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Sony VPL-DX125
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Sony VPL-DX125 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 2,600 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution Projector Brightness Graphics Resolution Release Date
- Native XGA (1,024 x 768) resolution with 2,600 lumens- Auto power saving with brightness adjustment and lamp dimming- Network presentation- USB media viewer- Long-lasting lamp (up to 7,000h low... More
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7 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Projector Reviews

Based on 249 owner and expert reviews, Sony has good reviews for its projectors. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX125 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-DX125.

We compared this projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price] is also worth considering.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

This multimedia projector supports a graphics resolution of 1280 x 768 (WXGA)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is the most commonly supported graphics resolution on similar spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The VPL-DX125 is a two USB 2.0 port projector. Most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the VPL-DX125 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This multimedia projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data transfer rate on projectors of this type and age.

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Narrow

At only 315 millimeters, the VPL-DX125 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPL-DX125. The widths of 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 150mm to 650mm.

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Very Light

The weights of data projectors of this age and type range from 470g to 47kg, and the average weight is 7.3kg. With a weight of only 2.5 kilograms, the VPL-DX125 is one of the lighter projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-DX125 amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago, the VPL-DX125 does not support Full HD projection.

Alternative projectors which also support Full HD projection that you might also want to consider include the Sony VPL-DW125[plb_1443008_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Sony VPL-DX125 does not support 3D image projection, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors of this age and spec also do not support 3D image projection.

There are a number of other projectors which also support 3D image projection which you might want to look at including the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The VPL-DX125 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Slow Dot Clock Scanning Frequency

Across all the projectors of this age and spec the dot clock scanning frequencies range from 1MHz to 230MHz, and the average dot clock scanning frequency is 150MHz. At only 1 megahertz, the VPL-DX125 has a fairly slow dot clock scanning frequency compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Very Small Lamp Power

At only 210 Watts, the Sony VPL-DX125 has a fairly small lamp power compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for more than two years. The smallest lamp power of projectors that were released more than two years ago is 190W and the biggest is 400W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The VPL-DX125 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the VPL-DX125 have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-DX125

Average Running Costs

The VPL-DX125 has an average 1 year running cost of £97 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 41 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-DX125 over two years ago.

XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,600 ANSI lumens, the VPL-DX125 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this 2500:1 contrast ratio projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to consider the VPL-CH350[pl_2751969_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens), the VPL-CH355[pl_2577208_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens), or the VPL-CH375[pl_2574953_price] (5,000 ANSI lumens) all from Sony.

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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
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
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Battery
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Technical Details

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.94
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £96.63
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony VPL-DX125uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 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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