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Sony VPL-FH500L

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    • 7000 lumens brightness
    • Lamp light source
    • WUXGA resolution
    • 3 years collect, repair and return warranty


WUXGA (1920 x 1200, 16:10)
7000 lumens
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  • Image Quality
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A powerful 7000 ansi lumens coupled with WUXGA resolution provides immensley bright, crisp, detailed images.

This projector has a very wide lens shift range, enabling excellent flexibility when installing the unit and adjusting the image. Lampand air filter maintenance cycles are synchronised and are exceptionally long compared to single-lamp and other dual-lampsystems, cutting maintenance time and cost.

10 Optional lenses are available ranging from a short throw 0.87:1 lens to ultra long throw 6.08-10.52:1 lens.
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Packing the most advanced projector technologies into an “blend-in” design, the VPL-FH500L is an excellent choice foruniversities, corporates, museums and medical (DICOM) applications. Delivering a dramatic brightness of 7,000 lumens andultra high-quality images with WUXGA resolution, the VPL-FH500L offers peace of mind operation with a twin-lamp systemproviding automatic backup should the primary lamp fail. It also delivers amazing installation flexibility and hassle-freemaintenance in a stylish design that blends into any decor.

High Picture Quality - High Picture Quality and Bright ImagesBy combining a new-generation opticalsystem that uses Sony’s BrightEra™Long Lasting Optics technology* anda 3LCD projection system, theVPL-FH500 delivers an amazingresolution of WUXGA (1920 x 1200) whichexceeds Full-HD resolution (1920 x 1080)and a high brightness of 7,000 lumens.

Excellent Total Cost of Ownershipand ECO-friendly Design - Long-lasting LampBy incorporating newly developedhigh-performance lamps andadvanced lamp-control technology,the VPL-FH500L delivers arecommended lamp replacementtime of approximately 8,000 hours ( In Standard mode with two lamps).Fail Safe Twin-lamp SystemThe VPL-FH500L’s twin-lamp system provides peace of mind and economicaloperation. One lamp can output a total of 7,000 lumens but a second lamp isbuilt in to provide automatic backup should the primary lamp fail. The two lampscan be alternately used, achieving a recommended lamp replacement time ofapproximately 8,000 hours, saving maintenance time and cost.

Picture-by-Picture - With this feature, users can project twodifferent images at the same time,greatly expanding creative possibilitiesand enabling exciting new applications.

360-degree OrientationThe VPL-FH500L can be turnedvertically for installation. This flexibilityallows the projector to be used inseveral different ways.

Installation AdvantagesLens Shift Function - The VPL-FH500L is equipped with a lens shift function which is controlled from the projectorcontrol panel or the supplied Remote Commander unit. Using this function, the position ofthe projected image can be moved vertically by -113% to +113% and horizontally by -63%to +63%. Images can be easily adjusted to the desired settings during installation.

Multiple Inputs - The VPL-FH500L is equipped with multiple connectivity inputs, including HDMI and DVI-Dfor digital connectivity with advanced video processing. In addition, with the optionalBKM-FW16 HD-SDI Input Adaptor installed, the projector can accept HD-SDI/SDI signalsto project high-quality digital video.

DICOM GSDF Simulation* - The VPL-FH500L is equipped with a new gamma mode, called DICOM GSDFSimulation. This is ideal for viewing digital medical imagery for non-diagnosticapplications.(* Conforms to GSDF -Grayscale Standard Display Functionmedical standards for DICOM. This function is for training and reference only and cannotbe used for medical diagnosis.)

Picture Muting Function via Built-inMechanical Shutter - Mutes the projection of images on screen via abuilt-in mechanical shutter. This function can beeasily operated with just the touch of a buttonon the supplied Remote Commander unit

Panel Alignment - Allows the user to adjust colour alignment forultimate picture perfect imagesWhole picture alignment - Adjustment range:±2.0 dot by 0.1 dotDesired Zone alignment: Selects the desired range (H:16 x V:10 = 160 cross points)Adjustment range: ±2.0 dot by 0.1 dot

Easy Lamp and Filter Maintenance - When the lamps and air filter are due for replacement, a timely message is clearlydisplayed on screen. The lamps and air filter are accessible from both sides, sotheir replacement can be performed without uninstalling the projector. Like thelamps, the replacement filter has an approximate 8,000-hour replacement cyclein standard mode. This synchronised replacement is achieved, even in toughenvironments, by a Quad Filter System Plus, saving maintenance time and cost.

The Quad Filter System Plus is composed of four pleated electrostatic filters Thissubstantial unit is designed to maintain high performance for a long period of time,requiring air filter replacement only when lamp replacement is also required (includedwith replacement lamp).


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