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Sony VPLDW126

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Sony VPLDW126

Sony VPLDW126
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A good spec but not very good value for money quiet UXGA projector, with alright running costs
30dB 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) 2500:1 No Aug 2013
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Sony VPLDW126 Review

With good features and low running costs, we have scored the Sony VPLDW126 as follows:
45
Value for Money
Average
67
Features
Good Features
32
Age
4 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£71 Over 5 Years
51
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

Viewsonic multimedia 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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £71 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,852 data 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:
1600 x 1200 (UXGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Sony VPLDW126 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 964 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPLDW126 will cost £71 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,852 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in August 2013.

Features

1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPLDW126 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's 88% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1280 x 800. Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The VPLDW126's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than 83% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPLDW126's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 80% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPLDW126 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 80% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPLDW126 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPLDW126's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is shorter than 76% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPLDW126 has a handheld remote control. 79% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPLDW126 of only 210W is in the smallest 35% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPLDW126 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of multimedia projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPLDW126 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 65% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vpldw126a

Barcodes:

00027242869783, 00272428697838, 03609740049040, 04905524942538

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