Sony VPLDW126
Sony VPLDW126
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Sony VPLDW126

A cheap to run and fully featured 2500:1 UXGA (1600 x 1200) projector
2500:1 UXGA (1600 X 1200) No 30dB Aug 2013
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Sony VPLDW126 Review

With low running costs and mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPLDW126 number 570 across all projectors.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$77 Over 1 Year
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Why Has it Scored 30?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $77 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite dim projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

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Sony VPLDW126 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 628 expert and user reviews (including 90 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors. Sony also has excellent ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Carrying Case

The VPLDW126 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPLDW126 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. The VPLDW126 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPLDW126 has a quite quiet noise level (only 30 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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UXGA (1600 X 1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPLDW126 is UXGA (1600 x 1200). That's over eight times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. Multimedia projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,000 hours, the VPLDW126 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the VPLDW126 does not support full HD.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2013.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPLDW126 is $77, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242869783, 00272428697838, 03609740049040, 04905524942538