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Sony VPL-DX140

67

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Sony VPL-DX140

Sony VPL-DX140

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A good spec and very economical to run XGA 2500:1 contrast ratio projector, but representing only moderate value for money
1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No 3,200 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DX140 Review

With low running costs, we have scored the Sony VPL-DX140 as follows:
62
Value for Money
Good
67
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

Epson data 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 2018.
This projector has running costs of £65 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-DX140 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-DX140 is £65 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-DX140 in July 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX140 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all multimedia projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-DX140's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is in the lowest 20% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-DX140's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX140 has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-DX140 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 23% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX140 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPL-DX140 of only 210W is in the smallest 31% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-DX140 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00027242854277, 04051408359463, 04905524887723, 04905524887730

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