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Sony VPL-ES3 Projector

SVGA Portable Projector
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From Sony —   The Sony VPL-ES3 is an LCD projector that is ideal for small businesses and home offices as well as for entertainment. Display specifications of this Sony projector include an image brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens, SVGA resolution of 800x600 pixels, and a contrast ratio of 300:1. The image size of the Sony VPL-ES3 ranges from 40.2 inches to 300 inches and can be projected from a distance of 4 feet to 35 feet. Additional features of the Sony projector include six selectable picture modes, a component input terminal, monitor out, front exhaust, and three selectable black level adjustment modes. Furthermore, the LCD projector incorporates manual zoom with a zoom factor of 1.2 times, vertical keystone correction, and sound emission of 36 dB. Other general specifications of the Sony projector are its weight of 6.4 lbs, width of 12.1 inches, depth of 9.9 inches, and height of 3.9 inches.

  • Economical
  • Short Projection Distance
  • Conference Room Friendly
  • Multi-Purpose

Sony VPL-ES3 Projector Specifications

March 2006
3 Years
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White Brightness
2,000 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Display Type
0.63" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
Video Modes
Data Modes
MAX 1400x1050

Lamp Type
165W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours
Lamp Model
LMP-C162  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.15x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
4.5' - 29.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.49:1 - 1.71:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 11'-4" from the screen.

Projector Size
3.88" x 12.13" x 9.88"
6.4 lbs
Audible Noise
29 dB
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
100V - 240V
Additional Features
6 selectable picture modes, a component input terminal, monitor out, front exhaust, and 3 selectable black level adjustment modes.


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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