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Sony VPL-DX142 Projector

$734.84
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) 41dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $58.19 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews
Very low running costs
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Reviews

Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Sony projectors have an average rating of 89%, which is in the top 5% of all multimedia projector manufacturers that we have assessed. 100% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX142 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

Alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at include the Sony VPL-DX127 which is cheaper.

It is worth considering other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Sony VPL-DW122 ($379.99), or the NEC M271X.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-DX142 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Very Loud Noise Level

Projectors of this type and age have noise levels of between 25dB and 45dB, and the average noise level is 35dB. The noise level of the VPL-DX142 of 41 decibels is one of the loudest amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth considering include the NEC M271X (26dB).

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-DX142 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX142 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also do not support full HD.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-DX142 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors of this age and spec range from 140W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 230W. The VPL-DX142 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 210 Watts) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2017.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-DX142 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-DX142 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242882201, 04053162599161, 04905524984057

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