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From Sony —   Packing the most advanced projector technologies into a low-profile design, the VPL-FH500L is an excellent choice, delivering a dramatic brightness of 7,000 lumens and ultra high-quality images with WUXGA resolution. The VPL-FH500L offers peace-of-mind by using a twin-lamp system that provides both a redundant lamp and economical operation. It also delivers amazing installation flexibility and hassle-free maintenance in a stylish design that blends into any decor.

  • Ultra-high WUXGA Resolution with Full-HD Compatibility
  • Brilliant Color Performance
  • 3LCD Projection Offers Brilliant Color Performance
  • Twin-lamp System for Peace-of-mind Operation
  • Quiet Noise Operation
  • Closed Captioning

Sony VPL-FH500L Projector Specifications

February 2011
3 Years
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White Brightness
7,000 ANSI Lumens / 5,600 Lumens
Color Brightness
7,000 Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WUXGA)
Display Type
0.95" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/30, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1200

Lamp Type
330W UHP bulb x 2
Lamp Life
6,000 hours  / 8,000 hours
Lamp Model
LMP-F330  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
Optional Lenses

VPLL-4008 Fixed Lens Throw Ratio 1.08:1
VPLL-FM22 Fixed Lens Throw Ratio 0.87:1
VPLL-Z4015 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.02:1-2.67:1
VPLL-Z4019 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.62:1-3.36:1
VPLL-Z4025 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 3.30:1-6.11:1
VPLL-Z4045 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 6.08:1-10.52:1
VPLL-ZM102 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 3.28:1-4.83:1
VPLL-ZM32 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.45:1-1.59:1
VPLL-ZM42 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.83:1-2.32:1
VPLL-ZP41 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.48:1-2.71:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
8.38" x 20.88" x 21.47"
44.1 lbs
490 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: BNC
DVI Digital Input
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin
VGA Out: Dsub-15pin

Option Slots
Closed Captioning
Crestron RoomView™
Additional Features
WUXGA projector for high end display applications.

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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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