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Sony VPL-DX270
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Sony VPL-DX270 Projector

4000:1 XGA (1024x768) 41dB 3,500 ANSI Lumens Aug 2016
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The VPL-DX270 XGA projector is a cost-effective yet fully-featured choice for clear, bright presentations in offices, meeting rooms and school classrooms. Light, compact and energy efficient, it's... More
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6 Reasons For

Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Multimedia projectors from Sony have an average rating of 89%, which is in the top 10% of all projector manufacturers that we have analysed.

Only Released Six Months Ago

This projector is one of the newest multimedia projectors to be released.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other battery powered projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-DX270, the Sony VPL-DX270 has a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the LG PH450UG[plb_3843261_price] which has better reviews; or the Pico Genie M400 Pro[plb_3288158_price] which is cheaper.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Sony VPL-DX270 supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over four times the resolution of a 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by latest multimedia projectors. Across all data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPL-DX270 the worst resolution is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Very Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of battery powered projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-DX270 is 65 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 3,500 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 810 ANSI lumens. When compared to other newly released battery powered projectors that we have assessed the projector brightness of, the VPL-DX270's projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The VPL-DX270 is a two HDMI ports quantity data projector.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Most multimedia projectors that have been available for the last year do not support 3D. The Sony VPL-DX270 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

Alternative data projectors which also support 3D that you might also want to look at include the Pico Genie M400 Pro[plb_3288158_price]; or the LG PH450UG[plb_3843261_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Sony VPL-DX270 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released in the last year also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this projector to all the other data projectors with a wi-Fi and we think the Pico Genie M400 Pro[plb_3288158_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX270 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other battery powered projectors that were launched in the last year also do not support full HD.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of battery powered projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the VPL-DX270 is 1W and the highest is 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 1 Watt, the VPL-DX270 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-DX270 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The service life of lamps of projectors that came out in the last 12 months range from 3,000h to 30,000h.

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Very Low Vertical Synchronization (max)

With a vertical synchronization (max) of only 0.092 kilohertz, the VPL-DX270 has one of the lower vertical synchronization (max)s amongst similar spec projectors of this age. The vertical synchronization (max)s of comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out in the last 12 months range from 0.092kHz to 120kHz, and the average vertical synchronization (max) is 52kHz.

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Heavy

At 2.7 kilograms, the Sony VPL-DX270 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other battery powered projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-DX270. The weights of recently released battery powered projectors range from 130g to 3.6kg, and the average weight is 1.1kg.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The VPL-DX270 is a one number of built-in speakers projector.

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Very Loud Noise Level

When compared to other recently released battery powered projectors that we have checked, the noise level of the VPL-DX270 of 41 decibels is one of the loudest. The average noise level of latest similar spec data projectors is 32dB, and the noise levels range from 29dB to 41dB.

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Very Loud Noise Level (economic Mode)

New multimedia projectors have noise level (economic mode)s of between 28dB and 35dB. When compared to other battery powered projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-DX270 that we have checked the noise level (economic mode) of, the Sony VPL-DX270's noise level (economic mode) of 35 decibels is one of the loudest.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony VPL-DX270

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors that came out in the last year.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
Video Colour Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Display Resolution
Power
Power Source
AC Adapter Output Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony p241985, sony vpldx270, sony p241985p, sony 1024x768
Barcodes 04548736032521
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