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Sony VPL-DW127

74

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Sony VPL-DW127

£435.88
Sony VPL-DW127
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A very economical to run and good value for money moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with good features
38dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DW127 Review

With low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DW127 number 857 across all projectors.
74
Value for Money
Good
73
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £55 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
Customers report good product quality.
This Sony projector 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-DW127 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Customers Report Good Product Quality

One Sony VPL-DW127 owner said in their reviews that this projector was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

One Sony VPL-DW127 reviewer considered that the Sony VPL-DW127 was easy to use. In October this year Paul rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned “Great presentation aid, easy to use and high quality projection”.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 79% of projectors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £435.88 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-DW127 and the United Kingdom price of £435.88 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $779.95 (£1,074.62).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-DW127 has an average running cost of £55 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in August 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The VPL-DW127's noise level of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 15% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-DW127's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than 77% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all data projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-DW127 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 18% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-DW127 of 5,000h is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DW127 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-DW127 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-DW127 of 210W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 36% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DW127 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DW127 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-DW127 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vpldw127

Barcodes:

00027242882249, 04053162599154, 04905524984095

Sony VPL-DW127

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