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Sony VPL-DX122 Projector

£319.77
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) 35dB 2,600 ANSI Lumens Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £74.20 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
Sony data projectors have excellent reviews
Does not support full HD
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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The VPL-DX122 is one of the cheapest to run data projectors of this age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VPL-DX122 will cost only £75 over 1 year to run.


Reviews

Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-DX122 in August 2014.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX122 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector also do not support full HD.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-DX122 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at including the VPL-DX127 (£380.33), the VPL-DX142 (£383.40), or the VPL-DW122 (£385) all from Sony which all of have better reviews.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector range from 100 ANSI lumens to 7,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. The Sony VPL-DX122 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available including the VPL-DW122 (£385), or the VPL-DX127 (£380.33) both from Sony which and both of have better reviews.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX122 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

The VPL-DX122 has a pretty typical noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Sony VPL-DX122 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX122 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Sony VPL-DX122 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 5,000 hours, the Sony VPL-DX122 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector. 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242882195, 04053162642379, 04905524984040

Sony VPL-DX122 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-DX122 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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