Bring the cinema home with the versatile Sony VPL-HW50ES. It projects stunning 1080p 2D and 3D performance12 with bright, vibrant picture, plus a 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and 2D to 3D up-scaling13. Paired with a whisper-quiet fan and ultra-smooth playback with Motionflow™ technology, this projector is worth the price of admission. Additional lamp included.
"I can't think of any other quality projector not costing far more, that can match the calibrated brightness of the HW50 projector...if I was shopping for a sub $5000 projector for my theater at this time, I believe it would be my top choice." – Art Feierman, Projector Reviews
Ten years in the making, Sony's proprietary Reality Creation processing means that unlike most projectors that can only attempt at faithfully reproducing a 1080p signal, the VPL-HW50ES reproduces the original image prior to compression to achieve 1080p. Reality Creation works by analyzing each pixel, cross-referencing it to an internal database of images and patterns, then replacing the missing data resulting from compression. The result? A 1080p image that is clearer, sharper and more lifelike.
Want the perfect picture in your home theater? Get rich, deep black levels resulting from a 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. You'll also have no problem projecting right through ambient light brilliantly thanks to 1,700 ANSI lumen brightness.
Recreate a more authentic cinematic experience with the capability to eliminate black bars during movies. The VPL-HW50ES supports anamorphic 2.35 when paired with an external lens.
The optional rechargeable 3D glasses work in perfect harmony with the integrated 3D emitter and Sony's dynamic lamp control technology for vibrant, cinema-quality 3D entertainment.
144 zone panel alignment function allows for +/-2 pixels in 0.1 pixel increments – allowing you to align the panels perfectly for optimal picture quality. This functionality allows you to correct for potential chromatic aberration caused by an external anamorphic lens.
Keep your motion smooth and sharp. With Sony's Motionflow technology with Dark Frame Insertion and 24p True Cinema™ technologies you'll avoid artifacts and any pixelated or blurred motion.
Featuring SXRD® technology, 1700 lumen brightness, 100,000:1 dynamic contrast, and "Reality Creation" super resolution processing, the VPL-HW50ES ES (Elevated Standard) 3D home theater projector produces outstanding, vibrant images. The integrated 3D transmitter, dynamic lamp control and 240Hz panel drive work together to create bright 3D images nearly free of crosstalk1. A three-year limited warranty, two 3D glasses and an extra lamp are also included.
Enjoy an immersive picture with deep black levels in just about any home theater environment through the VPL-HW50ES 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 1,700 ANSI lumen brightness.
The 240Hz panel drive, along with dynamic lamp control technology, minimizes 3D crosstalk. This greatly diminishes the possibility of ghosting when watching 3D.1
Quickly calibrate your picture to the type of content you’re enjoying with nine unique modes including a variety of cinema, gaming, photo and user customizable pre-sets.
Enjoy smooth, sharp motion with Sony’s Motionflow™ technology with Dark Frame Insertion and 24p True Cinema™ technologies.
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.1
Forget that the projector is even in the room. Due to the VPL-HW50ES advanced air discharge system, Sony’s whisper-quiet fan emits only 22db during show time.
The VPL-HW50ES 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
Watch your favorite HD movies and television shows with detail as close to the original masters as possible. Sony’s proprietary Reality Creation algorithm restores important fine detail that was lost due to compression during the mastering process, even for high definition video.
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.2
Seamlessly integrate the VPL-HW50ES into virtually any major automation system via the bi-directional, industry-standard RS232 connection
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.
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