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Sony VPLDW120

Sony VPLDW120
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector
33dB 1280 X 800 2500:1 No Jul 2012
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Sony VPLDW120 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Sony VPLDW120 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
63
Age
5 Years Old
80
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Epson 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 projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Sony VPLDW120 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 709 expert and user reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPLDW120 is typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VPLDW120 will cost £69 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPLDW120 in July 2012.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPLDW120 of 33dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 57% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPLDW120's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is in the lowest 19% of all data projectors when ranked 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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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPLDW120 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPLDW120 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the VPLDW120 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 16% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPLDW120 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPLDW120 of only 210W is in the smallest 33% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Sony VPLDW120 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00025038280026, 00100177364544, 00163120522484, 00272428543388, 04250064948459

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