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From Sanyo —   Utilizing high-output 318-watt UHP lamps as its light source the PLC-XP57L delivers an amazing 5500 ANSI lumens of brightness. Stacking two projectors in the twin-stack configuration can achieve up to 11000 ANSI lumens of brightness. PLC-XP57L contains an optical compensator with a High-Contrast Optical System that achieves a contrast ratio as large as 1000:1 exhibiting more natural and smooth gradation. The Sanyo PLC-XP57L was also marketed as the Christie LX55, and the EIKI LC-X71L. Sanyo is now part of the Panasonic Group and officially discontinued its production and sales of projectors in 2012.

  • High Contrast Ratio and Brightness
  • Full 10-Bit Digital Image Processing
  • Network Control with PJ-Net Organizer Plus II
  • Vertical and Horizontal Edge Enhancement
  • 24/7 Operation

Sanyo PLC-XP57L Projector Specifications

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June 2006
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White Brightness
5,500 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Display Type
1.30" 3LCD
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
318W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
1,500 hours
Lamp Model
POA-LMP101  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
Optional Lenses

LNS-T31A Long Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.30:1-4.20:1
LNS-W31A Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.25:1-1.80:1
LNS-W32 Short Fixed Lens Throw Ratio 0.80:1
Lens Shift
Vertical +/-0.00%
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
6.60" x 12.60" x 16.90"
17.4 lbs
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts × 2
480 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel

Laser Pointer
Additional Features
Verticle/Horizontal Edge Enhancement

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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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