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Sony VPL-DX146 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£97 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 41?
Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better 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 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
UXGA (1600 x 1200) resolution
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Sony VPL-DX146 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors
We checked 962 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
UXGA (1600 X 1200) Resolution
The VPL-DX146 has an UXGA (1600 x 1200) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the VPL-DX146 of 35dB is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 57% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
The VPL-DX146 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The VPL-DX146 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.
Has a Carrying Case
The VPL-DX146 has a carrying case. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.
Average Projector Brightness
The VPL-DX146's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The VPL-DX146's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is quite short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 21% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.
The Sony VPL-DX146 is HD-Ready. 79% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.
Does Not Support Full HD
The VPL-DX146 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Released Over Four Years Ago
Sony released the VPL-DX146 in August 2013.
Running Costs Are OK
Based on alright energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-DX146 is £97, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony vpldx1463200lm|
|Barcodes||00027242869776, 00272428697760, 04905524942521|