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46

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Sony VPL-DX147

$779.95
A cheap to run and good value for money 3000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DX147 Review

With low running costs but representing average value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX147 number 50 across all projectors.
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59
Average
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Good Features
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$60 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $60 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 12% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a carrying case
Fairly loud noise level
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-DX147 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

We checked 628 owner and expert reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of data projectors is from $149 to $24,000. We think that this data projector has an average price compared to other data 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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Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-DX147 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This Sony projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX147 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 38 decibels, the Sony VPL-DX147 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The quietest noise level of data projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-DX147 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX147 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the VPL-DX147 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-DX147 in August 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the VPL-DX147 will cost only $60 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242882232, 04053162754393, 04905524984088, 05052184726103

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