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Sony VPL-DX142

77

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Sony VPL-DX142

£383.40
Sony VPL-DX142
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A sensationally good value for money and very economical to run fairly noisy XGA data projector, with good features
41dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Aug 2014
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£383.40
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£388.29
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£399.00
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Sony VPL-DX142 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX142 number 589 across all projectors.
92
Value for Money
Excellent
67
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £47 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 2,022 multimedia 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
Louder than average noise level

Sony VPL-DX142 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 ratings compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £383.40 it is cheaper than 85% of projectors.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The VPL-DX142 is one of the more economic to run projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the VPL-DX142 will cost only £47 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX142 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Sony VPL-DX142 of 41dB is very loud compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 98% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-DX142 of only 3,000 is in the lowest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-DX142 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX142 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-DX142 of 5,000h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 39% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-DX142 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPL-DX142's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 65% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX142 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vpldx142

Barcodes:

00027242882201, 04053162599161, 04905524984057

Sony VPL-DX142

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