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Acer X112H vs Sony VPL-DX142

Acer X112H vs Sony VPL-DX142

Acer X112H
Sony VPL-DX142

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
17% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Acer X112H has a service life of lamp of 6,000h. That's 1,000h longer than the Sony VPL-DX142 (5,000h).
3D Edit
The Acer X112H supports 3D, whereas the Sony VPL-DX142 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Acer X112H has a noise level of 30dB, but the Sony VPL-DX142 is a 41dB noise level projector (11dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

£213 cheaper
The Acer X112H costs £169.97, whereas the Sony VPL-DX142 is £383.40.
4 Reasons For
A little brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-DX142 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, however the Acer X112H is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A little bigger bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-DX142 is 210W lamp power, but the Acer X112H is only a 190W lamp power projector (20W smaller).
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
4% cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony VPL-DX142 only costs £74.20 to run but the Acer X112H costs £76.91 to run (4% more). Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer X112H is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-DX142 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
20W smaller bulb power Edit
The Acer X112H is a 190W lamp power projector. That's 20W smaller than the Sony VPL-DX142 (210W).
Not as many stockists
Only 2 shops sells the Acer X112H, however 4 shops sell the Sony VPL-DX142. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More expensive to run over five years by 4%
Over five years the Acer X112H costs £76.91 to run which is £2.71 more to run than the Sony VPL-DX142. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
1,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-DX142 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Acer X112H is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
27% louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-DX142 is a 41dB noise level projector. That's 11dB louder than the Acer X112H (41dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

More expensive by £213
The Sony VPL-DX142 is £213.43 more expensive than the Acer X112H.
Older by over one year
The Sony VPL-DX142 is 15 months older than the Acer X112H.

Date Released

18 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 76.91
Purchase price £ 169.97
Total cost of ownership £ 246.88
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 70.51
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 74.20
Purchase price £ 383.40
Total cost of ownership £ 457.60
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.37T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 15000:1
BEST
 15000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.02kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1 - 11.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
7,000h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Bulb Power
190W 210W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
6,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
2.51 - 2.69 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.95 - 24.18 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
30dB
BEST
41dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
27dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 987BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 19 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 48 - 92
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
240W 220W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 190W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 290W
USB Powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB powered
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 120 - 230
 230
 100
 100 - 240
 120
 120 - 230
 230
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3048 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg
BEST
2.5kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 75mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 230.5mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 315mm

Packaging Content

User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA
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