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Sony VPL-ES2 User Reviews

Sony VPL-ES2 Projector

Sony VPL-ES2

SVGA (800x600), 1500 ANSI Lumens,
6.2 lbs, $1,249 (MSRP)
View Specs
4.6 out of 5
6 User Ratings
Image Quality 4.2
Features 4.3
Construction 4.8
Ease of Use 4.8
Reliability 4.7
Value for Money 5.0

User Reviews

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Review by Rodney Ragbir

I installed my sony vpl es2 9ft high temporarily. The projector fell from 9ft directly onto a solid concrete garage floor. The cover fell off(not completely)I thought for sure it was done and was ready to throw it out. My friend told me lets see if we can put it together, I thought well maybe it would work and for sure we would require a new bulb. We were wrong. The projector and bulb was fine and I continue to use it after I put it back together and keep t held by four tie wraps. Sony your the best! This story is true and amazing! Rod

Any Problems: Can't break it!

Review by Hug Ortega

The best for the price you pay for it. It's ideal for fun and professional uses, with lowest cost. And the most important: IT'S A SONY!

Review by Lakshman

I have been using this projector for cinema viewing for the last 9 months or so and am pretty excited about it. The product was purchased for close to 80 Thousand Rs which i feel is slightly overpriced. It is very user friendly and operations are very simple. The picture clarity is very good and overall performance is highly satisfactory

Any Problems: None. However a Zoom lens could have been provided.

Review by Studio1

I've only had this model for a week and so far I am very pleased. We use this mostly for movies played from a DVD player and projecting on a white wall and it looks very very good. (A large white foam board also works great! ) Once you project it, 50" looks awesome, but you wont be able to settle for that when you can have a 7ft. image in your face. (This projector can display an image up to 25 ft.) This beats a large-screen 50" TV at 1/3 the price! The on-screen features includes different screen settings (Standard, Dynamic, Cinema. Living, etc.) and allow you to adjust colors, hues, sharpness and other settings. I found that some DVDs display better in standard mode and others in "Dynamic" or "Living" mode. Selecting your choice of mode is a breeze, and you can customize the settings to get the best picture. I would suggest checking out a large retailer and try it out (they usually have a 30-day return policy). If you don't like it, you can always return it. The unit is about the size of a smaller slide projector , and it has a nice carrying case.

Review by hubscher

For less than 1000$ this is a great solution. It is bright enough for home use. It is easy to setup. In DVD mode the pictures are as crisp as you can expect from this resoultion. For a "very" inexpensive home setup it is nice. The colors are "very" crisp. And you do not need to mount it very far back. to get a 10' picture. It is definitely better than buying a TV in the same price range. In fact it is better than any TV in the 3x price point. Overpowers ambient light well. But... I am returning it as... I want a little better quality. Fairly quite.... If you want a TV for less than 1500 I would recommend this. It is a much better deal than most 50" screen TVs.

Any Problems: 1. The screen door effect is pronounced. 2. The contract makes it hard to differentate dark colors 3. The red is a little over powering 4. TV signals come out very poorly (no edtv mode)

Review by Alex Melillo

Sincerally, I'm full satisfied with it. For the pryce of a TV, I have a strong and muscle 120' progressive image with incredible and unespected features, like a pure progressive component in conectores, auto-adjusted 1024x768 images, and a relative silence operation. It is my second projector, and the diference between my older InFocus and it is very significant. I'm very, very satisfied with it!!.

Any Problems: None, at now.