Sony VPLDX140
Sony VPLDX140
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Sony VPLDX140

A cheap to run and fully featured 2500:1 1024 x 768 projector
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Sony VPLDX140 Review

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Good Features
$75 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 30?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $75 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:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Fairly loud noise level
Does not support full HD

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Sony VPLDX140 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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


1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPLDX140 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of data projectors is 34dB. The Sony VPLDX140 has one of the louder noise levels (37 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPLDX140 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the VPLDX140 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPLDX140 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the VPLDX140 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPLDX140 in July 2012.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the VPLDX140 is $75 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

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