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Sony VPL-DX127

69

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Sony VPL-DX127

Sony VPL-DX127
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DX127 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-DX127 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Sony VPL-DX127 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-DX127 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VPL-DX127 is $46.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX127 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas 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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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Sony VPL-DX127's noise level of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The VPL-DX127's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 22% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-DX127'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 ranked by this feature. 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.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-DX127's service life of lamp of 5,000h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 58% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX127 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX127 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPL-DX127's bulb power of only 210W is in the smallest 35% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-DX127 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-DX127 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vpldx127

Barcodes:

00027242882225, 04058154060131, 04905524984071

Sony VPL-DX127 - Other Projectors Worth Considering

$6 cheaper to run over five years
Quieter noise level
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