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Sony VPL-DW120
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Sony VPL-DW120 Projector

2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 2,600 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Jul 2012
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Designed for the corporate sector to enable them to work smarter and create business-driving impact, the new VPL-DW120 is the perfect desktop projector, delivering clear, crisp, bright... More
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8 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the VPL-DW120 will cost only £88 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the cheaper to run 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than two years.

Sony Projectors Have Good Reviews

Sony 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors have good reviews on average and across all data projectors Sony is one of the better rated brands.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-DW120 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper projectors such as the Sony VPL-DX126[plb_1618830_price].

There are a number of other projectors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at including the Sony VPL-DW126[plb_1617920_price].

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

This projector supports a graphics resolution of 1280 x 800 (WXGA)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is typical of many data projectors of a similar age and spec to it.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

The VPL-DW120 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-DW120 the resolution ranges from XGA (1024x768) (worst) to WUXGA (1920x1200) (best).

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

With a service life of lamp in economic mode of 7,000 hours, the VPL-DW120 has one of the longer service life of lamp in economic mode amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp in economic mode of 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-DW120 is 5,600h.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Resolution

The native resolution of this multimedia projector is WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2.5 kilograms, the VPL-DW120 is one of the lighter data projectors of a similar type and age to the VPL-DW120 amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The lightest data projector of this type and age is 470g heavy, the heaviest is 47kg, and the average weight is 7.3kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The VPL-DW120 does not support Full HD projection, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-DW120 also do not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Sony VPL-DW120 does not support 3D image projection, although this is within the context that most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-DW120 also do not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPL-DW120 do not support WiFi connectivity. The VPL-DW120 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Projectors of this age and type have projector brightness of between 500 ANSI lumens and 16,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,100 ANSI lumens. The VPL-DW120 has one of the dimmer projector brightness (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Quite Dim Brightness in Economy Mode

The brightness in economy mode of data projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-DW120 range from 1,500 ANSI lumens to 5,600 ANSI lumens. The VPL-DW120 has one of the dimmer brightness in economy mode (only 1,500 ANSI lumen) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the projectors that were released more than two years ago the RMS rated power range from 1W to 16W. With an RMS rated power of only 1 Watt, the VPL-DW120 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the VPL-DW120.

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Very Small Lamp Power

The average lamp power of comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-DW120 is 250W. With a lamp power of only 210 Watts, the Sony VPL-DW120 has one of the smaller lamp power amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Quite Small Matrix Size

Across all the 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-DW120 the matrix sizes range from 0.45" to 1.8". The VPL-DW120 has a quite small matrix size (only 0.59 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-DW120.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony VPL-DW120

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released over four years ago.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Brightness in Economy Mode
Zoom Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Focus Mode
Video
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Composite Video in Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
On Screen Display
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Power
Power Source
Typical Power Consumption
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Cable Included
Other Features
Connectivity
Aspect Ratio

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Electricity cost when switched on £87.49
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Total running cost over 5 years £87.49
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0.43T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242274969, 00027242854338, 04250064948459, 04905524887785, 04905524887792

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