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Sony VPLDW126 Projector

£458.41
2500:1 UXGA (1600 X 1200) 30dB 2,600 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £97.17 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has excellent multimedia projector reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 502 owner and expert reviews for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically for its 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the VPLDW126 will cost £98 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 42 projectors that have been around for more than two years.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 2500:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market since August 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPLDW126 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include the Sony VPLDX140, or the Hitachi CP-DX250 (£358.80) both of which are cheaper; or the Sony VPL-DX140 which has better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector, the VPLDW126 does not support full HD.

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors of a comparable age and spec to this data projector is 500 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 16,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,100 ANSI lumens. At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPLDW126 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Sony VPLDX140 (3,200 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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UXGA (1600 X 1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPLDW126 is UXGA (1600 x 1200). That's 7% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Sony VPLDW126 has a carrying case. Most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPLDW126 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this data projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPLDW126 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPLDW126 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPLDW126 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

2500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this multimedia projector have noise levels of between 24dB and 51dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPLDW126 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 30 decibels) amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

At only 210 Watts, the VPLDW126 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type. The bulb powers of projectors of this age and spec range from 190W to 400W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242869783, 00272428697838, 03609740049040, 04905524942538

Sony VPLDW126 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPLDW126 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Other Projectors to Consider

Sony VPL-CH355 vs Sony VPLDW126

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Sony VPL-CH355 Sony VPLDW126
£ 1,435.23 £458.41
92% Higher RMS Rated Power
One Year Newer
Two More VGA (D-Sub) Ports
Two USB 2.0 Ports
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DELL 7700 vs Sony VPLDW126

DELL 7700 vs Sony VPLDW126
DELL 7700 Sony VPLDW126
£ 1,500.00 £458.41
Higher RMS Rated Power
Four USB 2.0 Ports
Two More VGA (D-Sub) Ports
One More HDMI Port
£1,042 More Expensive
Shorter Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

Hitachi CP-WU9410 vs Sony VPLDW126

Hitachi CP-WU9410 vs Sony VPLDW126
Hitachi CP-WU9410 Sony VPLDW126
£ 9,033.60 £458.41
Significantly Brighter Projector Brightness
Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports
Two HDMI Ports
Newer by Eight Months
£8,575 More Expensive
£223.79 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
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