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Opinion of jim67 - Jan 19, 2005

Sony VPL-HS3 Projector
WVGA (858x484), 1200 ANSI Lumens,
9.9 lbs, $1,499 (MSRP)
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by jim67 - Jan 19, 2005
Image Quality 4.0
Features 4.0
Construction 4.0
Ease of Use 4.0
Reliability 2.0
Value for Money 4.0

Personal Experience
Had this projector for 10 months now and it my main viewing source in the home i.e tv/dvd. Had a problem with it after about a month, it just wouldnt light the lamp unless I removed it from the mount, opened it up and removed the lamp and filter then put them back in again??? It went to a repair centre where they couldnt find anything wrong, so it went to Sony, again couldnt find anything wrong?? 6 weeks later I got it back (had to collect it) but it did work. Now I have the same problem again, not that it ever went away but was less frequent until now. I have 2 months left of warranty so they better sort it!!!!
I am sure this is just a one off but it just had to be mine didnt it !!!!!!!
Would still recomend the unit, I am projecting onto a screen 6'x4' and its the ultimate cinema in my own home!
Cheers Jim.

Problems
As above.

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