Sony VPL-DX126
Sony VPL-DX126
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Sony VPL-DX126

A 3 year old 2500:1 1024 x 768 projector with poor features
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 2,600 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
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Sony VPL-DX126 Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony VPL-DX126 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£115 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £115 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-DX126 In-Depth Analysis


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Based on 962 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent reviews for its data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-DX126 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 20% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-DX126's service life of lamp of 7,000h is in the longest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX126 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-DX126 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this Sony multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the VPL-DX126 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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The VPL-DX126 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in March 2014.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on satisfactory energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-DX126 is £115, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242869769, 00272428697692, 02001438562007, 04905524942514

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