Sony 4K Home Cinema projector VPLVW500ES


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4K – more than 4x the quality of Full HD 

4K is the very best the big screen can deliver. The VPL-VW500ES gives you that very same, fully immersive cinema experience, at home. 

Incredible 4096 x 2160 resolution pictures and an exceptionally high dynamic contrast ratio of 200,000:1 produce details so stunning, you may never leave the house to see a movie again. 

2D and 3D upscaled to 4K 

While more and more native 4K material is becoming available, our Reality Creation technology means you can enjoy your current 2D and 3D discs, upscaled for an incredible 4K experience. You’ll get the very best from your favourite movies and notice even more detail than before – even in 3D.


Display System
Display System SXRD projection system
Display device
Size of effective display area 0.74" x 3 SXRD
Number of pixels 26,542,080 (4096 x 2160 x 3) pixels
Projection Lens
Focus Powered
Zoom - Powered/Manual Powered
Zoom - Ratio Approx. x 2.06
Lens shift - Powered/Manual Powered
Lens shift - Range Vertical + 85% - 80%
Lens shift - Range Horizontal +/- 31%
Light source
Type Ultra high pressure mercury lamp
Wattage 230 W type
Screen size
Screen size 60" to 300" (1.52 m to 7.62 m) (measured diagonally)
Light output
Lamp mode: High 1700 lm
Color light output
Lamp mode: High 1700 lm
Contrast ratio*1
Contrast ratio 200,000 (Dynamic Contrast)
Displayable scanning frequency
Horizontal 19 kHz to 72 kHz
Vertical 48 Hz to 92 Hz
Display resolution
Computer signal inputMaximum display resolution: 1920 x 1080 dots (HDMI Input only)
Video signal input80/60p, 576/50p, 720/60p, 720/50p, 1080/60i, 1080/50i, 1080/60p, 1080/50p, 1080/24p, 3840 x 2160/24p, 3840 x 2160/25p, 3840 x 2160/30p, 3840 x 2160/50p*1, 3840 x 2160/60p*1, 4096 x 2160/24p, 4096 x 2160/25p, 4096 x 2160/30p, 4096 x 2160/50p*1, 4096 x 2160/60p*1
OSD language
OSD language15-languages (English, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Norwegian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai)
INPUT OUTPUT (Computer/Video/Control)
HDMI 1 / HDMI 2 HDMI (x2)
REMOTE RS-232C connector: D-sub 9-pin (female)
LAN RJ-45, 10Base-T/100BASE-TX
IR IN Mini Jack
TRIGGER1 / TRIGGER2Mini Jack (x2)
Acoustic noise
Lamp mode: Low26 dB
Operating temperature / Operating humidity
Operating temperature / Operating humidity 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F) / 35% to 85% (no condensation)
Storage temperature / Storage humidity
Storage temperature / Storage humidity -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F) / 10% to 90% (no condensation)
Power requirements
Power requirementsAC 100 V to 240 V, 4.0 A to 1.7A, 50 Hz / 60Hz
Power Consumption
AC 100 V to 120 V 375 W
AC 220 V to 240 V 375 W
Power Consumption (Standby Mode)
AC 100 V to 120 V 0.3 W (when œRemote Start is set to œOffï¼‰
AC 220 V to 240 V0.3 W (when œRemote Start is set to œOffï¼‰
Power Consumption (Networked Standby Mode)
AC 100 V to 120 V 1.0 W (LAN) (when "Remote Start" is set to "Off")
AC 220 V to 240 V 1.0 W (LAN) (when "Remote Start" is set to "Off")
Standby Mode / Networked Standby Mode Activated
Standby Mode / Networked Standby Mode ActivatedAfter about 10 Minutes
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (without protrusions) 495.6 x 195.3 x 463.6 mm (19 1/2 x 7 11/16 x 18 1/4 inches)
Mass14 kg (31 lb)
Supplied accessories
Remote commander RM-PJ24
Optional Accessories
Replacement lamp LMP-H260
Wireless HD Unit IFU-WH1
IR 3D Glasses TDG-BT500A

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