Asus B1M vs Sony VPL-DX125

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Asus B1M
Sony VPL-DX125

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
90% longer lamp service life Edit
The Asus B1M is a 30,000h lamp service life projector. That's 27,000h longer than the Sony VPL-DX125 (3,000h).
Integrated card reader Edit
The Asus B1M has an integrated card reader, however the Sony VPL-DX125 does not have an integrated card reader.
75% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Asus B1M is a 4W RMS rated power projector. That's 3W higher than the Sony VPL-DX125 (1W).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The Asus B1M is a two built-in speaker projector, whereas the Sony VPL-DX125 only has one built-in speaker.
Two times lighter Edit
The Asus B1M is a 900g heavy projector. That's 1.6kg lighter than the Sony VPL-DX125 (2.5kg).
Narrower Edit
The Asus B1M has a width of 175mm. That's 140mm narrower than the Sony VPL-DX125 (315mm).
£29 cheaper
The Asus B1M is £28.97 cheaper than the Sony VPL-DX125.
Cheaper to run by £65.70
The Asus B1M is £65.70 cheaper to run than the Sony VPL-DX125 over five years. Read more
3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 is a 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,900 ANSI lumens brighter than the Asus B1M (2,600 ANSI lumens).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Asus B1M only has one USB 2.0 port.
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Asus B1M does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Three times dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Asus B1M is a 700 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,900 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-DX125 (2,600 ANSI lumens).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Asus B1M has one USB 2.0 port, however the Sony VPL-DX125 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Asus B1M does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Sony VPL-DX125 does.
Over one year older
The Asus B1M is older than the Sony VPL-DX125 by 14 months.
9 Reasons Against
9x shorter lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 is a 3,000h lamp service life projector. That's 27,000h shorter than the Asus B1M (3,000h).
Does not have an integrated card reader Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 does not have an integrated card reader, but the Asus B1M has an integrated card reader.
3x lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 is a 1W RMS rated power projector. That's 3W lower than the Asus B1M (1W).
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 is a one built-in speaker projector, whereas the Asus B1M only has two built-in speakers.
64% heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 is a 2.5kg heavy projector. That's 1.6kg heavier than the Asus B1M (2.5kg).
45% wider Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 has a width of 315mm. That's 140mm wider than the Asus B1M (315mm).
£29 more expensive
The Sony VPL-DX125 is more expensive than the Asus B1M by £28.97.
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More expensive to run over five years by 212%
Over five years the Sony VPL-DX125 costs £96.63 to run which is £65.70 more to run than the Asus B1M. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

47 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 27.24
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 30.93
Purchase price £ 379.99
Total cost of ownership £ 410.92
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 96.63
Purchase price £ 408.96
Total cost of ownership £ 505.59
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.15T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3500:1
BEST
 3500:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
700 ANSI lumens 2,600 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,700 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.2:1
 1.2:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.6 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
31.2 - 153 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 7,000h
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 210W
Lamp Service Life
30,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Offset
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1280 x 800
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
D-Sub PC in Port
 D-Sub PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AV Input
 AV input
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Storage

Memory Card
 SD
 SD
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
BEST
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1MHz
Horizontal Scan Range
31.5 - 91.1 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 85 48 - 92
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Standard
BEST
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Standard
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Supported Audio Format
AAC,MP2,MP3,WAV,WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Format
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
BEST
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
RMS Rated Power
4W
BEST
1W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1
Document Format
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 TXT
 XLS
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 TXT
 XLS

Design

Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
85W
BEST
290W
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 90 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 35

Certificates

Certification
FCC, UL, CE, CB, CCC, C-tick, VCCI, PSE, Gost-R Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
2.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
80mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
225mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
338mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
900g
BEST
2.5kg
Height
44.5mm
BEST
87.2mm
Depth
139mm
BEST
233mm
Width
175mm
BEST
315mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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