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Sony VPL Series Home Theater Projector - VPL-BW120S

Abt Model: VPLBW120S | UPC Code: 027242855953
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720p (1280 x 800) Resolution/ 2600 Lumen Brightness/ 4,000:1 Contrast Ratio/ Short Throw Technology/ Six Preset Picture Modes/ Rich Color Reproduction And 12-Bit Gamma Correction/ Lightweight And Portable/ Built-In Speakers For A Simple One Cable (HDMI) Connection/ Power Savings Mode/ Long Lasting Lamp Up To 6000 Hours/ Whisper Quiet Operation/ Silver And Black Finish
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Sony VPL Series Home Theater Projector - VPLBW120S

Whether its movies, gaming or sports, go big with a Sony® VPL-BW120S projector. Featuring “BrightEra” LCD panel technology, 2,600 lumen1 brightness, 4,000:1 contrast ratio and WXGA 720p (HD) resolution, the BW120S truly provides the big screen experience. Featuring short throw technology, the projector can be placed closer to the wall / screen for simple installation and unobtrusive use.


  • Short Throw Technology
    Allows for the projector to be placed closer to the wall / screen (42” for 80” screen, 53” for 100” screen) for convenient installation and unobtrusive use.

  • High Brightness, 2600 Lumens
    Ultra-bright picture, giving you the flexibility to have your big screen viewing experience in virtually any lighting situation, without the need for a dark room.

  • 4,000:1 Contrast Ratio
    Enhances your viewing experience with detailed and clear images in bright scenes and deeper black levels in darker scenes.

  • Six Preset Picture Modes
    Including Dynamic, Standard, Game, Living, Cinema, and Presentation make this projector ideal for a variety of content in a variety of viewing environments

  • Sony Picture Quality
    Features including rich color reproduction and 12-bit gamma correction for smoother color gradations create immersive and lifelike images

  • “BrightEra” LCD Panels
    Deliver crystal clear WXGA (1280 x 800) 720p resolution

  • Lightweight and Portable
    At just over 8lbs, the VPL-BW120S can be carried from room to room for enjoyment throughout the house

  • Simple Installation
    Built-in speakers for a simple one cable (HDMI) connection

  • Power Savings Mode
    Turns off the projector after 10 minutes of inactivity to preserve electricity and lamp life

  • Long Lasting Lamp
    Up to 60003 hours, as opposed to 4,000 for a conventional lamp model

  • Whisper Quiet Operation
    Front exhaust vents, and quiet (29db) operation, will not distract viewers during show time.



  • Display Resolution: Native: WXGA (1280x800 dots)
  • Light source: Ultra high-pressure mercury lamp 210 W type


  • Color system: NTSC3.58
  • Color system: PAL
  • Color system: SECAM
  • Color system: NTSC4.43
  • Color system: PAL-M
  • Color system: PAL-N
  • Color system: PAL60
  • Filter Cleaning Cycle: Max. 6000H
  • LCD Panel: 0.59”x3 BrightEra LCD Panel
  • Lens: 0.62:1 throw ratio (manual)
  • Panel Display Resolution: WXGA (1280x800 dots)
  • Projection Picture Size: 50" - 100"
  • Video Signal Input: Video (Composite)
  • Video Signal Input: 15k (480/60i, 575/50i)
  • Video Signal Input: DTV (480p/60p, 575/50p, 720/60p, 720/50p, 1080/60i, 1080/50i)
  • Lamp Replacement Time (Recommended): 3000H (Lamp mode: High), 6000H (Lamp mode: Low)
  • Speaker: 2Wx1 (monaural)


  • Input A: Mini D-sub 15-pin (RGB/Y Pb Pr) with maximum PC resolution of 1400x1050. Audio: Stereo mini jack
  • Input B: HDMI (HDCP compatible)
  • Other Signal Inputs/Outputs: D-sub 9-pin
  • S-Video In: Mini DIN 4-pin. Audio : Pin jack (x2) (shared with VIDEO IN)


  • Power Consumption (in Operation) max.: 290 W/205 W
  • Power Consumption (in Standby): 3 W (Std)/<0.5 W (Low)
  • Power Requirements: AC 100 V to 240 V, 3.0A to 1.3A, 50 Hz/60 Hz


  • Brightness: 2600 lumens (Lamp mode: High) / 1500 lumens (Lamp mode: Low)
  • Contrast Ratio: 4000:1 (Full white/full black)

Video Interface

  • Video In: Pin Jack
  • Video In: Audio : Pin jack (x2) (shared with S VIDEO IN)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Unit: 12-11/32" x 5-7/10" x 13-3/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 13 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty(authorized online retailer): One Year Parts And Labor


  1. ANSI lumens is a measuring method of the American National Standards Institute IT7.228. Since there is no uniform method of measuring brightness, specifications will vary among manufacturers.
  2. Conditions: Lamp Control Low and Advanced Iris ON.
  3. Lamp Mode Low, not guaranteed.
  4. Requires HDMI® cable.
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Television TypeProjector
Aspect Ratio16:09
Refresh Rate120Hz
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
USB PortNo
Input ConnectorsHDMI, PC
Width (inches)12-11/32"
Height (inches)5-7/10"
Panel Depth (inches)13-3/4"


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