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Sony VPL-DX140

78

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Sony VPL-DX140

$1,195.00
Sony VPL-DX140

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A very economical to run and fully featured XGA 2500:1 contrast ratio data projector, with a fair price
1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No 3,200 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPLDX140 3200 Lumens XGA 3LCD Projector
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Sony VPL-DX140 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX140 number 490 across all projectors.
77
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Running Costs
$53 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

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 $53 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony VPL-DX140 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $195 (16%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-DX140 of £425.20 ($425.20) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $769.80.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-DX140 is $53 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX140 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-DX140's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is in the lowest 20% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-DX140's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 50% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-DX140 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-DX140's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 22% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX140 has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-DX140's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than 69% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX140 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242854277, 04051408359463, 04905524887723, 04905524887730

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