Sony VPL-DX127
Sony VPL-DX127
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Sony VPL-DX127

A cheap to run and fully featured 3000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DX127 Review

Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$60 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $60 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 12% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Quite loud noise level
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-DX127 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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


1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-DX127 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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The Sony VPL-DX127 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

At 38 decibels, the Sony VPL-DX127 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the VPL-DX127 does not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX127 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the VPL-DX127 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was August 2014 when this data projector was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The VPL-DX127 has an average running cost of only $60 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 12% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vpldx127
Barcodes 00027242882225, 04058154060131, 04905524984071
Quieter noise level
Higher running costs over five years by $0.19