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Sony VPL-VW10

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Sony VPL-VW10. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers really like the noise and design. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical views about the reliability and black level.

image quality, usability, design, noise

price, size, black level, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Sony VPL-VW10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 21 reviews)

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Sony breaks new ground with a high-resolution widescreen LCD (liquid crystal display) front projector that can display everything from NTSC and PAL video to HDTV (high-definition TV) and computer graphics.

Aug, 2001

Expert review by : The Perfect Vision (

TVs/Displays: Front Projectors: Sony VPL-VW10HT


Compatible with all VCR and DVD signals, the VPL-VW10HT offers incredible brightness and razor-sharp pictures. Designed especially for projecting video signals, this LCD projector is also capable of computer-based input, so you can view your digital...

May, 2000

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Product Review: Sony VPL-VW10HT


written and posted March 1, 2000, by Evan Powell

Jan, 2000

Consumer review (

Bright image, vivid colours, clear edge definition


First, the decision about buying a home cinema projector was not an easy one - especially in this price range. When the VPL VW10HT came out the reviews in magazines and on the web couldn't praise its picture quality and its overall performance highly...

First LCD projector with true widescreen panels ; HDTV resolution ; Superb overall picture quality, sharp picture and vivid colours ; Low fan noise (especially in "cinema mode") ; Very easy setup process, no days of expert calibration ; Various...

Highly expensive ; Black level could be better ; Bulb life not very good, new bulb very expensive (420) ; Ceiling mount not included and expensive (400) ; No digital inputs

Nov, 2004

Product Specifications

Sony presents the Home Theater 16x9 XGA Panel LCD Projector. Its 16: 9 panels (Three 1.35" polysilicon panels) are designed with widescreen programming, which enables the user to view more information on screen. This projector is ideal for applications such as home theater video post production and client viewing. And, if the user wants to switch to the traditional 4: 3 aspect ratio, they can at the touch of a button. The VPL-VW10HT can deliver true XGA resolution to accept a computer input for products such as the Sony Vaio Computer. The VPL-VW10HT is HD Ready and has a Whisper Quiet Sirocco Fan which realizes 30 dB fan noise. The VPL-VW10HT has several benefits such as High Resolution, High Brightness, HD Ready, Digital Reality Creation Circuitry (DRC), Cinema Black Setting, Short Throw Distance and RGB Input.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Display Resolution Abbreviation:WXGA
Image Brightness:1000ANSI lumens
Max Image Size:7.6m / 760cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Min Image Size:1m / 100cm
Type:LCD projector


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony VPL

Projector Lamp

Bulb life cycle:2000hour(s)

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

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