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Sony VPLDX140 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £94.39 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony data projectors have excellent reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 502 owner and expert reviews, Sony has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors. Sony also has excellent ratings specifically within its 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors range.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The VPLDX140 has an average 1 year running cost of £95 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 42 projectors of a similar type and age.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPLDX140 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including a cheaper multimedia projector such as the Hitachi CP-DX250 (£358.80) or you might consider a higher rated multimedia projector such as the Hitachi CP-DX300 (£332.99).

There are a number of alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider including the Sony VPLDW126 (£458.41).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPLDX140 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also do not support full HD.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPLDX140 has a pretty average projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPLDX140 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this data projector, the VPLDX140 does not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Sony VPLDX140 has one of the louder noise levels amongst similar spec projectors of this age. Similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years have noise levels of between 24dB and 51dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

Projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth considering include the Hitachi CP-DX300 (£332.99) (33dB and higher rated); or the Hitachi CP-DX250 (£358.80) (33dB and cheaper).

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

Comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for more than two years have bulb powers of between 190W and 400W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPLDX140 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 210 Watts) amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242274907, 00163120857319, 00272428542770

Sony VPLDX140 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPLDX140 review we compared this projector to 2,059 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 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 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.

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Hitachi CP-WU9410 vs Sony VPLDX140

Hitachi CP-WU9410 vs Sony VPLDX140
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£ 9,033.60 £0.00
Newer by 21 Months
5,300 ANSI Lumens Brighter Projector Brightness
Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports
Two HDMI Ports
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by £226.57
Significantly Heavier

DELL 7700 vs Sony VPLDX140

DELL 7700 vs Sony VPLDX140
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£ 1,500.00 £0.00
Significantly Higher RMS Rated Power
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports
Two HDMI Ports
One More Built-In Speaker
Three Times Shorter Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
1,500h Shorter Lamp Service Life
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