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Sony VPL-DX145

£300.00
An average value for money 2500:1 1024 x 768 data projector with passable features
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DX145 Review

With low running costs and representing good value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX145 number 690 across all projectors.
62
Good
45
Average Features
27
5 Years Old
64
£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
50
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £97 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a carrying case
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

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Sony VPL-DX145 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 962 expert and user reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £300.00 it is cheaper than 91% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-DX145 and the United Kingdom price of £300.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $800.00 (£1,042.16).

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Features

Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX145 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-DX145 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX145 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-DX145's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 49% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-DX145's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 24% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX145 has a carrying case. 81% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-DX145 of 35dB is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 59% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-DX145 in July 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on alright usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-DX145 is £97, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242276703, 00027242857346, 04905524896480

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