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Sony VPLDX140

Sony VPLDX140 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 3,200 ANSI Lumens 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Projector Brightness Supported Graphics Resolutions Release Date
The VPL-DX140 is ideal for a range of business applications, especially small office and home office use. Designed with a sleek and stylish look, the flexible and compact new models also have the... More
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7 Reasons For

Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

On average Sony 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all projectors produced by Sony.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the VPLDX140, the VPLDX140 has a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this data projector and we think the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

At 1.3 times zoom factor, the Sony VPLDX140 has a very big optical zoom compared to most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to the VPLDX140. The optical zooms of multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the VPLDX140 range from 1x to 1.3x.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 7,000 hours, the VPLDX140's service life of lamp (economic mode) is one of the longest amongst data projectors that have been around for a similar time to the VPLDX140. The service life of lamp (economic mode)s of comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the VPLDX140 range from 2,000h to 8,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 5,400h.

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Quite Bright Colour Light Output

With a colour light output of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the VPLDX140 has one of the brighter colour light outputs amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Data projectors of this age and spec have colour light outputs of between 2,600 ANSI lumens and 7,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Light

The average weight of 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VPLDX140 is 7.1kg, and the weights range from 470g to 47kg. The VPLDX140 is one of the lighter comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPLDX140 (only 2.5 kilograms) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age, the VPLDX140 does not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the Ricoh PJ WX4130[plb_2922469_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support 3D

The VPLDX140 does not support 3D. Most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the VPLDX140 also do not support 3D.

It is worth also looking at other data projectors which also support 3D including the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago, the VPLDX140 does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Projectors of a comparable age and spec to the VPLDX140 have RMS rated powers of between 1W and 16W. At only 1 Watt, the Sony VPLDX140 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The Sony VPLDX140 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 210 Watts) amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The smallest bulb power of projectors of this type and age is 190W, the biggest is 400W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

Most projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPLDX140 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, including the VPLDX140 which has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony VPLDX140

Running Costs Are Average

The average 1 year running cost of the VPLDX140 is £95 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 43 multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released over four years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPLDX140 has a relatively average projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared this projector to all the other 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony VPL-DX140[plb_1437607_price] is also worth considering.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to look at the VPL-CH355[pl_2577208_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens), or the VPL-CH350[pl_2751969_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens) both from Sony.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Audio (L,R) in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Heat Dissipation
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

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Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £90.70
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
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Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £94.39
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Sony VPLDX140uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.47T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony p148927, sony p148927p
Barcodes 00027242274907, 00163120857319, 00272428542770

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