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Sony VPL-HS3 Projector

WVGA Home Theater Projector
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The Sony VPL-HS3 Projector is a WVGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,200 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 858x484 . 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 November 2003 and has been by Sony.

 

Sony VPL-HS3 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$1,499
User Reviews
(21) Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Released
November 2003
Warranty
1 Year
 
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White Brightness
1,200 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
858x484
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (WVGA)
Contrast
800:1
Display Type
2 cm 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x720

Lamp Type
150W UHP bulb

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Contact Sony for lens information.
Throw Distance
1.2 m - 3.8 m  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
102 cm - 381 cm
Throw Ratio
1.15:1 - 1.36:1
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
17 cm x 30 cm x 32 cm
Weight
4.5 kg
Audible Noise
28 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
Power
200 Watts 100V - 240V

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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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