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Sony VPL-SX125 Short Throw Projector


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This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available.

Product Highlights
  • 2500 Lumens (ISO 21118)
  • Native XGA (1024 x 768) Resolution
  • High Contrast Ratio 3800:1
  • Bright Era Panel
  • Short Throw Distance (TR= 0.62:1)
  • Long Lasting Lamp
  • Power Saving Mode
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Closed Captioning
  • 1W Speaker Output

With their continued excellence in high-performance projection, Sony introduces the VPL-SX125 Short Throw Projector. Designed to deliver reliable presentations, this projector reproduces high-resolution imagery by utilizing a 3LCD panel system, BrightEra technology, and native XGA 1024 x 768 resolution.

And with 2500 ANSI lumens it realizes every brilliant detail of your presentation even in rooms with high levels of ambient light. It brings your computer presentation experience to a whole new level with IP network accessibility, remote desktop functionality, remote monitoring and maintenance.

With the short throw lens that gives a throw ratio of 0.62:1, the VPL-SX125 is capable of projecting large images from short distance. It helps to reduce glare of presenter, or reduce the space to reproduce a large image. Connectivity options include an RJ-45 LAN jack, D-sub computer/component, composite video, S-Video, and analog audio inputs.

The projector includes a host of convenient features. They include direct power on/off, freeze function, built-in speaker, and synchronized lamp and filter maintenance cycle. All this makes this versatile projector an ideal solution for home, office, or school classroom environments.

Superior Image Quality & Rich Color Reproduction
A color brightness output of 2500 lumens and an outstanding contrast ratio of 3800:1 bursts out of Bright Era LCD panels. 12-bit 3D digital gamma correction provides smoother and more accurate color reproduction
Short Throw Projection
With the short throw lens that gives a throw ratio of 0.62:1, the VPL-SX125 is capable of projecting large images from short distance. It helps to reduce glare of presenter, or reduce the space to reproduce a large image
Tco and Eco
Replace lamps less frequently with a long lamp life of 3000/4500/6000 hours.
With the push of the "eco mode" button on the projector or remote commander, lamp mode saves the consumption of lamp wattage. "Eco mode" button is also user-customizable providing parameter selection of lamp mode, power saving mode, and standby settings.
All the Sony VPL-SX125/SW125/EX100/EX120/EX145/EX175/EW130 entry series projectors incorporate the same lamps and remotes.
Power saving mode kicks in if there is no operation for 10 minutes without any signal input
Other Convenience Features
Closed captioning; digital zoom; picture muting; off and go; rich interfaces including monitor out, discrete PC audio inputs; RCA video audio input; RS-232C control
Digital Zoom
With digital zoom, if you are displaying a computer-sourced image, you can enlarge a selected area of the screen image up to four times
Power Down
At the end of a presentation, you can turn off the power supply to the projector immediately, instead of going through a 'power down' cycle
Six Picture Modes
The VPL-SX125 has six picture modes: Dynamic, Standard, Game, Living, Cinema and Presentation
The VPL-SX125 has a package of security measures, including password protection, and physical anti-theft anchor points
Image Display
Display System 3-Chip 0.63" / 1.60 cm LCD
Native Resolution XGA - 1024 x 768 Progressive
Supported Resolutions 1400 x 1050
Format NTSC 3.58, 4.43
PAL 60, M, N
HDTV Compatibility 480i @ 60 Hz
576i @ 50 Hz
480p @ 60 Hz
576p @ 50 Hz
720p @ 50 Hz
720p @ 60 Hz
1080i @ 60 Hz
1080i @ 50 Hz
Pixels 2,359,296
Brightness High Brightness Mode: 2500 Lumens
Normal Mode: 1800 Lumens
Low Brightness Mode: 1400 Lumens
Contrast Ratio 3800:1
3D None
Scan Horizontal: 19 - 92 kHz
Vertical: 48 - 92 Hz
Throw Ratio 0.62:1
Projection Size 50 - 110" / 1270.00 - 2794.00 mm 
Picture-in-Picture None
Ceiling Mountable Yes
Rear Screen Projection Yes
Built-in Speaker 1W (Mono)
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs/Outputs 2x 15-pin VGA Video (Input)
2x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini Audio (Input)
1x S-Video Video (Input)
1x 15-pin VGA Video (Output)
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini Audio (Output)
1x RS-232C Control/Service (Input)
1x Ethernet Control/Service (Input)
1x 9-pin VGA Video (Input)
1x RCA Composite Video (Input)
1x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio (Input)
1x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio (Input)
Lamp (Bulb) 1x UHP
Watts 210W
Life Eco Mode: 6000 Hours
Normal Mode: 4500 Hours
Bright Mode: 3000 Hours
Remote Control Yes
Power Requirements 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption Bright Mode: 290W
Normal Mode: 240W
Eco Mode: 205W
Standby Mode (Network on): 3W
Standby Mode (Network off): <1W
Temperature Operating
32 to 95°F (0 to 35°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 12.3 x 5.7 x 13.8" / 31.2 x 14.5 x 35.0 cm Without protrusion
Weight 8.3 lb / 3.76 kg
Sony VPL-SX125 Short Throw Projector
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  • 3-Year Limited Warranty on Projector, 90-Day Limited Warranty on Lamp
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