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Sony Full HD 3D Home Cinema Projector - VPL-HW55ES

Abt Model: VPLHW55ES | UPC Code: 027242872943
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Sony ES Full HD 3D Home Cinema Projector, Model VPLHW55ES


  • Immersive, vibrant picture
    Enjoy an immersive picture with deep black levels through the VPL-HW55ES’s 120,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 1,700 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 VPL-HW55ES’s advanced air discharge system, Sony’s whisper-quiet fan emits only 21db during show time in low lamp mode
  • 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
  • Integrates into challenging rooms
    The VPL-HW55ES can be adjusted to fit complex rooms with its 1.6x manual zoom, and horizontal and vertical shift, and 1/10th pixel step panel alignment
  • Controllable over RS232
    Seamlessly integrate the VPL-HW55ES into virtually any major automation system via the bi-directional, industry-standard RS232 connection


3D Capability

  • 2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
  • Dynamic Lamp Control: Yes
  • 3D Glasses Brightness Adjustment: Yes
  • Effect Adjustment(s): Yes
  • Format(s): Frame Packing/ Side by Side/ Over-Under/Simulated 3D/ESPN 3D format/ 720p / 60 SBS
  • Simulated 3D: Yes
  • Transmitter: Optional external transmitter (TMR-PJ2)
  • Glasses: Optional rechargeable glasses (TDG-PJ1)


  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
  • Screen Size: 40" to 300" measured diagonally (projected)
  • Display Technology: SXRD™ Technology


  • Integration Partner: Yes (Control4® Certified, AMX Device Discovery, Crestron Integrated Partner, Savant Partner in Excellence, RTI & URC)
  • Acceptable Computer Signals: fH: 19 to 72 kHz, fV: 48 to 92 Hz, fV: 60 Hz
  • Information Menu: Horizontal and Vertical frequency display
  • Input A: D-sub 15 Pin, Analog RGB/Component
  • Lens Control: Manual focus, shift and zoom
  • Vertical Keystone: Yes

Inputs and Outputs

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


  • Auto Input Search: Yes
  • BRAVIA® Sync: Yes
  • IR Receiver: Front & Rear, Front, Rear
  • Image Flip: HV, H, V, Off
  • Multiple Language Display: 15 languages (including English, French, Spanish, German, and Chinese)
  • Power Save Mode: Yes
  • Remote Control: Yes (RMPJ20)
  • Test Pattern: Yes

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: 41°F to 95°F


  • Brightness: 1,700 Lumens
  • Contrast Ratio: 120,000:1 Dynamic Contrast
  • Picture Modes: Nine customizable picture modes including cinema, reference, photo, game, bright modes, and user customizable for both 2D and 3D
  • 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
  • Acceptable Video Signals: Composite video, Y/C video, 15 kHz (RGB/Component) 50/60Hz; Progressive component 50/60 Hz; DTV (480/60i, 480/60p, 575/50i, 575/50p, 720/50p, 720/60p, 1080P24sF(48i),1080/50i, 1080/50p, 1080/60i), HDMI inputs only: 1080/60p, 1080/24p
  • Iris: Yes, Advanced Auto Iris 3
  • Deep Color: Yes
  • Film Mode: Yes
  • Lens Shift Function: Yes (Manual)
  • Motionflow™ Technology: Yes with Dark Frame Insertion
  • Panel Driver: 240Hz
  • Video Processing: Yes with Block and Mosquito Noise Reduction
  • x.v.Color™ Technology: Yes

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 7-1/8"
  • Width: 16"
  • Depth: 18-1/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 21.2 lbs
  • Shipping: 28 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Three Year Limited Parts and Labor
Key Features
Full HD 1080p (1920x1080) Resolution/ 1,700 Lumens/ 120,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ 2D To 3D Conversion/ Dynamic Lamp Control/ 40 " To 300 " Screen Size Compatible/ SXRD Technology/ 240Hz Panel Drive/ 9 Customizable Picture Modes/ 9 Gamma Adjustments/ Deep Color/ Motionflow/ x.v.Color/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Sony VPL-HW55ES from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony VPL-HW55ES is Brand New.
  • The Sony VPL-HW55ES Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!


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