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Sony VPL-DX140 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,200 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Supported Graphics Resolutions Release Date £90.70 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are good
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

This multimedia projector received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review site macworld.co.uk.

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 502 expert and user reviews for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically for its 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the VPL-DX140 is £91 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 42 projectors of a comparable spec and age.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX140 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

We compared all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this projector and we think cheaper data projectors such as the Hitachi CP-DX300 (£332.99) is also worth considering.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector, the Sony VPL-DX140 does not support full HD.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was July 2012 when Sony released the VPL-DX140.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-DX140 has a relatively average projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Sony VPL-DX140 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX140 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the Sony VPL-DX140 does not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00012303055656, 00027242274907, 00027242854277, 00042111276578, 00132018331620, 00151903100103, 00163120857319, 00168141608766, 00172302796148, 00272428542770, 00872182781783, 04051408359463, 04905524887723, 04905524887730

Sony VPL-DX140 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-DX140 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 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 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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