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Sony VPL-DX100

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Sony VPL-DX100

Sony VPL-DX100
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A good spec and very economical to run fairly noisy XGA projector
41dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No Aug 2012
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Sony VPL-DX100 Review

With low running costs, we have scored the Sony VPL-DX100 as follows:
63
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£64 Over 5 Years
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Auto power saving with brightness adjustment and lamp dimming
Long-lasting lamp (up to 7,000h low mode)
1W speaker
HDMI input
Brigh era panel
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Sony VPL-DX100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 712 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has very good reviews 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

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-DX100 is £64 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-DX100 in August 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-DX100 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-DX100's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 80% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-DX100 of 41dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-DX100 of only 2,300 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 14% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX100 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-DX100's service life of lamp of 7,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPL-DX100 of only 210W is in the smallest 31% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-DX100 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vpldx100

Barcodes:

00027242854314

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