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Sanyo PLC-500M Projector

VGA Conference Room Projector


The Sanyo PLC-500M Projector is a VGA Conference Room Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 130 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 640x480 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. This projector is not being produced by Sanyo any longer and has been . The Sanyo PLC-500M was also marketed as the EIKI LC-4000. Sanyo is now part of the Panasonic Group and officially discontinued its production and sales of projectors in 2012.


Sanyo PLC-500M Projector Specifications

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White Brightness
130 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (VGA)
Display Type
1.30" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
Video Modes
Data Modes
MAX 640x480

Lamp Type
180W Metal Halide bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours

Included Lens
1.3x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
4.9' - 19.6'
Digital Keystone

Projector Size
6.20" x 16.90" x 15.20"
21.8 lbs
Internal Speakers
3.0 Watts Mono
265 Watts 120V - 120V

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  • Throw Distance: 6'-8"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
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  • Resolution: 640x480 TFT LCD
  • Brightness: 100 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
InFocus LP550LS*
  • Resolution: 640x480 TFT LCD
  • Brightness: 130 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 6'-8"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
EIKI LC-4000*
  • Resolution: 640x480 3LCD
  • Brightness: 130 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb

ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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