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Sony VPL-HW50ES Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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From Sony —   The VPL-HW50ES is the new Sony 3D home cinema projector that includes the very latest technology and delivers a premium home theatre experience. Packed with many new innovative features that draw on Sony's latest Optical Engine, the VPL-HW50ES utilizes Sony's clever 'Reality Creation' to dramatically enhance high defi nition 1080P content to deliver sharp and crisp Full HD images.

  • High Brightness of 1,700 Lumens with Faithful Colour Reproduction
  • Bright Cinema and Bright TV Mode for Living Room Theatre
  • Contrast Enhancer Function
  • SXRD Panel Technology
  • Advanced Iris Control
  • Gamma Adjustment Function
  • Built-in 3D Sync Transmitter
  • Improved Panel Alignment Function
 

Sony VPL-HW50ES Projector Specifications

Projector Central's Rating
Projector Central Highly Recommended Award
Highly Recommended Award

Our Highly Recommended designation is earned by products offering extraordinary value or performance in their price class.

Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$3,999
User Reviews
(2) Review this Projector
Awards
Highly Recommended
Status
Discontinued
Released
December 2012
Warranty
3 Years
 
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Brightness
1,700 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
100,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.61" SXRD x 3
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb

Included Lens
1.52x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-25% & Vertical +/-71%
Throw Distance
6.0' - 30.5'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.41:1 - 2.13:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-2" and 15'-4" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
7.06" x 16.04" x 18.26"
Weight
21.2 lbs
Audible Noise
21 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
300 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Component: RCA
HDMI x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
Case Color Options
Full HD 3D
Frame Interpolation
Additional Features
2 pairs of 3D glasses included.
 


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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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