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Sony VPL-DX145

77

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Sony VPL-DX145

$670.00
Sony VPL-DX145
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A very economical to run and fully featured moderate noise level XGA projector, with a good price
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DX145 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX145 number 521 across all projectors.
74
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Running Costs
$57 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

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 $57 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Has a carrying case
Sony's inorganic panels (brightera) delivers higher picture quality, substantially brighter images, higher efficiency, better contrast, consistent colour stability and longer durability and usability
The vpl-dx145 offers 3200lm of brightness, XGA resolution, 1.3 times optical lens zoom, 2500:1 contrast ratio, RGB, HDMI digital input, video capability and all in a chassis weighing less than 2.5kg. easy to carry, set-up and power down, they are ideal for small to medium-sized rooms
With eco conscious features that ensure low total cost of ownership - the projector provides 7000 hours of lamp life, three brightness mode, auto lamp dimming, auto picture dimming and an ECO gauge that makes the vpl-dx145 one of the most eco-friendly projectors on the market today

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Sony VPL-DX145 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-DX145 is $57, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-DX145 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This Sony multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-DX145 of 35dB is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 43% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Sony VPL-DX145's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is in the lowest 19% of all multimedia projectors when sorted 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 projector brightness of the VPL-DX145 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-DX145 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-DX145 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-DX145 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 bulb power of the VPL-DX145 of only 210W is smaller than 70% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-DX145 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX145 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242276703, 00027242857346, 04905524896480

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