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Sony VPLDX140

70

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Sony VPLDX140

Sony VPLDX140
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An economical to run and classic moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with good features
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No Jul 2012
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Sony VPLDX140 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Sony VPLDX140 as follows:
93
Reviews
3 Reviews
70
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Sony projector has running costs of £69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The VPLDX140 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 VPLDX140 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Projector expert review website macworld.co.uk scored this data projector 80%.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 712 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPLDX140 is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VPLDX140 is £69.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPLDX140 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the VPLDX140 of 37dB is in the loudest 27% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the data projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPLDX140 of only 2,500 is lower than 81% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPLDX140 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 49% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the VPLDX140 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPLDX140 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPLDX140 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPLDX140's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 29% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPLDX140 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:

00012303055656, 00027242274907, 00027242854277, 00042111276578, 00132018331620, 00151903100103, 00163120857319, 00168141608766, 00172302796148, 00272428542770, 00872182781783, 04051408359463, 04905524887730

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