Sony VPL-HS51 LCD Projector At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Sony VPL-HS51 LCD Projector

Connections
Inputs: Video: HDMI (1), RGB (D-Sub 15) (1), component video (1), S-video (1), composite video (1) Audio: none
Outputs: Video: none Audio: none
Additional: 12v Trigger, USB, Ethernet

Features
Type: LCD
Native Resolution / Aspect Ratio: 1,280 by 720 / 16:9
Lamp Life: Not Available
Different Lenses Available? No
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 5.88 x 13.63 x 14.63 Weight (pounds): 12.38
Price: $3,499

Ratings

Sony VPL-HS51 LCD Projector

Build Quality: 91
Tight fit and finish
Fine focus, zoom, and lens controls

Value: 87
720p
You get flexible placement options

Features: 88
Auto-iris
Most controls are available as buttons on the remote

Performance: 87
Great black level
Gray-scale tracking is poor

Ergonomics: 89
Reset button only resets the parameter you're adjusting
Contrast and brightness buttons are on the remote

Overall Rating : 88
Black level has won each of our last several Face Offs. With a truly impressive black level (at least full on/full off), an attractive cabinet, and excellent processing, the VPL-HS51 is absolutely worth a look.

General Information
VPL-HS51 LCD Projector, $3,499
Sony, (877) 865-SONY
www.sony.com
Dealer Locator Code SNY

COMPANY INFO
Sony
(877) 865-SONY
ARTICLE CONTENTS
Share | |

X
Enter your Sound & Vision username.
Enter the password that accompanies your username.
Loading
setting var node_statistics_81398