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Sony VPL-DX240

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Sony VPL-DX240

Sony VPL-DX240
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A very economical to run and good spec fairly noisy XGA projector
41dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 4000:1 No Aug 2016
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Sony VPL-DX240 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-DX240 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
81
Running Costs
$57 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $57 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.
This projector 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-DX240 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-DX240 is $57 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX240 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all multimedia 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 average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the Sony VPL-DX240 of 41dB is in the loudest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

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. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-DX240 of only 4,000 is lower than 69% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-DX240 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-DX240 of 5,000h is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 41% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX240 has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX240 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-DX240 of 215W is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 62% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Features Digital Keystone Correction

The Sony VPL-DX240 features digital keystone correction. 92% of projectors do not feature digital keystone correction.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vpldx240

Barcodes:

04548736032514

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