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Sony VPL-DX147

76

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Sony VPL-DX147

£452.85
Sony VPL-DX147
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A low cost and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with good features
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Aug 2014
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Sony Vpl-dx147, D Series Portable Projector - 3200 lms
£452.85
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£474.00
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£499.00
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£511.45
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£11,998.80
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Sony VPL-DX147 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX147 number 616 across all projectors.
90
Value for Money
Excellent
69
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

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 data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £54 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
Louder than average noise level

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £440 at More Computers 89 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 39% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony VPL-DX147 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 712 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has very good reviews 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

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £452.85 it is cheaper than 77% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-DX147 is £54 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 Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-DX147 in August 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX147 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPL-DX147's noise level of 38dB is louder than 85% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-DX147 of only 3,000 is lower than 76% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-DX147's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-DX147's service life of lamp of 5,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-DX147 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX147 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the Sony VPL-DX147 of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 33% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX147 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX147 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

linsar 50led980s, sony vpldx147

Barcodes:

00027242882232, 04053162754393, 04905524984088, 05052184726103

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445.65
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