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The Sony VPL-MX20 Projector is a XGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . 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. Weighing in at 3.8 lbs, this portable projector is bright and compact, perfect for business travelers, taking on a family vacation or just moving from room to room. This projector was first available for purchase in April 2009 and has been by Sony.

Maxell MP-JW4001
WXGA Conference Room Projector

Sony VPL-MX20 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$2,400
Status
Discontinued
Released
April 2009
Warranty
3 Years
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White Brightness
2,500 ANSI Lumens / 2,000 Lumens
Color Brightness
2,500 Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
650:1
Display Type
0.63" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 540p, 575i, 575p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1400x1050

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours
Lamp Model
LMP-M200  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.12x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
3.3' - 14.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
30.00" - 150.00"
Throw Ratio
1.50:1 - 1.67:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 11'-1" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
1.77" x 10.75" x 8.11"
Weight
3.8 lbs
Audible Noise
44 dB  / 38 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
290 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: RCA
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
Soft Carrying Case
Additional Features
Accepts Computer Signals up to 60 Hz SXGA.

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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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