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Sony VPL-DS100 Projector

SVGA Portable Projector
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The Sony VPL-DS100 Projector is a SVGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,200 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 January 2004 and has been by Sony.

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Sony VPL-DS100 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$1,179
Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2004
Warranty
3 Years
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White Brightness
1,200 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
800x600
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Display Type
0.62" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 575i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1024x768

Lamp Type
185W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours
Lamp Model
LMP-E180  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
6.9' - 14.4'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 150.00"
Throw Ratio
1.48:1 - 1.75:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-9" and 11'-7" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.13" x 11.63" x 9.38"
Weight
6.3 lbs
Audible Noise
36 dB
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
250 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
The VPL-DS100 adopts Sony original virtual light system with the all-new super high aperture liquid crystal panel and newly developed bright 185WUHP lamp.
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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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