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Sony BRAVIA VPL-VW85 Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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The Sony BRAVIA VPL-VW85 Projector is a 1080P Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 800 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 October 2009 and has been by Sony.

 

Sony BRAVIA VPL-VW85 Projector Specifications

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Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$7,999
Status
Discontinued
Released
October 2009
Warranty
2 Years
User Reviews
(1) Review this Projector
 
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Brightness
800 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
120,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
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
LMP-H201  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.55x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-25% & Vertical +/-65%
Throw Distance
6.6' - 31.2'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.41:1 - 2.14:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-5" and 15'-10" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
7.12" x 18.60" x 19.00"
Weight
26.5 lbs
Audible Noise
20 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
320 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger x 2
Component: RCA
Composite: RCA
HDMI x 2
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
VGA In: Dsub-15pin
 


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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.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness:

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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