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Sony VPL-DX140

$436.66
A classic and cheap to run 2500:1 1024 x 768 data projector
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 3,200 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DX140 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX140 number 374 across all projectors.
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Good Features
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$72 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Sony projector has running costs of $72 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The VPL-DX140 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

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Sony VPL-DX140 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 80% from macworld.co.uk.

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Sony Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 628 owner and expert reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX140 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX140 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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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h. At only 3,000 hours, the VPL-DX140 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX140 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the VPL-DX140 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since July 2012.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-DX140 is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VPL-DX140 will cost $72 over 1 year to run.

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Value for Money

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242854277, 04051408359463, 04905524887723, 04905524887730

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