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Sony VPL-HW30ES Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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From Sony —   The VPL-HW30ES is our very latest 3D Full HD projector, bringing you cinema-quality pictures. With the VPL-HW30ES, enter a new era of ultra high quality 3D imagery, accessible at an affordable price. Packed with exciting innovative features which are easy to use and control, you can experience enhanced immersive 3D movie content without having to leave your sofa.

  • Dynamic Lamp Control Technology
  • Separate 2D and 3D Modes
  • Advanced Iris3 Control
  • Extremely Low Fan Noise (22dB)
  • Adjustable Lens Shift
  • Panel Alignment Function
  • Fully Digital Signal Processing


Sony VPL-HW30ES Projector Specifications

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Performance
4
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$2,999
Status
Discontinued
Released
July 2011
Warranty
3 Years
User Reviews
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Brightness
1,300 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
70,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
SXRD x 3
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/24, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb
Lamp Model
LMP-H202  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.5x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-25% & Vertical +/-65%
Throw Distance
6.0' - 30.5'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.41:1 - 2.12:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-2" and 15'-4" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
No

Projector Size
7.10" x 16.00" x 18.30"
Weight
22.1 lbs
Audible Noise
22 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
300 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
HDMI 1.4a x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin

Features
Full HD 3D
Crestron RoomView™
Additional Features
Motionflow technology allows the VPL-HW30ES to display twice as many images per second. This algorithm, unique to Sony, creates completely new images based on the incoming signal, and inserts them between the original frames to reproduce smoother, sharper motion.



 

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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