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Sony VPL-DX142 Review
|$40 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 73?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $40 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 2,021 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:
Sony VPL-DX142 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Poor Value for Money
Whilst the product is in the cheapest 63% of projectors, it has mediocre features and at $770.99 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.
Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom
We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-DX142 of £383.40 ($383.40) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $387.59.
Running Costs Are Low
The VPL-DX142 is in the cheapest 13% of all 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VPL-DX142 will cost only $40 over 5 years to run.
Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution
The Sony VPL-DX142 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).
Louder Than Average Noise Level
The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Sony VPL-DX142 of 41dB is very loud compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 98% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.
Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)
The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-DX142 of only 3,000 is in the lowest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.
Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the VPL-DX142 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The VPL-DX142 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the VPL-DX142 of 5,000h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 39% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Sony VPL-DX142 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Smaller Than Average Bulb Power
Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPL-DX142's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 65% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Support Full HD
The VPL-DX142 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.
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