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Sony VPL-DX100 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 2,300 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Aug 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Supported Graphics Resolutions Release Date £87.98 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony data projectors have excellent reviews
Running costs are low
Has a built-in speaker(s)

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Reviews

Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 502 user and expert reviews for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has excellent ratings specifically within its 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range.


Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the VPL-DX100 is only £88 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 17% of all 42 multimedia projectors of this type and age.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX100 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include the Ricoh PJ WX4130 which has better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX100 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age also do not support full HD.

It is worth also looking at other data projectors which also support full HD including the Ricoh PJ WX4130 which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2012.


Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,300 ANSI lumens, the VPL-DX100 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years. The average projector brightness of similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 4,100 ANSI lumens.

If you want a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the Ricoh PJ WX4130 (2,500 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Sony VPL-DX100 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-DX100 has one of the longer service life of lamps (7,000 hours) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. Across all the 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,600h.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242854314

Sony VPL-DX100 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-DX100 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 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 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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