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Sony VPL-DW240 Projector

£460.09 £43.36 cheaper than 19 days ago
4000:1 UXGA (1600 X 1200) 41dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Aug 2016
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Excellent brand
Good size
Good technical features Special Interest Award
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Excellent Brand

Multimedia projectors produced by Sony are some of the best multimedia projectors according to average reviews from experts and owners. 100% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people reckoned that it was compact. mentioned “The Sony VPL-DW240 is a compact business or classroom projector that offers good performance combined with a reasonable set of features” in their Sony VPL-DW240 review.


Good Technical Features

Two Sony VPL-DW240 owners thought it had good features.


Released Nine Months Ago

Sony released the VPL-DW240 in August 2016.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DW240 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other new multimedia projectors.

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the Optoma HD27 (£443.86), the DELL S510 (£499.99), or the Sony VPL-EW235.

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Average Noise Level

At 41 decibels, the Sony VPL-DW240 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other recently released 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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UXGA (1600 X 1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the 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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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-DW240 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other latest 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. Recently released comparable spec projectors have projector brightnesses of between 3,000 ANSI lumens and 6,000 ANSI lumens.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Sony VPL-DX240 (£460.98) (3,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DW240 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other new data projectors.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-DW240 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Very Small Bulb Power

Similar spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector have bulb powers of between 210W and 370W, and the average bulb power is 290W. With a bulb power of only 215 Watts, the VPL-DW240 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vpldw240, sony p241500p, sony 1280x800
Barcodes 04548736032538

Sony VPL-DW240 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-DW240 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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