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Sony VPL-VW500ES Projector

4K Home Theater Projector
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From Sony —   Imagine the fully immersive cinematic quality of 4K in your own home. Our VPL-VW500ES home cinema projector gives you a 4096 x 2160 resolution picture, over four times better than Full HD. It's just like being at the movies. The exceptionally high dynamic contrast ratio of 200,000:1 with 1,700 ANSI lumens brightness produces stunning detail and rich, faithful colour - even in well-lit rooms.

  • 4K resolution: 4096 x 2160
  • Dynamic contrast ratio: 200,000:1
  • Brightness: 1,700 ANSI lumens
  • Compact and functional design

Sony VPL-VW500ES Projector Specifications


MSRP
n/a
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
December 2013
Warranty
3 Years
 
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Brightness
1,700 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
4096x2160
Aspect Ratio
1.89:1 (4K HD)
Contrast
200,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.74" SXRD x 3
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 4096x2160
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
265W UHP bulb

Included Lens
2.06x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-31% & Vertical +85% / -80%
Throw Distance
15.7' - 19.2'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
80.00" - 200.00"
Throw Ratio
1.31:1 - 2.68:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-7" and 19'-7" from the screen.

Projector Size
7.69" x 19.51" x 18.25"
Weight
30.9 lbs
Audible Noise
26 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
375 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
HDMI x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
USB

Features
Full HD 3D
Frame Interpolation
Additional Features
Incredible 4096 x 2160 resolution pictures and an exceptionally high dynamic contrast ratio of 200,000:1. The VPL-VW500ES can show up to 60 frames per second in 4K (at colour signal YUV 4:2:0). It’s the new 4K industry standard and is much higher than the earlier 24p. The result is a smoother image with superior colour and realism.
 

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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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