4K SXRD HOME CINEMA PROJECTOR

Full Specifications and Features

VPL-VW5000ES

$60,000.00

Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)
21.6 x 9.0 x 29.5 in
Weight
Approx. 43 kg / 94 lb (including standard lens) Approx. 40 kg / 88 lb (excluding standard lens)

Display

Display System
4K SXRD panel, projection system
Display Resolution
Computer signal input: Maximum display resolution: 4096 x 2160 dots, Maximum video signal input : 4K 60p YCbCr 4:4:4 8bit / YCbCr 4:2:2 12 bit
Light source
Laser diode

General Features

Contrast ratio
∞:1 (dynamic contrast)
Effective Imager Size
0.74 in x 3
Effective pixels
26,542,080 (4096 x 2160 x 3) pixels
Projection lens shift
VPLL-Z7008 (Optional): Powered V ± 0.5%, H ± 0.18%, VPLL-Z7013 (Bundled): Powered V ± 0.80%, H ± 0.31%

Hardware

Projection lens zoom / focus
Powered / Powered

Interface

Input and Output Terminals
HDMI1/HDMI2 * - Digital (RGB/Y Pb/Cb Pr/Cr), IR IN/OUT - IN:1, OUT:1 , Mini jack, LAN - RJ45, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, REMOTE – RS-232C, D-sub 9-pin (female), SYNC - IN:1, OUT:1, TRIGGER1/TRIGGER2 - Mini jack, DC 12 V Max. 100 mA, USB - Type A

Operating Conditions

Operating temperature / humidity
5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)/20% to 80% (no condensation)
Storage temperature / humidity
-10C to +60°C (14°F to +140°F) / 20% to 80% (no condensation)

Power

Acoustic noise
30 dB ~ 35 dB*
Power requirement
AC 100V to 240 V, 12 A to 6 A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
Max. 1.2 kW

Video Features

Light Output
5,000 lm
Color Light Output
5,000 lm

Eco and energy saving

Power Consumption (Standby Mode)
0.5 W

Footnotes

*
This will depend on the environment and how the projector is used.

What's In The Box

  • Standard Lens (VPLL-Z7013)
  • Remote Control (RM-PJ24)
  • Batteries (Size AA (R6) Manganese (2))
  • AC Power Cord
  • Operating Instructions (CD-ROM)
  • Quick Reference Manual
  • Active 3D Glasses - TDG-BT500A (Optional)
  • Short Throw Lens - VPLL-Z7008 (Optional)
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Features

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Native 4K resolution for lifelike pictures

With more than four times the resolution of Full HD, native 4K offers 8.8 million pixels (4096 x 2160) for a picture that is incredibly lifelike, which is why it is the resolution defined by the DCI (Digital Cinema Initiative) for theater distribution. See corner-to-corner clarity and watch movies from much closer than you would in Full HD.

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5000 lumens for spectacular brightness

Savor the action with an incredible 5000 lumens brightness, for high contrast across the screen. A highly efficient Z-Phosphor laser light generates the brightness required for vibrant images across the whole screen.

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Native 4K SXRD panel

The VPL-VW5000ES’s SXRD™ panels and laser light source help the projector achieve a high dynamic contrast. This means that the full color spectrum—from deep, inky blacks through to vibrant reds, blues and greens—is replicated with fine detail and realism, making every scene spring to life for a truly immersive experience. 

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See deeper blacks with 4K SXRD™ panels

Latest SXRD panels deliver even better contrast, as well as native 4K resolution. With SXRD projection, you'll see rich, inky blacks, clear cinematic motion and smooth images. Improvements to the reflective silicon layer now mean even better light control, for precisely delivered shadows and blacks.

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Watch bright images for longer with a Z-Phosphor™ laser light  

The VPL-VW5000ES uses an ultra-pure and reliable Z-Phosphor™ laser light source. This Sony-developed light source offers bright images for up to 20,000 hours of uninterrupted operation—no lamp replacement and virtually zero maintenance.

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Dual contrast control

In addition to the dynamically-controlled laser light output, an Advanced Iris is also incorporated. Both the iris control and laser can be adjusted independently and dynamically, to optimize light output for both dark and bright well-lit scenes. The result is deeper blacks than ever, as well as bright, vibrant colors where needed. The infinite dynamic contrast makes every scene spring to life with detail and realism.

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Corner-to-corner sharpness with the ARC-F lens 

For pristine image quality across the entire screen, the VPL-VW5000ES features an All-Range Crisp Focus (ARC-F) lens. This large-aperture lens adopts an all-glass design for its 18 elements, including six extra low-dispersion (ELD) elements. This ensures optimal convergence of the red, green and blue primaries even at the extreme edges of the image for a clear and vivid image wherever you look.

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Digital Focus Optimizer

Optimum focus is achieved, not only optically, but also digitally, by the Digital Focus Optimizer. It compensates in advance from the possible optical degradation of the lens, then outputs the optimum corrected images, so that even the focus in the corners is better than ever.

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Super-resolution Reality Creation for 4K Contents

Sony's exclusive Reality Creation technology analyzes images right down to the pixel level. It then employs pattern-matching algorithms developed over years of movie production to enhance crispness even without increasing digital picture noise. It also upscales existing Full HD Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD movies to near 4K quality.

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4K Motionflow™

The powerful video processor in the VPL-VW5000ES offers Motionflow™ for smooth and clear motion, even when viewing 4K content. Motionflow™ is best for fast-moving sports content as it adds frames to reduce blur, while maintaining brightness. Movie theater purists can choose True Theater mode to retain the original 24fps.

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HDR compatibility: every image comes to life

Get the most from your projector when viewing new UHD Blu-ray and streaming services with High Dynamic Range (HDR). HDR video offers a vastly expanded brightness range to deliver far more realistic, high-contrast images and brilliant colors. Compatible with both HDR10 and HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) formats, Sony's home projectors reproduce color and contrast faithfully to the creators’ intent.

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Motorized zoom lens and wide lens shift

Installing this projector in your room is easy with a 2.06x motorized zoom with a wide lens shift range. Adjust the position of the projector up to 80% vertically and 31% horizontally to get just the right angle for your movies without creating image distortion or resolution loss.

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HDMI 18 Gbps capable

With 4K HDR 60P content increasing, the VPL-VW5000ES is now 18 Gbps-capable for smoother expressions of gradations.

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Colors come alive with TRILUMINOS™ 

Discover true-to-life colors and tones. The VPL-VW5000ES incorporates TRILUMINOS™ color, reproducing more tones and textures than a standard projector system. Hard-to-reproduce crimson reds, aqua blues, and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, so landscapes and seascapes look more vivid. Faces look better, too, with skin tones more faithfully reproduced. 

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HDCP 2.2 compatibility

Both HDMI inputs are compatible with HDCP 2.2—the latest content protection standard.

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Select from nine calibrated picture modes

Quickly style the picture to what you’re watching or playing. Select from nine calibrated picture modes, including two theater film modes, theater digital, reference, TV, photo, game, bright cinema and bright TV. An advanced HSV (Hue Saturation Value) color tuning tool gives you even more control.

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Make the home theater experience bigger and better than ever.

Sony 4K projectors are compatible with IMAX Enhanced content, making them ready to deliver the bigger, more breathtaking IMAX visuals you love in compatible content. Take advantage of the size of your projector screen with movies that become even more immersive with IMAX Enhanced.

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Picture Position Memory stores your settings

Store focus, zoom, and lens shift settings for up to five screen formats for easy recall. Picture Position Memories store key settings so you can quickly watch movies in the ideal format. Match aspect ratios, including 16:9 and Cinemascope, and store these settings in the projector.