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Sony Bravia Black 3D Home Theater Projector With 3D Glasses - VPL-HW30AES

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Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) Resolution/ 70,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ 1300 ANSI Lumen Brightness/ 240Hz Panel Drive/ Dynamic Lamp Control Improves 3D Brightness/ Convert Standard HD Content To 3D/ Supports A Wide Array Of 3D Content/ Whisper-Quiet Fan/ Includes Two 3D Glasses(TDGPJ1) And One 3D Emitter(TMRPJ1)/ Black Finish
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Sony Bravia Black 3D Home Theater Projector With 3D Glasses, Model VPLHW30AES

Enjoy a true home-cinema experience with the Sony® VPL-HWA30ES Elevated Standard 3D Projector.1 A bright, vibrant picture, plus a 70,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and whisper-quiet fan make it perfect for the living room. With SXRD® technology, 2D to 3D up-scaling,2 and control system compatibility, this projector provides affordable, cinema-style home entertainment.

Key Features:

  • Includes two 3D glasses(TDGPJ1) & 1 3D emitter(TMRPJ1)
  • 70,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
  • Full HD 1080p
  • 1300 ANSI lumen brightness
  • Dynamic lamp control improves 3D brightness
  • 240Hz panel drive improves 3D picture
  • Convert standard HD content to 3D2
  • Supports a wide array of 3D content
  • Powerful, independent 2D and 3D calibration: Nine picture modes, nine gamma adjustments
  • Three-year limited warranty
  • Whisper-quiet fan: Only 22db emitted


  • Immersive, vibrant picture
    Enjoy an immersive picture with deep black levels in just about any home theater environment through the VPLHWA30ES’s 70,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 1,300 ANSI lumen brightness.

  • Cinema-like 3D brightness
    Sony’s dynamic lamp control technology and rechargeable 3D glasses work together perfectly to establish vibrant, cinema-quality brightness levels on your favorite 3D movies and shows.

  • 240Hz for a better 3D picture
    The 240Hz panel drive, along with dynamic lamp control technology, minimizes 3D crosstalk. This greatly diminishes the possibility of ghosting when watching 3D.

  • Watch standard HD content in 3D
    Add a new dimension to your favorite movies, shows or videos with Sony’s unique 2D to 3D up-conversion algorithm, allowing any high definition 2D content connected via HDMI to be viewed in immersive Sony 3D.

  • Whisper-quiet fan
    Forget that the projector is even in the room. Due to the VPLHWA30ES’s advanced air discharge system, Sony’s whisper-quiet fan emits only 22db during show time.

  • Powerful picture calibration features
    Quickly calibrate your picture to the type of content you’re enjoying with nine unique modes including a variety of cinema, gaming, photo and standard pre-sets.

  • Controllable over RS232
    Seamlessly integrate the VPLHW30AES into virtually any major automation system via the bi-directional, industry-standard RS232 connection

  • Integrates into challenging rooms
    The VPL-HW30AES can be adjusted to fit complex rooms with its 1.6x manual zoom, and horizontal and vertical shift features and 1/10th pixel step panel alignment

  • Smoother, sharper motion
    Enjoy smooth, sharp motion with Sony’s Motionflow™ technology with Dark Frame Insertion and 24p True Cinema technologies.

  • Three-year limited warranty
    Rest assured that Sony has you covered. All Sony Elevated Standard (ES) projectors enjoy three-year limited warranties, including a special tech support hotline in case you run into any problems.


3D Capability

  • 2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
  • 3D: Yes
  • Brightness: Dynamic Lamp Control
  • Effect Adjustment(s): Yes
  • Format(s): Supports Frame Packing, Side by Side, and Over Under formats ( see Acceptable Video Signals)


  • Integration Partner: Control4 Certified, AMX Device Discovery Beacon/ Crestron Integration Partner
  • Lens: All range Crisp focus (ARC-F) Lens
  • Projection Picture Size: 40 to 300 inches (1,016mm to 7,620mm) (measured diagonally)
  • Acceptable Computer Signals: fH: 19 to 72 kHz, fV: 48 to 92 Hz, fV: 60 Hz

Inputs and Outputs

  • 3D Sync: 1 (RJ45)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 1 In
  • HDMI™ Connection(s): 2 In
  • IR Input(s): Yes
  • PC Video Input(s): Yes
  • RS-232C Input(s): Yes
  • RS232 Control: 2 Way Control

Installation Features

  • Focus: Yes- Manual
  • Shift: Yes- Manual
  • Shift Range: V: +/- 0.65V; H: +/- 0.25H
  • Ultra Low Fan Noise: 22dB
  • Zoom: Yes- Manual 1.6X

Operating Conditions

  • Operating Humidity: 35 to 85% (no condensation)
  • Operating Temperature: 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)


  • Brightness: 1,300 Lumens
  • Contrast Ratio: 70,000:1 Dynamic Contrast
  • Picture Modes: 9 Modes for 2D and 3D (Dynamic, Standard, Cinema 1-3, Game, Photo, and User 1-2)
  • Picture Settings: Independent 2D and 3D Picture Settings
  • Video Calibration Settings: 9 gamma adjustments, Black and White Level Adjustments, Real Color Processing v2 including Luminance Adjustment

Video Features

  • Acceptable Video Signals: 2D: 480/60i, 576/50i, 480/60p, 576/50p, 1080/60i, 1080/50i, 1080/24psF (48i), 720/60p, 720/50p, 1080/60p, 1080/50p, 1080/24p, 720/60p (Frame Packing), 720/50p (Frame Packing), 1080/24p (Frame Packing). 3D: 1080/24p FP/O/U, 1080/60p, 50p SBS/O/U, 1080/60i, 50i SBS, 720/60p, 50p FP/SBS O/U
  • Advanced Iris: Yes- Auto
  • Deep Color: Yes
  • Film Mode: 24P Film Mode
  • Lens Shift Function: Yes (Manual)
  • Motionflow™ Technology: Yes with Dark Frame Insertion
  • Panel Driver: 240Hz
  • Video Processing: Yes with Block and Mosquito Noise Reduction 12Bit
  • x.v.Color™ Technology: Yes

In the Box

  • Ultra High Pressure Replacement Lamp (LMP-H202)
  • TDG-PJ1 3D Glasses
  • TMR-PJ1 Synch Emiitter
  • Black Ceiling Mount (PSS-H10)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Unit: 16" x 7.1" x 18.3"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 28 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Three Year Limited Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details


  1. Requires 3D content, 3D player, 3D glasses, and HDMI® cable (at least 10.2 Gbps).
  2. Simulated 3D image will vary based on source content.
  3. 3.Lamp in this product contains mercury. Disposal of these materials may be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please contact your local authorities or the Telecommunications Industry Association (
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Television TypeProjector
Resolution1920 x 1080
Refresh Rate240 Hz
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
Number of HDMI Inputs2
USB PortNo
PC ConnectionYes
Input Connectors2 HDMI, 1 3D Sync, 1 Component, IR Input, PC Video Input, RS-232C
Width (inches)16"
Height (inches)7.1"
Panel Depth (inches)18.3"


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Sony Bravia Black 3D Home Theater Projector With 3D Glasses

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Love this Sony 3D Projector

By DeeFlo

from Dallas, TX

Comments about Sony Bravia Black 3D Home Theater Projector With 3D Glasses:

When I first bought this Sony 3D projector I didn't know what to expect. I had only read reviews which made me end up buying it. All I can say is that this 3D projector is every bit as good or better than the JVC X3 or the Epson 5010. The picture has bold beautiful colors, deep blacks, popping 3D and so quite you don't even notice that is on. I love it and so does my family and friends. I would recommend this Sony to anyone who is thinking of staring a media room or even upgrading one.

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ES 3d projector

By Vinayak

from Kashipur

Comments about Sony Bravia Black 3D Home Theater Projector With 3D Glasses:

Very good experience with life like images with full hd resolution but it is not passive 3d like cinemas so you will lost the connection if someone disturb the signal and you also need to buy 3d glasses separately. If someone enjoying the movie with friends and family then he have need lot of expensive 3D active glasses instead of cheaper passive glasses and need to charging these glasses but image quality is superb and like real life.

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Sony Bravia Black 3D Home Theater Projector With 3D Glasses

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