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Sony VPL-CX5 Projector

XGA Home Theater Projector
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The Sony VPL-CX5 Projector is a XGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . 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 August 2002 and has been by Sony.

 

Sony VPL-CX5 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$3,699
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
August 2002
Warranty
2 Years
 
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White Brightness
2,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
No
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
165W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours
Lamp Model
LMP-C150  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Vertical +/-0.00%
Throw Distance
12.5' - 19.4'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
80.00" - 150.00"
Throw Ratio
1.99:1 - 2.39:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 13'-1" and 15'-8" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
2.60" x 11.30" x 9.00"
Weight
5.9 lbs
Audible Noise
43 dB
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
240 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.

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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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