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The Sony VPL-CW256 Projector is a WXGA Conference Room Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 4,500 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. 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 March 2015 and has been by Sony.


Sony VPL-CW256 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$2,580
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Status
Discontinued
Released
March 2015
Warranty
3 Years

 
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White Brightness
4,500 ANSI Lumens / 3,400 Lumens
Resolution
1280x800
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Contrast
3,700:1
Display Type
3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Life
3,000 hours  / 5,000 hours
Lamp Model
LMP-C240  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.45x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical
Throw Distance
5.3' - 28.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
39.27" - 300.17"
Throw Ratio
1.32:1 - 1.91:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-4" and 13'-6" from the screen.

Projector Size
4.80" x 15.98" x 13.00"
Weight
12.6 lbs
Internal Speakers
10.0 Watts Mono
Power
390 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: RCA
HDMI x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
Closed Captioning
Geometric Correction
Additional Features
Equipped with Bright Era 3LCD Panels

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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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