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InFocus ScreenPlay 5000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of InFocus ScreenPlay 5000. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Comments about the size and price are generally positive, whereas the reliability and design get negative comments. There are some mixed reviews about the usability.

image quality, price, size

noise, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the InFocus ScreenPlay 5000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for InFocus ScreenPlay 5000


alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of InFocus ScreenPlay 5000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on People are impressed by the price. The image quality also gets good views. There are some negative opinions about the design and reliability. Reviews are divided on the noise.

image quality, price

usability, reliability, design

73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: InFocus ScreenPlay SP5000 Home ProjectorInFocus ScreenPlay SP5000 Home Projector

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Scott Bartley (

InFocus ScreenPlay 5000


The ScreenPlay 5000 home theatre projector from InFocus is unusual in that it uses an LCD projection system instead of the more common and newer DLP t...

Compact, nice colour

S-Video lacking in detail, no automatic lens shift

The Screenplay 5000 is a fine projector in spite of a handful of niggling foibles. Worth a look.

Mar, 2005

Expert review by : Clint DeBoer (

InFocus ScreenPlay 5000 LCD Projector Review


The InFocus ScreenPlay 5000 is a veritable 'torch'. The amount of light this little projector throws is nothing short of astounding, but there are some drawbacks as well.

Excellent color detail ; This projector is a TORCH and can play visible content in a fully-lit room ; Backlit remote control ; Direct access to inputs from remote ; Automatic Vertical Keystoning is nifty

Fan noise (~58db at the source) ; Manual zoom & focus ; Needs long throw distance or smaller screen for best picture ; No lens shift ; Poor deinterlacing

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : Alex Kidman (

InFocus ScreenPlay 5000


It's impossible to fault the Infocus Screenplay 5000's visual quality, although projection novices might find it a touch unfriendly.

Auto-keystoning very handy ; High quality images

Aesthetically unpleasant ; No presets for the visually lazy

Mar, 2005

Expert review by : Charlie White (

InFocus ScreenPlay SP5000


InFocus recently released its ScreenPlay SP5000 LCD projector ($1900 street), a small and lightweight projector aimed at the home theater market. After putting it through its paces at DMN's Midwest Test Facility theater, our conclusion is decidedly...

New LCD projector delivers native 720p HDTV, great value

Oct, 2004

Consumer review (

"one of the greatest purchases i've ever made."

Sep, 2006

Product Specifications

With the ScreenPlay 5000, see what you've been missing on your TV. Featuring a gigantic image, up to 11 feet wide, this projector will do more than show you the action, it will take you inside the action. Trust award-winning InFocus engineering and rock-solid ScreenPlay technology to ensure a quick and simple setup resulting in a brilliant picture, so you can get right to your favorite events, shows, DVDs and video games. The ScreenPlay 5000 gives you the experience of home entertainment like you never imagined. For video enthusiasts looking for the ultimate viewing experience, the InFocus ScreenPlay 5000 offers uncompromised native 720p high-definition projection. That means 720 lines of in-your-face sports and bigger-than-life movies. In addition, the ScreenPlay 5000's projection system boasts three 16: 9 aspect 0.7" high-temperature poly-silicon active matrix LCD displays, but never mind the details. What that means is you get to experience movies, sports and gaming the exact way that it was meant to be seen, all from the comfort of your own couch. And the ScreenPlay 5000 is so affordable that the price is nearly as impressive as the picture. Nearly.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Colour Support:24-bit (16.7 million colours)
HD Image Format:720p
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:1100ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:1200:1
Max Image Size:6.87m / 687cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 720
Max Screen Distance:10.06m
Min Image Size:0.88m / 88cm
Min Screen Distance:1.52m
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:LCD projector


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:InFocus ScreenPlay

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2000hour(s)
Bulb type:UHP

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC / NTSC 4.43 / PAL-B/G / PAL-H / PAL-I / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM-M
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video