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Sony VPL-DW125

71

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Sony VPL-DW125

Sony VPL-DW125
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A very economical to run and critically acclaimed moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with great features
33dB 1280 X 800 2500:1 No Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DW125 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Sony VPL-DW125 as follows:
85
Reviews
1 Review
80
Features
Fully-Featured
59
Age
5 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£51 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Sony projector has running costs of only £51 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 20% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The VPL-DW125 has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

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Sony VPL-DW125 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Expert Reviews

Projector expert review website parentesis.com scored this multimedia projector 90 out of 100. The expert review sites think this projector is one of the better data projectors.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 712 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The VPL-DW125 is one of the cheaper to run data projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VPL-DW125 will cost only £51 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Sony multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2012.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on multimedia projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Sony VPL-DW125's noise level of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 40% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-DW125's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 20% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The VPL-DW125's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-DW125 of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 27% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DW125 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DW125 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPL-DW125's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is smaller than 69% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-DW125 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DW125 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00027242276710, 00027242857322, 04905524895582, 04905524896466

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