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Sony VPLVW1100ES Projector

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DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) 23dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Oct 2013
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More Than 4x The Resolution Of Full HDThe VPL-VW1100ES projector brings the fully immersive experience of the cinema into your home. See exceptional detail with 4K resolution, a dynamic contrast... More
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18 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

Amongst multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years, this projector is one of the most awarded.

This multimedia projector received a "Recommended" from Insideci.co.uk who said that this data projector was good.

The reviewers at two other expert review sites both thought that this Sony multimedia projector was good. Projectorreviews.com gave this projector a "Hot Product" award and it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including soundandvision.com and insideci.co.uk the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 95 out of 100. This means that projector experts think this data projector is one of the very best projectors of a similar spec and age.

Sony Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 249 owner and expert reviews, Sony has good ratings for its data projectors. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its projectors compared to other manufacturers.

Good Picture Quality

One Sony VPL-VW1100ES owner said in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One Sony VPL-VW1100ES owner considered that this projector was good quality. Two years ago Insideci.co.uk gave the product a very good review and wrote “The VPL-VW1100ES is well equipped, delivers mesmerising image quality and for high-end home theat” in their Sony VPL-VW1100ES review.

Nice Design

One Sony VPL-VW1100ES reviewer who purchased the Sony VPL-VW1100ES reckoned that it was good looking. Expert website Projectorreviews.com mentioned two years ago “Razor sharp, gorgeous color! Optional 4K media player & download service” in their review of the Sony VPL-VW1100ES.

Easy to Use

One person who bought it mentioned that it had a good experience. Projectorreviews.com said “Awesome viewing experience” in their review of this projector.

DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-VW1100ES is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). That's over eight times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

This data projector's resolution (DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)) is in fact the best resolution amongst all data projectors of a similar age and type to the VPL-VW1100ES.

Amongst similar types of data projector the worst resolution is VGA (640x480).

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Supports Full HD Projection

The VPL-VW1100ES supports Full HD projection. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-VW1100ES do not support Full HD projection.

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4096 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is 4096 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) data projector, which is the most common resolution supported by multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-VW1100ES. This projector also supports a graphics resolution of 3840 x 2160.

This projector's resolution (4096 x 2160) is in fact the best supported resolution across all projectors of this age and type.

Across comparable types of projector the worst supported resolution is 640 x 400.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-VW1100ES, the VPL-VW1100ES supports 3D image projection.

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Fairly Big Matrix Size

Across all the data projectors that came out more than two years ago the matrix sizes range from 0.45" to 0.76", and the average matrix size is 0.64". The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has a fairly big matrix size (0.74 inches) compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Two HDMI Ports

The VPL-VW1100ES is a two HDMI port projector. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Fairly Big Lamp Power

With a lamp power of 330 Watts, the Sony VPL-VW1100ES has a fairly big lamp power compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. The average lamp power of projectors that are a similar age to the VPL-VW1100ES is 250W, and the lamp power range from 140W to 420W.

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Very Big Magnification

The smallest magnification of projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-VW1100ES is 1x and the biggest is 2.1x. At 2.06 times zoom factor, the VPL-VW1100ES has a very big magnification compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This multimedia projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data transfer rate on data projectors of this age and spec.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

Projectors of a similar type and age to the VPL-VW1100ES have noise levels of between 20dB and 47dB. At only 23 decibels, the VPL-VW1100ES has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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6 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £3,519.55

In the last couple of weeks the VPL-VW1100ES has increased in price by £3,519.55.

Not Cheap

We checked 58 projectors of this type and age and they range in price from £134 to £18,999. We think that this data projector looks expensive compared to other projectors of this type and age.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VPL-VW1100ES, the VPL-VW1100ES does not have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The VPL-VW1100ES does not support WiFi connectivity, although this is within the context that most of the other multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-VW1100ES has one of the dimmer projector brightness (only 2,000 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age. Across all the projectors of this age and spec the projector brightness range from 300 ANSI lumens to 9,200 ANSI lumens.

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Very Heavy

The average weight of multimedia projectors of this spec and age is 6.2kg. When compared to other projectors that were launched around the same time as the VPL-VW1100ES that we have checked, the weight of the VPL-VW1100ES of 20 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony VPL-VW1100ES

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony multimedia projector has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

Projector
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Size
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lens System
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Focus Mode
Magnification
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
Component Video in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Maximum Power Consumption
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
User Guide
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
3D Glasses Included

3 Awards

soundandvision.com Top Pick projectorreviews.com Hot Product insideci.co.uk Recommended

Expert Reviews

(5)
22 November 2014

VPL-VW1100ES 4K PROJECTOR SUMMARY Page 1: Picture Quality, The 4K Future VPL-VW1100ES Picture Quality Take your pick folks. The images above ? starting after the Hot Product award graphic,...

Projectorreviews.com

Razorsharp optics
Accurate DCI and Rec
709 color
True 4K performance
Contrast could be further improved
Pricey
4 November 2014

The VPL-VW1100ES is a flagship projector in every sense?from its second-to-none lens to its phenomenal accuracy...

Soundandvision.com

28 August 2014

Sony has taken a convincing lead with 4K projection, and with this second generation flagship, it's set the bar almost impossibly high for the competition. The VPL-VW1100ES is well equipped,...

Insideci.co.uk

12 February 2014

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15 July 2014

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 19 March 2015 by VegasBaby
VegasBaby would recommend the Sony VPL-VW1100ES

I am a TOTAL NON-technical reviewer. I love to watch movies, and really liked my Epson 5010 projector which I used on my 133" screen. I wondered however and was intrigued, could a projector REALLY... Read more…

Reviewed 4 December 2014 by BobJackJack
BobJackJack would recommend the Sony VPL-VW1100ES

VERy good cam i use it 2 watch football on I RECCOEMND any1 with ESPN...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplvw1100, sony vplvw1100e, sony vplvw1100es
Barcodes 00027242282179, 00027242873193, 00027242873209, 04905524954869

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