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Sony VPL-DW240 Projector

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4000:1 UXGA (1600 X 1200) 3,000 ANSI Lumens Aug 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
VPL-DW240 3,000 lumens WXGA desktop projector The VPL-DW240 WXGA projector is a cost-effective yet fully-featured choice for clear, bright presentations in offices, meeting rooms and school... More
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7 Reasons For

Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of multimedia projectors to determine an average rating for each data projector manufacturer. On average Sony projectors have excellent ratings from users and experts.

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that the Sony VPL-DW240 was compact. Expert website Projectorreviews.com said in their Sony VPL-DW240 review a few weeks ago “The Sony VPL-DW240 is a compact business or classroom projector that offers good performance combined with a reasonable set of features”.

Good Technical Features

One Sony VPL-DW240 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had good features.

Only Released Six Months Ago

As one of the newer projectors, this 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector is likely to use better technology.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DW240 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-DW240.

Other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony VPL-DX240[plb_3834560_price], the Optoma HD142X[plb_3807775_price], or the DELL 1550[plb_3708760_price].

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

Across all the latest similar spec multimedia projectors the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 2,000h to 30,000h. At 10,000 hours, the VPL-DW240 has a quite long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other new multimedia projectors.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched in the last year have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the VPL-DW240 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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£119.18 Price Increase

The VPL-DW240 has increased in price by £119.18 in the last 54 days.

Does Not Support Full HD

Most of the other data projectors that came out in the last 12 months support full HD, however the VPL-DW240 does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the Optoma HD142X[plb_3807775_price], or the DELL 1550[plb_3708760_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-DW240, the VPL-DW240 does not support 3D.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which also support 3D that you might want to consider including the Optoma HD142X[plb_3807775_price], or the DELL 1610HD[plb_3820878_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-DW240, the VPL-DW240 does not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering other data projectors which also support wi-Fi including the DELL M900HD[plb_3821033_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

Most data projectors that were released in the last year have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the VPL-DW240 which has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.

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Very Heavy

The weights of data projectors that have been around for the last year range from 1.5kg to 28kg, and the average weight is 8.9kg. The VPL-DW240 is very heavy (27 kilograms) compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-DW240.

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UXGA (1600 X 1200) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-DW240 is UXGA (1600 x 1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-DW240 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth looking at include the Sony VPL-DX240[plb_3834560_price] (3,200 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Expert Reviews

1 December 2016

Overview, Pros and ConsOverviewThe VPL-DW240 is marketed as a portable business/education projector and comes with a carrying case/bag. This model offers good picture accuracy in its best picture...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony p241500, sony vpldw240, sony p241500p
Barcodes 04548736032538

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