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Asus B1M vs Sony VPL-DX125

Asus B1M vs Sony VPL-DX125

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Asus B1M
Sony VPL-DX125

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
90% longer service life of lamp Edit
Asus B1M is 30,000h lamp service life. That's 27,000h longer than the Sony VPL-DX125 (3,000h).
Card reader integrated Edit
The Asus B1M has a card reader integrated, however the Sony VPL-DX125 does not have a card reader integrated.
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
2 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).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPL-DX125 has an Ethernet LAN, but the Asus B1M does not have an Ethernet LAN.

Reasons Against

2 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).
Over one year older
The Asus B1M is older than the Sony VPL-DX125 by 14 months.
3 Reasons Against
9x shorter service life of lamp Edit
Sony VPL-DX125 is only 3,000h lamp service life. That's 27,000h shorter than the Asus B1M (3,000h).
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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

3 Awards
hard-h2o.com: Great Buy
insidehw.com: Approved
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

52 months Ago 38 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
-40 - 40 -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
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
31.2 - 153 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
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
30,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

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

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
 Full HD
 Full HD
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
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 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

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
31.5 - 91.1 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 85 48 - 92
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Standard
BEST
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Standard
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,WAV,WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Formats Supported
 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 Formats Supported
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 TXT
 XLS
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 TXT
 XLS

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
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 (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
85W
BEST
290W
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

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)
0 - 40 0 - 35

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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