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Sony VPL-CS3 Projector

SVGA Portable Projector

Highlights

The Sony VPL-CS3 Projector is a SVGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 700 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 800x600 . 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 April 2001 and has been by Sony.


Sony VPL-CS3 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$2,230
User Reviews
(8) Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Released
April 2001
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
700 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
800x600
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD Panels
Video Modes
No
Data Modes
MAX 1024x768

Lamp Type
120W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours

Included Lens
1.3x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
2.60" x 10.90" x 8.50"
Weight
5.3 lbs
Internal Speakers
0.5 Watts × 2
Power
190 Watts 100V - 240V

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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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