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Sony VPL-DW122

78

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Sony VPL-DW122

£385.00
Sony VPL-DW122
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A top-value and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with good features
38dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DW122 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DW122 number 508 across all projectors.
93
Value for Money
Excellent
72
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-DW122 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 712 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £385.00 it is in the cheapest 15% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-DW122 and the United Kingdom price of £385.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $399.90 (£554.62).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-DW122 is £54 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in August 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-DW122 of 38dB is in the loudest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-DW122 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-DW122 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 19% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DW122 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-DW122 of 5,000h is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DW122 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-DW122's bulb power of 210W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 64% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-DW122 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-DW122 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vpldw122

Barcodes:

00027242882218, 00272428822186, 04053162657465, 04058829196486, 04905524984064, 04905524984101, 05052184726158

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