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Sony VPL-DX147

79

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Sony VPL-DX147

$779.95
Sony VPL-DX147
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A very economical to run and low cost moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DX147 Review

With low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX147 number 323 across all projectors.
87
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Sony VPL-DX147 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $779.95 it is in the cheapest 38% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-DX147 of £452.85 ($452.85) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $327.10.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-DX147 is $46, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX147 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPL-DX147's noise level of 38dB is louder than 85% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-DX147 of only 3,000 is lower than 76% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-DX147's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-DX147's service life of lamp of 5,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-DX147 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX147 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the Sony VPL-DX147 of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 33% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX147 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX147 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

linsar 50led980s, sony vpldx147

Barcodes:

00027242882232, 04053162754393, 04905524984088, 05052184726103

Sony VPL-DX147

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