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Sony VPL-FE40 / FE40L

Sony VPL-FE40 / FE40L
alaScore 82

7 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Sony VPL-FE40 / FE40L. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The design also gets good feedback. Some have doubts about the size and price.

image quality, design, usability

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Sony VPL-FE40 / FE40L is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: ZDNet (zdnet.com)

Sony VPL-FE40

 

While very expensive, the VPL-FE40 is an ideal projector for showcasing presentations, video and images in medium- to large-sized meeting rooms and auditoriums.

Produces extremely bright and crisp images, Broad array of input signals (including HDMI), Flexible installation, Fully networkable

Pricey for small businesses, Lamp is expensive to replace, Lacks native 16:9 support, No auto keystone, Cables exit at side

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Christian Harris, ZDNet UK (zdnet.com.au)

Sony VPL-FE40

 

The VPL-FE40 is an ideal projector for showcasing presentations, video and images in medium- to large-sized meeting rooms and auditoriums. The only downside is the cost, both to purchase and run, which will limit the VPL-FE40 to large organisations...

Produces extremely bright and crisp images, Broad array of input signals (including HDMI), Flexible installation, Fully networkable

Pricey for small businesses, Lamp is expensive to replace, Lacks native 16:9 support, No auto keystone, Cables exit at side

While very expensive, the VPL-FE40 is an ideal projector for showcasing presentations, video and images in medium- to large-sized meeting rooms and auditoriums.

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: shajib21 (ciao.com)

Sony VPL FE40

 

Sony's VPL-FE40 is a large projector measuring 53.2cm wide by 14.5cm high by 35.2cm deep and weighing 9.8kg. But it's light weight i think. It's an installation-type unit that's designed to sit confidently in a modern boardroom, projecting a typical...

Produces extremely bright and crisp images

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Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: achmadku (ciao.com)

Large Projector

 

Sony's VPL-FE40 is a large projector measuring 53.2cm wide by 14.5cm high by 35.2cm deep and weighing 9.8kg. But it's light weight i think. It's an installation-type unit that's designed to sit confidently in a modern boardroom, projecting a typical...

Good quality

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: zhahra (ciao.com)

Sony VPL FE40

 

Sony's VPL-FE40 is a large projector measuring 53.2cm wide by 14.5cm high by 35.2cm deep and weighing 9.8kg. It's an installation-type unit that's designed to sit confidently in a modern boardroom, projecting a typical range of business applications....

Produces extremely bright and crisp images

Pricey for small businesses

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: ambabai786 (ciao.com)

Big budget LCD

 

Sony's VPL-FE40id a large projector measuring 53.2 cm wide by 14.5 cmhigh by 35.2 cm deep. It just weights 9.8 Kg. It's an installation type unit that's designed to sit confidently in a modern boardroom, projecting a typical range ofbusiness...

Clear images

Cost and maintainance

Dec, 2008

Product Specifications

The VPL-FE40 is Sony's solution to all projection requirements. The world's first BrightEra panels, advanced electronics, superior image processing, and a sophisticated chassis design, simply redefines Sony's total projection solution. Whether deployed in a boardroom or in an auditorium, the projector is sure to astound with its amazing design and features.

Audio Output

Type:Speaker(s)

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:35.2cm
Height:14.5cm
Weight:9.8kg/9kg
Width:53.2cm

Display

Display diagonal:20.1
Display Resolution:3 x 1400

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:SXGA+
High Definition:High Definition
Image Brightness:4000ANSI lumens
Max Image Size:15.2m / 1520cm
Max Resolution:1400 x 1050
Min Image Size:1.02m / 102cm
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Portability:Non-portable
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:LCD projector

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:FE40/FE40L
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VPL

Lamps

Bulb power:275
Lamp Power:275
Lamp Type:SHP / UHP
Service life of lamp:2500

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):30.6 - 39.7

Multimedia

Number of built-in speakers:2
RMS rated power:3.6

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):35 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Other features

Audio input:Y
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):532 x 145 x 352 / 532 x 352 x 145
I/O ports:5 x BNC / VIDEO IN: Video Composite Video S Video Y/C Mini DIN 4-pin \nAudio Stereo \nINPUT A: Analog RGB HD D-sub 15-pin \nAudio Stereo mini jack\nINPUT B: Analog RGB HD D-sub 15-pin \nAudio Stereo mini jack\nINPUT C: Analog RGB/component BNC x5 \nAudio Stereo mini jack\nINPUT D: Digital RGB/Audio HDMI (HDCP)\nOUT: HD D-sub 15pin Audio Stereo mini jack \nControl S IN: Stereo mini jack\n
Lens focal range:1.66 - 2.18
Lens shift:0 – 1/2V / 1/10 H
Networking features:100Base-TX/10Base-T
Power requirements:100 - 240 V AC, 4.1 - 1.7 A, 50/60 Hz / AC 100 - 240 V, 4.1-1.7 A, 50/60 Hz / AC 100 to 240 V, 4.1-1.7 A, 50/60 Hz
Video Out:HD D-sub 15 (RGB)

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control:Y

Performance

Heat dissipation:1365
Horizontal scan range:19 - 92
Noise Level:28 / 35
Plug and Play: Yes
Vertical scan range:48 - 92

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 4
Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
PC Audio in:Y
Progressive scan output:Y
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1, 4 / 3 / 4

Power

Power Consumption (Standby):0.5 / 15
Power consumption (typical):400

Projector

Contrast ratio (typical):700:1
Keystone correction, vertical:-30 - 30
Matrix size:17.8
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:4000
Screen size compatibility:1016 - 15240 / 600

Projector Lamp

Bulb type:UHP

Video

Analog signal format system:PAL, SECAM

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:NTSC 3.58 / NTSC 4.43 / PAL / PAL 60 / PAL-M / PAL-N / SECAM
Analogue video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:9.8 / 9000 / 9800