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Sony VPL-VW285ES
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Oct 1, 2017
2017 Highly Rated
 Specs    $4,999  
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Sony brings 4K home theater projection down under $5,000
Sony VPL-PHZ10
Large Venue Projector Review
M. David Stone — May 11, 2017
2017 Editor's Choice
 Specs    $3,199  
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EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD
Sony HW45ES
Home Theater Projector Review
M. David Stone — Apr 12, 2017
2017 Highly Rated
 Specs    $1,998  
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Sony's latest home theater projector for under $2000...
Sony HW65ES
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Dec 10, 2015
2015 Highly Rated
 Specs    $2,999  
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A close look at Sony's updated 1080p home theater projector...
Sony VW350ES
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jan 9, 2015
2015 Editor's Choice
 Specs    $7,999  
High-performance native 4K resolution goes under $10,000...
Sony HW40ES
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jun 13, 2014
2014 Editor's Choice
 Specs    $2,499  
Sony's most affordable home theater projector has a beautiful image, high-end features, and outstanding value...
Sony VW600ES
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jan 15, 2014
2014 Editor's Choice
 Specs    $14,999  
If you have $15,000 to spend on a projector, the Sony VPL-VW600ES is the projector to buy, period...
Sony HW50ES
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Mar 25, 2013
2013 Highly Rated
 Specs    $3,999  
With strong performance in both 2D and 3D, the Sony HW50 is a home theater projector we can recommend whole-heartedly.
  Interactive Classroom Projector Shootout
Projector Shoot-Out
Marc Davidson — Jan 18, 2013
  Six interactive classroom projectors tested and compared head to head...
    Dell S500wi
Specs  MSRP: $1,089  
    BenQ MW860USTi
Specs  MSRP: $2,499  
    Epson BrightLink 485Wi
Specs  MSRP: $2,099  
    Sony SW535C
Specs  MSRP: $3,050  
    Dell S320wi
Specs  MSRP: $1,049  
    SMART 40wi
Specs  Price: n/a  
Sony FH35
Large Venue Projector Review
Marc Davidson — Apr 18, 2012
Our Review
 Specs    $5,850  
The Sony VPL-FH35 large conference room/small auditorium projector has lots of good points, no serious shortcomings, and not even many minor issues to detract from its strengths.
Sony VW95ES
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Apr 2, 2012
2012 Highly Rated
 Specs    $5,999  
Elegant 2D home theater performance, and good value for projector enthusiasts who are serious about home theater...
Sony HW30ES
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Aug 17, 2011
Our Review
 Specs    $2,999  
Sony delivers a quality 3D 1080p picture at a low price that is available now...
Sony VW90ES
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — May 20, 2011
Our Review
 Specs    $9,999  
Sony's premium end 1080p with 3D capability is great in 2D, and not quite as solid at the moment in 3D...
Sony VWPRO1
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Mar 10, 2011
2011 Highly Rated
 Specs    $3,499  
An outstanding home theater projector for those seeking an even bigger big-screen experience.
  1080p Shootout: Sony VW85 vs. Optoma HD8600
Projector Shoot-Out
Bill Livolsi — Jun 30, 2010
  The Sony VW85 and the Optoma HD8600 are two great home theater projectors in the $8000 price range. Here's how they stack up....
    Optoma HD8600
Specs  Price: n/a  
    Sony VW85
Specs  MSRP: $7,999  
Sony VW85
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Jun 15, 2010
2010 Highly Rated
 Specs    $7,999  
If you're looking for a high-performance home cinema projector under $10,000, the Sony VW85 is a great option.
Sony HW15
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Sep 9, 2009
2009 Highly Rated
 Specs    $2,499  
Sony's new SXRD projector is the least expensive 1080p LCOS projector ever released.
  Panasonic AE3000 vs. Sony HW10
Projector Shoot-Out
Bill Livolsi — Nov 12, 2008
  Both projectors offer rich, vibrant pictures high in color saturation. It is up to you to determine which unique set of features are most important to you.
    Sony HW10
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
    Panasonic AE3000
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
Sony HW10
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Nov 7, 2008
2008 Highly Rated
 Specs    $3,499  
The HW10 is easily the finest projector from Sony we've yet seen. It has excellent contrast, open midtones, a sharp picture, and good placement flexibility.
Sony VW40
Home Theater Projector Review
Bill Livolsi — Feb 22, 2008
2008 Highly Rated
 Specs    $2,999  
With superb contrast and a razor-sharp image, the VW40 is a great choice for dark room home theater.
Sony VW60
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Oct 22, 2007
Our Review
 Specs    $4,999  
The VW60 is an impressive 1080p projector that will give buyers an exciting home theater experience. Noteworthy contrast and black level performance.
Sony AW15
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Jul 19, 2007
Our Review
 Specs    $1,299  
The AW15 has excellent contrast in Cinema mode, a long 1.6x zoom range and generous lens shift capability which means it can be easily installed in a variety of locations.
  Recap of 1080p Projector Reviews
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Apr 17, 2007
  A summary of reviews of 1080p projectors from Fall 2006 to April 2007, with several updates. Summaries include highlights and limitations of each model, and relevant comparative notes.
    Optoma HD81
Specs  MSRP: $9,999  
    Mitsubishi HC5000
Specs  MSRP: $4,995  
    Panasonic AE1000
Specs  MSRP: $5,999  
    Sony VW50
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
    BenQ W10000
Specs  MSRP: $6,999  
    Epson PL Pro Cinema 1080
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
    JVC DLA-RS1U
Specs  MSRP: $5,495  
    Epson PL Home Cinema 1080
Specs  MSRP: $2,299  
Sony VW50
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Nov 10, 2006
Our Review
 Specs    $3,499  
Sony HS51
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Nov 5, 2004
2004 Highly Rated
 Specs    $3,499  
  Epson Cinema 500 and 200
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Aug 19, 2004
 
    Sony HS20
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
    Epson PowerLite Cinema 200
Specs  MSRP: $2,999  
    Epson PowerLite Cinema 500
Specs  MSRP: $3,999  
Sony HS20
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Feb 4, 2004
2004 Highly Rated
 Specs    $3,499  
Sony VW12HT
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Mar 10, 2003
Our Review
 Specs    $6,499  
Sony HS10
Home Theater Projector Review
Evan Powell — Jan 7, 2003
Our Review
 Specs    $2,999  
Sony PX15
Conference Room Projector Review
David Colin — Nov 14, 2002
Our Review
 Specs    $4,350  
  Recommended Mobile Presentation Projectors
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Jun 19, 2002
 
    Luxeon V1
Specs  MSRP: $1,995  
    Epson PowerLite 713c
Specs  MSRP: $5,099  
    Sony CS4
Specs  MSRP: $2,449  
    Mitsubishi XD200
Specs  MSRP: $6,995  
    Epson 51c
Specs  MSRP: $2,899  
    Optoma EzPro 735
Specs  MSRP: $2,395  
    PLUS U2-X2000
Specs  MSRP: $5,995  
    Panasonic LC55
Specs  MSRP: $2,695  
    Hitachi X380W
Specs  MSRP: $7,995  
    Epson PowerLite 730c
Specs  MSRP: $4,049  
Sony VW10HT
Conference Room Projector Review
Evan Powell — Mar 1, 2001
Our Review
 Specs    $5,999  
  InFocus LP350 vs. Sony VPL-VW10HT
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Oct 20, 2000
 
    Sony VW10HT
Specs  MSRP: $5,999  
    InFocus LP350
Specs  MSRP: $4,299  
  Home Theater Reviews
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Mar 1, 2000
    Mitsubishi X300
Specs  MSRP: $9,995  
    Sony VW10HT
Specs  MSRP: $5,999  
    InFocus LP755
Specs  MSRP: $6,999  
    Davis C1
Specs  MSRP: $7,995  
  The Twenty Smallest Portable XGA Projectors
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Jan 19, 2000
 
    Boxlight CD-550m
Specs  MSRP: $4,499  
    Kodak DP1100
Specs  MSRP: $4,829  
    InFocus LP435z
Specs  MSRP: $5,599  
    Proxima UltraLight LX1
Specs  MSRP: $7,199  
    PLUS U2-1080
Specs  MSRP: $5,695  
    InFocus LP330
Specs  MSRP: $5,495  
    Sharp XG-NV7XU
Specs  MSRP: $8,995  
    Compaq MP1600
Specs  MSRP: $4,499  
    NEC LT140
Specs  MSRP: $8,995  
    Sony VW10HT
Specs  MSRP: $5,999  
    Sony PX1
Specs  MSRP: $6,999  
    Kodak DP2000
Specs  MSRP: $4,339  
    Boxlight XD-5m
Specs  MSRP: $4,799  
    Toshiba 650
Specs  MSRP: $6,995  
    Panasonic D7
Specs  MSRP: $8,995  
    Sony CS1
Specs  MSRP: $2,999  
    Davis DPX16
Specs  MSRP: $7,995  
    Mitsubishi X50
Specs  MSRP: $5,495  
    Mitsubishi X70
Specs  MSRP: $5,995  
    Toshiba B1
Specs  Price: n/a  
    Epson PowerLite 710c
Specs  MSRP: $4,789  
    Epson PowerLite 700c
Specs  MSRP: $4,440  
  Digital Projectors and HDTV Shine at CES
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Jan 12, 2000
    Dream Vision DL500
Specs  MSRP: $6,499  
    Sony VW10HT
Specs  MSRP: $5,999  
    Davis C1
Specs  MSRP: $7,995  
    Panasonic L797PW
Specs  MSRP: $12,995  
    JVC DLA-G15U
Specs  MSRP: $8,495  
    SIM2 SDV100
Specs  Price: n/a  
    SharpVision XV-DW100U
Specs  MSRP: $9,995  
    Runco VX-1c
Specs  MSRP: $16,995  
    Vidikron D-2200
Specs  MSRP: $13,499  
    Dream Vision White Magic
Specs  MSRP: $4,499  
    Dream Vision DL500
Specs  MSRP: $6,499  
  The Twenty Smallest Portable SVGA Projectors
Projector Shoot-Out
Evan Powell — Dec 1, 1999
    Lightware Scout
Specs  MSRP: $1,095  
    Proxima UltraLight LS1
Specs  MSRP: $4,999  
    Sanyo PLC-SU10N
Specs  MSRP: $6,995  
    Boxlight CP-10t
Specs  MSRP: $2,999  
    Boxlight CD-450m
Specs  MSRP: $2,799  
    Boxlight CD-40m
Specs  MSRP: $2,799  
    Kodak DP900
Specs  MSRP: $2,949  
    InFocus LP425z
Specs  MSRP: $3,499  
    InFocus LP400
Specs  MSRP: $2,999  
    PLUS U2-870
Specs  MSRP: $3,995  
    Proxima UltraLight SV1
Specs  MSRP: $4,699  
    NEC LT84
Specs  MSRP: $5,495  
    Sanyo PLC-SU07N
Specs  MSRP: $3,495  
    Toshiba 450
Specs  MSRP: $4,995  
    Dukane 7700
Specs  MSRP: $3,395  
    Lightware Scout 2000
Specs  MSRP: $1,995  
    Sony CS1
Specs  MSRP: $2,999  
    Mitsubishi S50
Specs  MSRP: $3,995  
    Epson 500c
Specs  MSRP: $3,149  
    EIKI LC-NB1UW
Specs  MSRP: $3,995  
Sony CS1
Portable Projector Review
Evan Powell — Nov 8, 1999
Our Review
 Specs    $2,999