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Sony VPL-ES1 Projector

SVGA Portable Projector
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From Sony —   The VPL-ES1 is the latest addition to the Sony Family of high quality ultra portable projectors that are ideal for handling presentations when you are always on the move. The VPL-ES1 features a 0.62 LCD Panel with 185 watt UHP lamp that realizes Brightness of 1500 ANSI Lumens. The design of the VPL-ES1 put maximum emphasis on ease of use. At the touch of the power button, the intelligent Auto Setup function sets up the projector in an instant, allowing presenters to get started at any customer site.

  • High Brightness and High Resolution
  • Short Throwing Distance (100 inch @ 9.5 feet)
  • Ultra Compact and Light Weight
  • Flat and Simple Design
  • Powered Lens Protector
  • Powered Tilt Adjuster and Auto Keystone Correction
  • Auto Input Search
  • Adjustable Rear Legs
  • Digital Zoom Function
  • On-Screen Display

Sony VPL-ES1 Projector Specifications

September 2003
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White Brightness
1,500 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Display Type
0.62" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
Video Modes

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

Included Lens
1.15x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
Throw Distance
6.6' - 14.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 150.00"
Throw Ratio
1.50:1 - 1.69:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 11'-2" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.13" x 11.63" x 9.38"
6.2 lbs
Audible Noise
35 dB
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
250 Watts 100V - 240V


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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