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Asus B1M vs Sony VPL-DX125

Asus B1M vs Sony VPL-DX125

Asus B1M

72

Overall Score

Asus B1M

£499.99
Our Verdict:
A very cheap 3500:1 280 x 800 projector with average features and multiple awards
81
82 Reviews + 3 Awards
95
Excellent
54
Average Features
40
4 Years Old
94
£31 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
72
Very Good
3500:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 32dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Sony VPL-DX125

35

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A 3 year old 2500:1 1024 x 768 data projector with inferior features
35
Missing Some Features
44
3 Years Old
63
£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
35
Mediocre
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 2,600 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date

Top Prices

Projectorshop24
Maplin
2 Prices from 2 Stores | £499.99
No prices found

Reviews & Awards

Awards
3 Awards
hard-h2o.com: Great Buy
insidehw.com: Approved
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
No awards found
Average Expert Rating
No reviews found
Average User Rating
No reviews found

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years
Electricity cost - switched on £ 27.24
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 30.93
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.

Specification

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)  3500:1
BEST
 3500:1
Projector Native Resolution  WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness 700 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,600 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type  3-panel (p-Si TFT active)  3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,700 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio  Fixed  Fixed
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios  16:9,2.35:1,4:3  16:9,2.35:1,4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio  4:3
BEST
 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

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
Supported Video Modes  1080  1080
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

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

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Rates  1000  100  10  100,100,10  10,100,1000  1000  100  10  100,100,10  10,100,1000
BEST

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards  SD  SD

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
Vertical Scan Range
Preset Modes  sRGB  Dynamic  Standard
BEST
 sRGB  Dynamic  Standard
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Audio Formats Supported 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
Product Type  Portable projector  Desktop projector  Portable projector  Desktop projector

Power

Power Source  AC  AC
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 85W 290W
BEST
AC Input Voltage  100  100 - 240  110 - 240  120  120 - 240  1  110 - 240,100 - 240  100 - 240,120 - 240,100 - 240  100  100 - 240  110 - 240  120  120 - 240  1  110 - 240,100 - 240  100 - 240,120 - 240,100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Certificates

Certification 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 2.5kg
BEST
Height 44.5mm 87.2mm
Depth 139mm 233mm
Width 175mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type  IR  IR
Cables Included  VGA  AC
BEST
 VGA  AC
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