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Sony VPL-DX120
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Sony VPL-DX120 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 2,600 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The VPL-DX120 is ideal for a range of business applications, especially small office and home office use. Designed with a sleek and stylish look, the flexible and compact new models also have the... More
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8 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

On average, VPL-DX120 owners rated this projector 80%.

Excellent Brand

Sony 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors have excellent ratings on average and across all projectors Sony is one of the leading manufacturers.

Running Costs Are Low

The average 1 year running cost of the VPL-DX120 is only £91 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 43 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer said in their reviews that the product was quiet. Andrew Dixon wrote “I am very pleased with my Sony projector which is very bright and fairly quiet” in his review of the Sony VPL-DX120.

Good Product Quality

One Sony VPL-DX120 reviewer who purchased this projector thought it was good quality. Mr Andy Coombes said “Good quality, great image” .

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX120 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The service life of lamp (economic mode)s of projectors of this age and spec range from 2,000h to 8,000h. The VPL-DX120 has one of the longer service life of lamp (economic mode)s (7,000 hours) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Very Light

The average weight of projectors of this age and type is 7.1kg, and the weights range from 470g to 47kg. At only 2.5 kilograms, the VPL-DX120 is quite light compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the VPL-DX120.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Projector expert review website parentesis.com scored this 2500:1 contrast ratio projector 60 out of 100. Data projector experts don't rate this Sony projector very highly.

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£28.98 Price Increase

In the last 42 days the price of the VPL-DX120 has increased by £28.98.

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago, the VPL-DX120 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support 3D

The VPL-DX120 does not support 3D. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most data projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPL-DX120 do not support wi-Fi. The Sony VPL-DX120 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated powers of between 1W and 16W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.4W. The RMS rated power of the VPL-DX120 of only 1 Watt is one of the lowest amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPL-DX120.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPL-DX120

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Sony released the VPL-DX120.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,600 ANSI lumens, the VPL-DX120 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focus
Video
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Aspect Ratio

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 December 2012

Este proyector esta orientado más al sector empresarial. En juntas o presentaciones de proyectos será una buena herramienta de trabajo...

Sin duda, su capacidad para grabar video, una caracterstica que no muchos modelos presentan
Podra tener puerto USB

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 2 April 2015 by Mr Andy Coombes
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality, great image.

Reviewed 23 June 2013 by Andrew Dixon
(Verified Purchase)

I am very pleased with my Sony projector which is very bright and fairly quiet. The important connections - VGA and HDMI both work well. It would have been nice to have a VGA-out, but not... Read more…

Reviewed 28 April 2013 by Mr. S. M. Sizer
(Verified Purchase)

The projector arrived with everything I expected. I plugged it in and set it going. Great picture no problems.
I took it with me to a talk I was giving to around 80 people in Grimsby. Great... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £90.22
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0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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