Philips PPX1230/EU
Philips PPX1230/EU
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Philips PPX1230/EU

A 7 year old 500:1 800 x 600 data projector with not very good reviews and poor features
500:1 SVGA (800x600) No 30 ANSI Lumens Oct 2010
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Philips PPX1230/EU Review

With mediocre reviews and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Philips PPX1230/EU as follows for Summary.
50 Reviews
Missing Some Features
6 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 20?

It has below average expert reviews and average user reviews with an average overall rating of 36%, based on 50 reviews. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a handheld remote control
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Philips PPX1230/EU In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Poor

Multimedia projector expert review website scored this Philips multimedia projector 20%. This means that experts really don't rate this data projector very highly.

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Average Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this projector on average 67 out of 100.

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Philips Projectors Only Have Unexceptional Reviews

Based on 283 expert and owner reviews (including 91 verified purchases), Philips has unexceptional reviews for its projectors. 88% of those that bought a Philips projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the PPX1230/EU of 20,000h is in the longest 12% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The PPX1230/EU does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other projectors. 79% of multimedia projectors have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Philips PPX1230/EU has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The PPX1230/EU has an 800 x 600 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PPX1230/EU has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Philips PPX1230/EU's projector brightness of only 30 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 1% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PPX1230/EU does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Released Over Six Years Ago

Philips released the PPX1230/EU in October 2010.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ppx1230cavo, ppx1230cn, ppx1230eu
Barcodes 03425160292749, 03425160302912, 03425160306569, 06940971301130
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