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Sony VPLDX120

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Sony VPLDX120

Sony VPLDX120
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A classic and economical to run moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with good features
40dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No Jul 2012
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Sony VPLDX120 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Sony VPLDX120 as follows:
83
Reviews
7 Reviews
64
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£68 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has good user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 67%. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Sony projector 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

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Sony VPLDX120 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This projector received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from parentesis.com. Experts don't rate this data projector very highly.

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Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this multimedia projector rated this multimedia projector 80 out of 100 on average.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 711 user and expert reviews (including 108 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its multimedia 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

The VPLDX120 is typical compared to the other 2,068 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VPLDX120 will cost £68 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPLDX120 in July 2012.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPLDX120 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPLDX120's noise level of 40dB is in the loudest 4% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPLDX120's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is in the lowest 19% of all multimedia 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 brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The VPLDX120's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 18% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPLDX120 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPLDX120's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 16% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPLDX120 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPLDX120 of 210W is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 64% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPLDX120 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00027242274952, 00151903137475, 00272428542916, 04905524887747, 05053959429106

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