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Sony VPLDX140

Sony VPLDX140 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,200 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Supported Graphics Resolutions Release Date
The VPL-DX140 is ideal for a range of business applications, especially small office and home office use. Designed with a sleek and stylish look, the flexible and compact new models also have the... More
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7 Reasons For

Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Sony is one of the top rated data projector manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Sony also has excellent ratings for its 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPLDX140 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPLDX140 also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider include the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price] which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

Across all the projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPLDX140 the optical zooms range from 1x to 1.3x, and the average optical zoom is 1.2x. When compared to other projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPLDX140 that we have assessed, the optical zoom of the VPLDX140 of 1.3 times zoom factor is one of the biggest.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

When compared to other projectors that were launched more than two years ago, the service life of lamp (economic mode) of the VPLDX140 of 7,000 hours is one of the longest. 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 2,000h and 8,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 5,400h.

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Fairly Bright Colour Light Output

The VPLDX140 has one of the brighter colour light outputs (3,200 ANSI lumens) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPLDX140 have colour light outputs of between 2,600 ANSI lumens and 7,000 ANSI lumens, and the average colour light output is 3,500 ANSI lumens.

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Very Light

At only 2.5 kilograms, the VPLDX140 is fairly light compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPLDX140. Across all the multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPLDX140 the weights range from 470g to 47kg, and the average weight is 7.1kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPLDX140 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the VPLDX140 also do not support full HD.

Other projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price].

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec, the Sony VPLDX140 does not support 3D.

We compared all the other data projectors which also support 3D to this projector and we think the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The VPLDX140 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the VPLDX140 have RMS rated powers of between 1W and 16W. The VPLDX140 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Bulb Power

Across all the data projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPLDX140 the bulb powers range from 190W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 250W. With a bulb power of only 210 Watts, the VPLDX140 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPLDX140.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The VPLDX140 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPLDX140 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPLDX140

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market for over four years.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the VPLDX140 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the VPLDX140.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony VPL-DX140[plb_1437607_price].

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to consider the VPL-CH355[pl_2577208_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens), or the VPL-CH350[pl_2751969_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens) both from Sony.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many projectors of a similar age and spec to it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Lamps
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
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Audio (L,R) in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Heat Dissipation
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input 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
Handheld Remote Control

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $67.58
Electricity cost when on standby $2.75
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Total running cost over 5 years $70.33
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00012303055656, 00027242274907, 00027242854277, 00042111276578, 00132018331620, 00151903100103, 00163120857319, 00168141608766, 00172302796148, 00272428542770, 00872182781783, 04051408359463, 04905524887730

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$ 1,499.00
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92% Higher RMS Rated Power
Two More VGA (D-Sub) Ports
700 ANSI Lumens Brighter Brightness in Economy Mode
Vastly Higher Power Consumption During PowerSave
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