Asus B1M vs Sony VPL-DX125

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Asus B1M
Sony VPL-DX125

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Card reader integrated Edit
The Asus B1M has a card reader integrated, however the Sony VPL-DX125 does not have a card reader integrated.
50% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Asus B1M is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 1W higher than the Sony VPL-DX125 (1W).
Two number of built-in speakerss Edit
The Asus B1M is a two number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the Sony VPL-DX125 only has one number of built-in speakers.
Two times lighter Edit
The Asus B1M is a 900g heavy projector. That's 1.6kg lighter than the Sony VPL-DX125 (2.5kg).
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 quantitys Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Asus B1M only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 has an ethernet LAN, but the Asus B1M does not have an ethernet LAN.

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 ports quantity Edit
The Asus B1M has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Sony VPL-DX125 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Asus B1M does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the Sony VPL-DX125 does.
Eleven months older
The Asus B1M is older than the Sony VPL-DX125 by eleven months.
6 Reasons Against
Does not have a card reader integrated Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 does not have a card reader integrated, but the Asus B1M has a card reader integrated.
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 is a 1W RMS rated power projector. That's 1W lower than the Asus B1M (1W).
Only one number of built-in speakers Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 is a one number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the Asus B1M only has two number of built-in speakerss.
64% heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 is a 2.5kg heavy projector. That's 1.6kg heavier than the Asus B1M (2.5kg).
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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.

Awards

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Date Released

46 months Ago 35 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 £ 463.41
Total cost of ownership £ 494.34
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 96.63

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 (typical)
 3500:1
BEST
 3500:1
Projector Native 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)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Projector Brightness (economic 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 Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
31.2 - 153 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7,000h
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 210W
Service Life of Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000h

Lens System

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

Video

Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
BEST
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
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
BEST
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1MHz
Horizontal Scan Range
50 - 85 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
31.5 - 91.1 48 - 92
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
AAC,MP2,MP3,WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 VOB
BEST
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 VOB
RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
1W
Number of Built-In Speakers
2
BEST
1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
85W
BEST
290W
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

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

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

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