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From Sony —   The Sony VPL-CX21 portable projector features Sony LCD panels with 3LCD technology and a powerful lamp for accurate image reproduction at a brightness of 2100 ANSI lumens. The projector is extremely slim and lightweight. The stylish body has been designed with rounded edges that fit easily into your hand, making them ideal for applications that require portability.

  • 3LCD Projection System
  • Advanced Intelligent Auto Setup
  • Off & Go
  • Short Focal-Length Lens
  • Six Picture Modes
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Sony VPL-CX21 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$1,510
Awards
#3 in
Status
Discontinued
Released
August 2006
Warranty
3 Years
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White Brightness
2,100 ANSI Lumens / 1,600 Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Display Type
0.63" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 575i, 575p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
165W UHP bulb
Lamp Model
LMP-C163  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.6' - 28.9'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.44:1 - 1.76:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-6" and 11'-8" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
2.13" x 10.75" x 8.38"
Weight
4.2 lbs
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
220 Watts 100V - 240V
Features
Short-Throw
Additional Features
Automatic Setup, High Brightness and Anti-theft functions.
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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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