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The Sony VPL-BW5 Projector is a WXGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x800 . 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 was first available for purchase in September 2008 and has been by Sony.

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Sony VPL-BW5 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$999
Awards
#6 in
Status
Discontinued
Released
September 2008
Warranty
2 Years
User Reviews
(3) Review this Projector

 
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White Brightness
2,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x800
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Contrast
700:1
Display Type
0.59" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 575i, 575p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1400x1050

Lamp Type
190W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours
Lamp Model
LMP-E190  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.9' - 30.5'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.45:1 - 1.71:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-3" and 12'-2" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
4.40" x 12.40" x 10.60"
Weight
7.0 lbs
Internal Speakers
No
Power
260 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: RCA
HDMI
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.

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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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