Sony has added a new LCD projector under its wing, the Sony VPL-FW41 projector. The VPL-FW41, a high-light-output model designed for fixed installations.
The new VPL-FW41 offers a brightness of 4,500 lumens (3,600 in economy mode), a resolution of 1,280 x 800 (WXGA), and a contrast ratio of 700:1. It supports screens as large as 600 inches (diagonal).
- 12-bit gamma correction with 3D digital comb filter (for uniform picture and greater detail);
- 12 µm cell gaps (about 12-thousandths of a millimeter);
- BrightEra technology that uses an inorganic alignment layer to allow for higher light output without damaging the LCD panels;
- Support for centralized control and monitoring via network;
- Support for switching between computers on the LAN, including wirelessly connected computers;
- Power zoom, focus and horizontal/vertical shift functions;
- Two 1.8 watt speakers; and
- ±30 degree vertical keystone correction.
The new projector is available in two configurations. The VPL-FW41, which includes a standard power lens, sells for $6,710. The VPL-FW41L, which does not come with a lens but offers four lens options, sells for $6,440. Both models are available now.
(Source) Campus Technology