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Sony BRAVIA VPL-VW40 Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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The Sony BRAVIA VPL-VW40 Projector is a 1080P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 900 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1920x1080 . The unique projector lens has the ability to be shifted to allow greater flexibility in positioning the projector relative to the screen. This projector was first available for purchase in January 2008 and has been by Sony.

 

Sony BRAVIA VPL-VW40 Projector Specifications

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Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$2,999
User Reviews
(3) Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2008
Warranty
1 Year
 
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Brightness
900 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
15,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.61" SXRD x 3
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 575i, 575p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb
Lamp Model
994802350  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.71x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical
Throw Distance
6.9' - 30.9'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.42:1 - 2.44:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-3" and 17'-6" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
6.83" x 15.55" x 18.56"
Weight
24.3 lbs
Audible Noise
22 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
300 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin

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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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