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From Sony — Affordable cinema-quality entertainment for any room. Create a spectacular cinematic experience in your own home. The VPL-HW45ES is packed with technology developed for our professional Digital Cinema projectors, including SXRD panels and Advanced Reality Creation upscaling technology for fabulously detailed Full HD images. With 1,800 lumen brightness and compact design, it's the perfect choice for unforgettable home entertainment.

  • 1,800 ANSI lumens brightness
  • Reality Creation
  • Long-lasting lamp up to 6,000 hours
  • Wireless HDMI compatible (optional accessory)
  • SXRD panels and advanced Iris 3 technology
  • Built-in RF 3D Sync transmitter
 

Sony VPL-HW45ES Projector Specifications

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Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

Street Price
$1,999
MSRP
$1,999
User Reviews
(5) Review this Projector
Awards
Highly Recommended
Status
Shipping
Released
June 2016
Warranty
3 Years

 
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Brightness
1,800 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Display Type
0.61" SXRD x 3
Color Processing
8-bit
Input Lag
22ms
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 576p, 480p
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
225W UHP bulb
Lamp Model
LMP-H210  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.6x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-25% & Vertical +/-71%
Throw Distance
6.2' - 29.7'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
39.52" - 300.67"
Throw Ratio
1.36:1 - 2.16:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 15'-8" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
No

Projector Size
7.05" x 16.02" x 18.27"
Weight
19.8 lbs
Audible Noise
22 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
310 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
HDMI x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
USB

Features
Full HD 3D
Frame Interpolation

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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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