VPL-SX226 Brochure

2,800 lumens XGA Short Throw data projector
Deliver Powerful Presentation with an interactive white board The wall-mountable short throw projector VPL-SX226 is
suitable for using a projector with a white board. A Short Throw distance of 75cm for an 80” screen is good for
limited space in a classroom. The teacher can be free from the projector's glare and able to easily teach their
students. By using this projector with an interactive white board the initial costs can be reduced.
This projector has a long-lasting lamp of 10,000 hours. The Unique lamp dimming function by Sony reduces the lamp
power usage and lamp power consumption. It's low TCO and usability means the user can enjoy bright images for
a much longer time.
VPL-SX236 is a colourful and bright projector. Thanks to the 3LCD Sony "BrightEra™", the picture is colourful and the
images are bright. And it also has vivid 2,800 lumen with XGA resolution. These specs are best for a classroom
environment. It's easier for all of the students to see with this big screen size.
Smart Connection with PC, Tablet and smartphone is also supported. The wireless presentation capability makes it
simple to present files from your PC or smart phone/tablet.
Short throw distance
The projector's short focal length lens allows a 80 inches (diagonal screen size) image to be projected from a
distance of only 75cm from the screen. The presenter is not distracted by the projected image, and it’s
easier for the audience to see the projected image as on screen shadows from the presenter are minimised.
Energy efficient with 10,000 hours long-lasting lamp
High performance lamp technology offers reduced ownership costs plus reduced maintenance, with a
lamp replacement time of approx. 10,000 hours (with brightness in low mode).
Advanced energy-saving features
Advanced lamp technology enables a range of energy-saving features. Auto Light Dimming mode saves
energy when the projector is left on without being used. Auto Picture Mode automatically adjusts light
output to suit the projected scene. Touching a button on the remote mutes the picture temporarily,
dramatically reducing power consumption.
The unique lamp dimming function reduces lamp power usage and lamp power consumption. Its low total
cost of ownership (TCO) and usability lets you enjoy bright images for a much longer time.
ECO mode key
Just touch the ECO MODE key on the projector or supplied Remote Commander™ to instantly access
energy-saving settings.
3LCD BrightEra™ technology
The efficient 3LCD panel system is enhanced by advanced BrightEra™ technology by Sony. You’ll see the
difference with impressively bright, consistent, high resolution images with excellent colour accuracy and
impressive reliability.
Bright, clear images with maximum 2,800 lumens colour light output
With a 2,800 lumen maximum light output (in high mode), the VPL-SX226 delivers crisp, bright presentations
that can be seen clearly in classrooms or meeting rooms. There’s a choice of three brightness modes to suit
any environment, from bright daylight to darkened rooms.
Choice of Picture Modes
Six available picture modes ensure optimum image quality with any input source: Dynamic, Standard,
Presentation, Blackboard, etc. Combined with a choice of three brightness modes, users can select the most
suitable setting to suit any picture source and presentation environment.
Networked presentations
Project presentations from a networked PC or Mac. Present JPEG, PDF and other files wirelessly from a tablet
or smartphone. Up to four users can project PC/Mac images simultaneously, while up to eight users can
connect to one projector. The Projector Station for Network Presentation application for Windows/Mac is
included. For tablet/smartphone use, an application is provided by Pixelworks, downloaded from the web.
For details visit http://PWPresenter.pixelworks.com
Control and management from any networked PC
Projector functions and status can be managed and monitored remotely from any networked PC, using the
included Projector Station for Network Control application.
Present wirelessly
Make presentations wirelessly from a portable or handheld device. (Microsoft Windows / Macintosh OS
requires Projector Station for Network Presentation application. iOS / Android requires VueMagic
Remote Control for iPhone/iPad/Android phone
Download the free Projector Remote app and control the projector from anywhere in the room with your
handheld device, with simple easy-to-read buttons on your phone or tablet.
USB media viewer
Slip in a USB drive and display photos, images and graphics with no PC needed.
USB display for easy one-cable PC connection
Present pictures and audio* from a connected PC or Mac with just one USB cable you don't even need to
install a software driver.
* There may be a time lag between video and audio. For low-latency applications it is recommended to use
projector's line-in or HDMI-in connection.
Customised input labels
Define your own input labels like 'BD Player', 'PC' and 'Document Camera', making it easier to see on screen
what devices are connected and being used.
Stylish blend-in design
The projector's smart, contemporary looks fit discreetly into any classroom, training suite or meeting room.
Technical Specifications
Display System
• Display System
3 LCD system
Display device
• Size of effective display area
0.63” (16.0 mm) x 3 BrightEra LCD Panel, Aspect ratio: 4:3
• Number of pixels
2,359,296 (1024 x 768 x 3) pixels
Projection lens
• Focus
• Throw Ratio
Light source
• Type
Ultra high pressure mercury lamp
• Wattage
210 W type
Recommended lamp replacement time *1
• Lamp mode: High
4000 H
• Lamp mode: Standard
6000 H
• Lamp mode: Low
10000 H
Filter cleaning / replacement cycle (Max.) *1
• Filter cleaning / replacement cycle (Max.)
Maximum 7000 H (cleaning)
Screen size
• Screen size
60” to 110” (1.52 m to 2.79m) (measured diagonally)
Light output
• Lamp mode: High
2800 lm
• Lamp mode: Standard
2000 lm
• Lamp mode: Low
1600 lm
Color light output
• Lamp mode: High
2800 lm
• Lamp mode: Standard
• Lamp mode: Low
2000 lm
1600 lm
Contrast ratio (full white / full black) *2
• Contrast ratio (full white / full black)
• Speaker
16 W x 1 (monaural)
Displayable scanning frequency
15 kHz to 92 kHz
• Horizontal
• Vertical
48 Hz to 92 Hz
Display resolution
• Computer signal
Maximum display resolution: UXGA 1600 x 1200 dots*3
• Video signal
NTSC, PAL, SECAM, 480/60i, 576/50i, 480/60p, 576/50p, 720/60p, 720/50p, 1080/60i, 1080/50i, The following items are available for digital signal (HDMI input)
Color system
• Color system
Keystone correction (Max.)
• Vertical
+/- 7.5 degrees
OSD language
24-languages (English, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Norwegian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional
Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Arabic, Farci, Finnish, Indonesian, Hungarian, Greek)
INPUT OUTPUT (Computer/Video/Control)
RGB / Y PB PR input connector: Mini D-sub 15-pin (female)
Audio input connector: Streo mini jack
RGB input connector: Mini D-sub 15-pin (female)
Audio input connector: Stereo mini jack
HDMI input connector: HDMI 19-pin, HDCP support
S Video input connector: Mini DIN 4-pin
Audio input connector: Pin jack x2 (shared with VIDEO IN)
Video input connector: pin jack, Audio input connector: Pin jack x2 (shared with S VIDEO IN)
Monitor output connector*4: Mini D-sub 15-pin (female)
Audio output connector*5: Stereo mini jack (variable out)
RS-232C connector: D-sub 9-pin (male)
RJ-45, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
Microphone input: Mini jack
Acoustic noise
• Lamp mode: Low
30 dB
Operating temperature / Operating humidity
• Operating temperature / Operating humidity
0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) / 20% to 80% (no condensation)
Storage temperature / Storage humidity
• Storage temperature / Storage humidity
-10°C to +60°C (14°F to +140°F) / 20% to 80% (no condensation)
Power requirements
• Power requirements
AC 100 V to 240 V 3.2 A to 1.3 A, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
Lamp mode : High : 305 W
• AC 100 V to 120 V
• AC 220 V to 240 V
Lamp mode : High : 294 W
Power Consumption (Standby Mode)
• AC 100 V to 120 V
0.5 W (when “Standby mode” is set to “Low”)
• AC 220 V to 240 V
0.5 W (when “Standby mode” is set to “Low”)
Power Consumption (Networked Standby Mode)
• AC 100 V to 120 V
5.0W (LAN)
5.6W (optional WLAN module)
5.8W (ALL Terminals and Networks Connected, when "Standby Mode" is set to "Standard")
• AC 220 V to 240 V
5.3W (LAN)
5.9W (optional WLAN module)
6.0W (ALL Terminals and Networks Connected, when "Standby Mode" is set to "Standard")
Standby Mode / Networked Standby Mode Activated
• Standby Mode / Networked Standby Mode Activated
After about 10 Minutes
Wireless Network(s) On/Off Switch
Wireless Network(s) On/Off Switch
1) Press the MENU button, then select [Connection/Power]
2) [WLAN Settings]
3) [WLAN Connection]
4) Select On or Off
Heat dissipation
• AC 100 V to 120 V
1041 BTU/h
• AC 220 V to 240 V
1004 BTU/h
Dimensions (W x H x D)
• Dimensions (W x H x D) (without protrusions)
Approx. 365 x 138.7 x 310 mm (14 3/8 x 5 15/32 x 12 7/32 inches)
• Mass
Approx. 4.4 kg (9 lb)
Supplied accessories
• Remote commander
Optional Accessories
• Replacement lamp
• Wireless LAN module
• *1
• *2
• *3
This figure is expected maintenance time, not guaranteed time. The actual value depends on the environment and how the projector is used.
The value is average.
Available for VESA Reduced Blanking signal.
• *4
• *5
Works as an audio switcher function.
Other Accessories
USB wireless LAN module
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