Sony’s new 4K, HD projectors unveiled with costs all the best way as much as $28,000

Sony's new 4K, HD projectors unveiled with prices all the way up to $28,000

Right here at CEDIA 2013, Sony has simply introduced three new SXRD projectors, together with two 4K fashions and one for the 1080p crowd. Should you should have the very best res video output, solely the brand new VPL-VW1100ES and VPL-VW600ES will do, with each tossing a DCI-accepted four,096 x 2,one hundred sixty pixel rely on the nearest show floor. The VPL-VW1100ES (pictured above) updates the VPL-VW1000ES launched two years in the past and stays on the prime of Sony’s projector line, bringing a bundled 4K participant for a tidy $28,000. The VPL-VW600ES arrives with comparable specs to the mannequin launched in Europe final month, providing that prime pixel rely with decrease brightness and distinction ranges in a smaller body. Consequently its $15,000 pricetag is decrease too, though an choice to bundle the FMP-X1 4K participant and pill controller will add an additional grand on prime of that. The previous VPL-VW1000ES is getting some like to, with a “premium service activation” program that brings HDMI, the brand new media participant, a Sony pill and a alternative lamp.

In case your show area or finances aren’t 4K prepared but the VPL-HW55ES continues Sony’s 1080p line with “enhanced optical effectivity” and an improved cooling system that ought to make the lamp last more, all for a worth of $four,000. All three projectors are happening sale via customized installers, with the VPL-HW55ES due in October and the VPL-VW600ES in November. When you’re trying to improve the VPL-VW1000ES nevertheless, you are inspired to verify again in October to arrange that service appointment. Examine after the break for the entire specs, and take a look at the gallery for an in-individual look.

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SONY’S NEW FRONT PROJECTORS ELEVATE STANDARDS ON THE 4K HOME THEATER EXPERIENCE Excessive-Decision Audio Elements, TVs and HD Projectors for Customized Installers Increase Expectations Among the many Discriminating Residence Leisure Fanatics

DENVER, Sept. 26, 2013 (CEDIA Sales space #1100) – Sony Electronics as we speak introduced three house theater entrance projectors for the customized set up channel. The VPL-VW1100ES and VPL-VW600ES 4K entrance projectors be a part of the Excessive Definition VPL-HW55ES residence projector because the main SXRD-based mostly, giant-format shows for the house. Like their predecessors, these projectors are designed to convey the top quality, immersive photographs of an enormous display cinema expertise into the house.

“Annually, we come to CEDIA to ship progressive, excessive efficiency merchandise for the customized set up channel,” stated Mike Lucas, senior vice chairman of Sony Electronics’ House Leisure & Sound division. “Our ES line-up continues to boost the bar on what probably the most discerning house leisure fanatic expects from Sony, whether or not they need to take pleasure in the perfect image high quality or unmatched sound, we now have the best answer for each setting.”

Sony VPL-VW1100ES 4K House Theater Projector Two years in the past, Sony launched its first house theater entrance projector able to displaying beautiful 4K pictures. That 4K projector has been up to date and is now debuting because the VPL-VW1100ES 4K house theater projector. Particularly designed to help the evolving 4K Extremely HD requirements, this new mannequin can also be out there bundled with the Sony 4K Extremely HD Media Participant (mannequin FMP-X1) used to entry, obtain, retailer and play again 4K content material from the Video Limitless 4K service.

Nonetheless designed to satisfy the wants of customized installers and exceed the expectations of residence leisure fanatics, the VPL-VW1100ES delivers an immersive visible expertise with 4 occasions the decision of HDTV, and its 2,000 ANSI-lumens of brightness makes it appropriate for display sizes as much as 200-inches diagonally. With excellent black ranges resulting from Sony’s Iris three know-how and superior SXRD panels, the projector can obtain an unimaginable 1,000,000:1 dynamic distinction. This projector presents quite a lot of set up choices and consists of twin triggers, a 2.1x motorized zoom, expanded lens shift, an RS232 interface, management over IP and compatibility with main residence automation techniques.

Priced at $27,999.ninety nine, the VW1100ES projector additionally makes use of Sony’s Actuality Creation image engine to dramatically improve all video content material no matter supply, nevertheless it additionally integrates the newest HDMI commonplace to help 4K/60p playback for smoother pictures when watching fast paced motion content material. Moreover, the VPL-VW1100ES has an unique upscaling algorithm designed for “Mastered in 4K” Blu-ray&commerce; discs from Sony Image Leisure, which allow the viewer to take pleasure in extra correct 4K image high quality from HD content material delivered on Blu-ray discs. For higher versatility, it could actually additionally show Full HD 3D films, in addition to 2D and 3D anamorphic movies.

Sony can also be highlighting its help for house owners and sellers of the VPL-VW1000ES 4K house projector by providing a premium activation service package deal which incorporates an in-house service go to, a Sony 4K Extremely HD Media Participant (FMP-X1), a Sony Xperia Z Pill as a controller, and a brand new alternative lamp. The updates are designed to make sure compatibility with Sony’s Video Limitless 4K obtain service obtainable by way of the FMP-X1 participant. The updates additionally guarantee compatibility with 4K/60p content material from future broadcast or residence video sources. Clients ought to contact their vendor or installer starting in October for extra particulars and to schedule their premium activation service go to.

Sony VPL-VW600ES 4K Residence Theater Projector The VPL-VW600ES residence theater projector, just like the VW1100 and VW1000 fashions provides Full Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI)-based mostly 4096 x 2160 decision, delivering a cinematic 4K expertise. The VPL-VW600ES projector boasts 1,seven hundred ANSI-lumens of brightness and a 200,000:1 distinction ratio. The projector has wealthy colour copy because of TRILUMINOS&commerce; show, an enhanced optical engine design, and auto-calibration and guide colour correction options to permit installers to regulate the hue, saturation and brightness to acquire and keep a custom-made image high quality. Additionally, assembly the newest HDMI® commonplace, it helps 4K native decision at 60 frames per second. Dramatically enhancing the viewers’ expertise, the Actuality Creation engine for 4K upscaling enhances each the “Mastered in 4K” Blu-ray Discs and excessive definition 1080p content material together with 3D video.

The VPL-VW600ES sports activities a compact, set up-pleasant design, providing know-how integrators and finish-customers extra choices for placement, particularly in alternative conditions. New options corresponding to entrance-exhaust, a 2.06x powered zoom lens, and a large lens shift vary present additional set up flexibility and memorable efficiency in almost each screening room. For 3D viewing, the VW600 features a inbuilt RF transmitter which conforms to the “Full HD 3D Initiative” business normal and makes use of the identical glasses as Sony’s 3D Bravia televisions. Obtainable in November for $14,999.ninety nine, this projector is optimized to work with Video Limitless 4K, which is just obtainable within the US. It might even be bought as a package deal that features a Sony FMP-X1 4K Extremely HD Media Participant and a Sony Xperia Z Pill for $15,999.ninety nine.

“Sony is aware of from our expertise within the customized set up channel that not each screening room might be a part of a brand new development, however we additionally know that house projector lovers are wanting to convey 4K leisure house,” stated Andre Floyd, supervisor in Sony Electronics’ Residence Entrance Projector Group. “The revolutionary design and confirmed know-how within the VPL-VW600ES permits us, with our Customized Install Options channel companions, to ship the cinema expertise to extra houses than ever earlier than.”

Sony VPL-HW55ES HD 3D House Projector For smaller screening environments, the VPL-HW55ES residence projector is the subsequent era of Sony’s business-acclaimed and a number of-award profitable VPL-HW50ES from 2012.

Enhanced optical effectivity and an improved cooling system allows longer lasting lamp (roughly 5,000 hours) and reaches 1,seven hundred ANSI lumen of brightness, delivering clear photographs, even in nicely-lit environments. With its confirmed optical engine and Superior Iris three know-how, the brand new workhorse of Sony’s entrance projector line achieves a dynamic distinction ratio of greater than one hundred twenty,000:1. This improves black ranges with out diminishing peak brightness to maximise element throughout darker scenes. This projector additionally has Sony’s Digital Actuality Creation image engine and delivers the superior image high quality in SD, HD or 3D. The VPL-HW55ES can be out there from customized installers all through the U.S. in October at $three,999.ninety nine.

Since you care about music Sony’s CEDIA sales space can also be crammed with the newest in audio know-how comparable to its newest excessive decision audio elements, the handcrafted SS and ES audio system and our floor breaking line of A/V Receivers which incorporate house automation know-how. Slicing-edge merchandise are demonstrated by business specialists, illustrating the corporate’s continued dedication to each excessive-finish residence leisure lovers and the devoted customized installers who service them.

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