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Sony VPL-DX125

64

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Sony VPL-DX125

Sony VPL-DX125
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An economical to run and good spec XGA 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector
1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No 2,600 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DX125 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-DX125 as follows:
65
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£70 Over 5 Years
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £70 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Sony's inorganic panels (brightera) delivers higher picture quality, substantially brighter images, higher efficiency, better contrast, consistent colour stability and longer durability and usability
The vpl-dx125 offers 2600lm of brightness, XGA resolution, 1.2 times optical lens zoom, 2500:1 contrast ratio, RGB, HDMI digital input, video capability and all in a chassis weighing less than 2.5kg. easy to carry, set-up and power down, they are ideal for small to medium-sized rooms
With eco conscious features that ensure low total cost of ownership - the projector provides 7000 hours of lamp life, three brightness mode, auto lamp dimming, auto picture dimming and an ECO gauge that makes the vpl-dx125 one of the most eco-friendly projectors on the market today
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-DX125 Video Reviews

Sony VPL-DX125 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 712 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-DX125 has an average 5 year running cost of £70 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This projector was released in July 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-DX125 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-DX125 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 ordered 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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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-DX125 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 80% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX125 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Sony VPL-DX125's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is shorter than 77% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-DX125 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-DX125 of only 210W is smaller than 69% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX125 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX125 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00027242857339, 04905524896473

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