 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since March 2014.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-DX126 has an average 1 year running cost of $91 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers


00027242869769, 00272428697692, 02001438562007, 04905524942514

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