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Sony VPL-VW50 Projector

1080P Home Theater Projector
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From Sony —   Bring your entertainment to life with the VPL-VW50 high-definition front projector. It's packed with features like an advanced iris function, high contrast ratio of up to 15,000:1, and three SXRD 1920 x 1080 panels that provide Full 1080p resolution. An All Range Crisp Focus (ARC-F) lens, Real Color Processor (RCP) that further enhances colors and images, an ultra-quiet fan and an improved lamp life combined with a lightweight, versatile design and easy-to-use features help to create the ultimate home theater experience.

  • Full HD resolution with 3 SXRD 1920 x 1080 Panels
  • Up to 15,000:1 Contrast Ratio (Advanced Iris Auto On)
  • 1080/24p Input Capable
  • Quiet operation with low fan noise of 22 dB
  • Ultra High Pressure Lamp (200W) for natural color

Sony VPL-VW50 Projector Specifications

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Performance
3.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$3,499
User Reviews
(21) Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Released
October 2006
Warranty
1 Year
 
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Brightness
900 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
15,000:1
Dynamic Contrast
15,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.61" SXRD x 3
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 575i, 575p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb
Lamp Model
LMP-H200  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.72x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Vertical +/-0.00%
Throw Distance
10.4' - 20.5'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 200.00"
Throw Ratio
1.44:1 - 2.45:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-4" and 17'-7" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
6.83" x 15.55" x 18.56"
Weight
24.3 lbs
Audible Noise
22 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
300 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
2 HDMI (1080p) inputs
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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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