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Sony VPL-HS50

Sony VPL-HS50
alaScore 82

13 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Sony VPL-HS50. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People really like the price. The usability also gets good feedback, but there are some critical reviews about the noise and image quality.

usability, price

image quality, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Sony VPL-HS50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: John Archer (avreview.co.uk)

Sony Cineza VPL-HS50 LCD projector

 

Until today, buying a home projector came down to a relatively simple decision between LCD technology on the one hand, and DLP on the other. But Sony?s new flagship projector threatens to complicate this situation somewhat...

Uses groundbreaking technology to redefine what we expect from an LCD projector - and all at a strikingly reasonable price ;

Hard edges can be accompanied by a bit of ghosting, and very occasionally some of the cutting-edge tech doesn't show perfect judgment ; Until today, buying a home projector came down to a relatively simple decision between LCD technology on the one...

Before we get into exactly how the HS50 achieves its remarkable contrast performance, it's worth running a couple of other key specifications by you. First of all, there's the unit's fan noise. Rated at just 24dB, we found the HS50 to be one of the...

Mar, 2005

Product Specifications

The Sony VPL-HS50 LCD projector uses groundbreaking Sony technology to deliver a stunning contrast ratio of 6000: 1. This is made possible through a unique combination of Micro Lens Array and Wide View Film, which produce deeper black colors, plus Sony's newly developed "Advanced Iris Control" function, which dynamically changes according to the input signal to achieve optimum contrast ratio.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:36cm
Height:13.5cm
Weight:5.6kg
Width:34.8cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:1.78

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:WXGA
Image Brightness:1200ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:6000:1
Max Image Size:5m / 500cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Min Image Size:1m / 100cm
Native Aspect Ratio:Widescreen
Portability:Non-portable
Recommended Use of Projector:Cinema
Type:LCD projector

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:H130/HS50
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Cineza VPL/Sony LMP

Lamps

Bulb power:135
Lamp Type:UHP

Miscellaneous

Category of Accessory:Projector accessories
Product Type:LCD projector lamp

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):35 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35

Other features

Aspect Ratio:4:3

Performance

Horizontal scan range:19 - 72
Noise Level:24
Vertical scan range:48 - 92

Power

Power consumption (typical):195

Projector

Projector brightness:1200

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2000hour(s)

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