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Sony VPL-DX146 Projector

2500:1 UXGA (1600 X 1200) 35dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £96.21 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Excellent Brand

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


Energy

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-DX146 is £97, which is typical compared to the other 42 projectors of a similar age and spec.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Sony released the VPL-DX146.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX146 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this projector.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Ricoh PJ WX4130.

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Projector

UXGA (1600 X 1200) Resolution

The VPL-DX146 has a maximum resolution of UXGA (1600 x 1200). That's 7% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-DX146 has a pretty standard projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available which you might want to consider including the Sony VPL-DX140 (£425.20) which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Vivitek D7180HD (£1,304.90) (3,400 ANSI lumens), or the Sony VPL-CH355 (£1,440.74) (4,000 ANSI lumens).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony VPL-DX146 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Sony VPL-DX146 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX146 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also do not support full HD.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a full HD and we think the Ricoh PJ WX4130 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-DX146 is HD-Ready. Most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also are HD-Ready.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

The VPL-DX146 has a relatively typical noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years.

Other multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the VPLSW536M (35dB), or the VPL-DX145 (£300) (35dB) both from Sony.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-DX146 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX146 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX146 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other data projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector, the Sony VPL-DX146 does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of data projectors of a similar type and age to this data projector is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 190W to 400W. The Sony VPL-DX146 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 210 Watts) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242869776, 00272428697760, 04905524942521

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