VPL-SW526 and VPL-SW526C* projectors for

VPL-SW526 and VPL-SW526C Projectors
and VPL-SW526C*
projectors for education
Key Feature
Ultra short throw
projectors for schools
with 2500 lumens
colour light output and
WXGA resolution
Enhance classroom
engagement with rich
interactive functions
The VPL-SW526C comes supplied
with dual interactive pens and
an interactive PC courseware
suite. These allow teacher and
pupil to simultaneously sketch,
draw and collaborate on screen
in real time.
Easily create and manipulate
a huge range of 2D and 3D
objects plus graphs, charts and
formulae. Transform handwritten notes to text. Even create
on-screen quizzes and video
conference with other sites.
See ‘enhance your student/teacher
engagement’ (overleaf) for further details.
Deliver even more effective presentations with these ultra short throw projectors.
Smart, energy-efficient and wireless ready, the VPL-SW526C and VPL-SW526 are
designed to enrich student engagement in today’s classrooms. Sharing all the
functions of the VPL-SW526, the VPL-SW526C adds dual-pen interactivity plus a
wide range of powerful, easy-to-use features that allow teacher and pupil to
sketch, draw and collaborate in front of the class.
Ideal for small to mid-sized rooms, both wall-mounting projectors throw crisp, easy to
see images onto a screen, wall or whiteboard. And since the projector is positioned
extremely close to the screen, there’s less glare to distract the teacher or their
Students can enjoy clear, high contrast WXGA images with excellent colour stability.
BrightEra™ 3LCD inorganic panel technology by Sony also delivers excellent efficiency
plus enhanced durability for reliable operation in busy educational environments.
Both projectors offer a wide range of smart energy-saving features built in. And
with extended lamp life up to 6,000 hours, downtime and maintenance costs are
Easy to install with plenty of interfaces for connection with other devices, the
VPL-SW526C and VPL-SW526 integrate seamlessly with school or office networks.
Adding an optional Wi-Fi module lets students and teachers wirelessly share
homework, images and graphics from devices like PCs, smartphones and tablets.
* VPL-SW526C with dual pen interactivity and supplied interactive courseware suite (for PC)
VPL-SW526 and VPL-SW526C Projectors
Other features
Clear, bright images with maximum
2500 lumens colour light output
Enjoy brilliant images in any
classroom or meeting room. Choose
from three brightness modes to suit
any environment, from bright daylight
to darkened rooms.
WXGA resolution for detail-packed
WXGA (1280 x 800) resolution gives
lots of crisp, fine detail: perfect for
making presentations direct from a
laptop or PC.
3LCD BrightEra™ Technology
The projector’s efficient 3LCD panel
system is enhanced by advanced
BrightEra™ technology by Sony. You’ll
see the difference with impressively
bright, high resolution images and
increased panel reliability.
Optimised pictures with any source
Enjoy optimised picture quality with
any source material. A choice of six
Picture Modes (Dynamic, Standard,
Game, Blackboard, Cinema and
Presentation) can be combined with
three brightness modes to suit virtually
any presentation requirement.
Get closer with Digital Zoom
Instantly magnify a selected portion
of the screen by up to 4x for a really
close-up view of images from a
connected PC.
View image files straight from USB
Insert in a USB drive to effortlessly
display photos, images and graphics
with no PC needed.
Wireless ready for simple
classroom sharing
Add the optional IFU-WLM3 USB
wireless module and connect the
projector with other devices in the
classroom, from PCs to smartphones
or tablets.
Deliver networked presentations
from any PC
It’s easy to project presentations
from a network-connected PC,
either wirelessly (with optional Wi-Fi
module) or via a LAN cable. Projector
functions and status can also be
monitored and managed remotely
from any teacher’s PC on the
Clear, rich audio from built-in
There’s no need to add an extra
audio system: enjoy rich, roomfilling sound from the powerful 16W
Audio switcher facility
The projector can select between
two audio sources, routing them via
a variable audio output to the room
amplification system.
Quick, easy, automatic input
The projector automatically switches
to the correct input, simplifying set-up
and saving time.
Easy to install
Adjustable optical zoom and
lens shift simplify speedy, fussfree installation in any classroom.
Generous connections simplify
hook-ups with PCs, DVD players,
microphones and other AV devices.
Up to 6000 hours lamp life for
reduced maintenance and
minimised down time
Teach for longer without interruption,
with reduced maintenance needs
contributing directly to lower lifetime
ownership costs. Filter cleaning
cycles are synchronised with lamp
replacement, cutting scheduled
maintenance visits even further.
Save energy at the touch of
a button
Just push the ECO MODE button on
the projector or remote commander
to instantly access a range of
energy-saving settings.
Auto Dimming
Projector brightness is gradually
reduced automatically if there’s no
input signal, or after a pre-set time
– cutting power consumption and
saving energy bills.
Auto Brightness
Lamp output power adjusts
automatically depending on picture
content, saving energy when dark
scenes are being projected.
Power Saving Picture Mute
Touch a button on the projector
remote and the picture’s
muted instantly, reducing power
consumption by 75%. Another touch
and the projector’s instantly powered
back up to resume your presentation.
Security that’s built in
Your investment’s protected with
security measures including PIN code
access and a tough anti-theft bar.
All Sony Professional education
projectors sold into the EU, Norway
and Switzerland come supplied
with a 3 Year projector and 3
year/3000 hour lamp cover
PrimeSupport pack. This offers
unique services and benefits over
and above the standard warranty:
3 Year projector and 3 year/
3000 hour PrimeSupport Cover
Freephone telephone helpdesk
support (00 800 7898 7898) in 5
Collection, repair and return
anywhere in EU, Norway and
In addition, optional PrimeSupport
Plus packs can be purchased
which can further enhance the 3
year support to give extra peace
of mind:
• A 2 year extension of the
standard 3 year PrimeSupport
to give long-term assurance
of expert support, technical
assistance and repairs for 5
years from purchase date.
• Provision of a loan unit for 3 or 5
years cover to ensure minimal
impact to the customer’s
business in case of product
** Subject to Hours on Optical Engine and laser light
source will be applied
Ideal for:
• Primary and secondary
• Further/higher education
• Training suites and meeting
your student/
Enhance classroom engagement
with rich interactive functions
• Use pen to control ordinary PC
mouse functions and annotate
• Use projection surface as
interactive white board with rich
range of drawing and object
creation tools
• Instantly transform hand-written
notes to text with handwriting
• Create and manipulate 2D and
3D graphical objects
• Shape recognition automatically
converts hand-drawn lines,
circles and polygons to perfect
• Create and edit graphs, tables,
pie charts and formulae
• Explore wide range of geometry
tools including ruler, dividers, right
angle set square and protractor
• Easily create interactive onscreen quizzes to maximise
student engagement and recall
• Video conference with remote
sites for rich, interactive distance
• Record screen and playback
• Auto or manual pen/screen
calibration for quick, accurate
VPL-SW526 / VPL-SW526C
VPL-SW526 / VPL-SW526C
Display device
Display area
Number of pixels
Throw Ratio
Optical Zoom
Optical Zoom
Projection lens
Digital Zoom
Lens Shift
Light source
Recommended lamp
replacement time*1
Filter cleaning cycle*1
Colour Light and White Light
Computer and VIDEO IN
video signal
Screen size (approx.)
signal input
Video signal
Colour System
Keystone correction
OSD language
Contrast ratio (full white/full black)*2
Acoustic noise
0.75” (15.0 mm) x 3, BrightEra,
Aspect ratio: 16:10
3,072,000 (1280 x 800 x 3) pixels
0.27 ~ 0.29:1
Manual V: +/- 4% H: +/- 2%
Ultra High Pressure lamp 210 W type
3000 H / 4500H / 6000H
(Lamp mode : High / Standard / Low)
Max. 6000 H / Same time as the lamp
replacement is recommended
2500 lm / 2100 lm / 1800 lm
(Lamp mode : High / Standard / Low)
RGB / Y PB PR input connector: Mini D-sub-15
pin (female), Audio input connector: Stereo
mini jack
RGB input connector:
Mini D-sub 15-pin (female), Audio input
connector: Stereo mini jack
HDMI (HDCP compatible)
(Digital RGB/Y Pb Pr, Digital Audio)
Video input connector: Pin jack
Audio input connector: Pin jack (x2) (shared with
S video input connector: Mini DIN-4 pin
Audio input connector: Pin jack (x2) (shared
with VIDEO IN)
Monitor output connector*4: Mini D-sub-15 pin
(female) Audio output connector*5: Stereo
mini jack (variable out) Output From Input A
and Input B
With: Type A, Type B
YES (mini jack)
RS-232C connector: D-sub 9-pin (male)
LAN connector: RJ45, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
70” to 130'‘
16W x1 (monaural)
15 kHz to 92 kHz
48 Hz to 92 Hz
Maximum input signal resolution: 1600 x 1200*3
(UXGA) fV:60Hz
Panel display resolution: 1280 x 800 pixels
Video (Composite), 15K (480/60i, 576/50i),
DTV (480/60p, 575/50p, 720/60p, 720/50p,
1080/60i, 1080/50i, 1080/60p, 1080/50p)
Auto / NTSC3.58, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43,
Vertical: Max. +/- 5 degrees
23-language (English, French, German,
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese,
Chinese, Korean, Russian, Dutch, Norwegian,
Swedish, Thai, Arabic ,Turkish, Polish,
Vietnamese, Farsi, Finnish, Indonesian,
Hungary, Greek (VPL-SW526C Only))
35 dB / 32 dB / 28dB (Lamp mode:
High / Standard / Low)
Operating temperature
(Operating humidity)
Storage temperature
(Storage humidity)
Power requirement
AC 100 V
to 120 V
AC 220 V
to 240 V
mode power
Heat dissipation
Body Colour
0°C to 40°C / 32°F to 104°F
(35% to 85% (no condensation))
-20°C to 60°C / -4°F to 140°F
(10% to 90% (no condensation))
AC 100 V to 240 V, 3.0-1.3A, 50Hz / 60Hz
291W / 258W / 229W
292W / 261W / 232W
282W / 249W / 221W
283W / 251W / 233W
5.7W / 0.5W
(Standby mode:
Standard / Low)
5.9W / 0.5W
(Standby mode:
Standard / Low)
6.0W / 0.5W
(Standby mode:
Standard / Low)
6.2W / 0.5W
(Standby mode:
Standard / Low)
AC 100 V
to 120 V
AC 220 V
to 240 V
AC 100 V
to 120 V
AC 220 V
to 240 V
WW model
Standard outside dimensions
Mass (Approx.)
Supplied Accessories
Battery: Remote
Weight of single
commander of
battery (g)
the projector
Number of
Optional Accessories
993 BTU
962 BTU
UL, FCC, cUL, IC(LVD), CE(EMC), C-Tick, CB, KC,
W 384.4 x H 122.5 x D 423.4 mm /
W 15 1/8 x H 4 13/16 x D 16 21/32 in
(without protrusion)
7.0kg / 15lb 7oz
6.9kg / 15lb 3oz
(without Wall mount) (Without Wall Mount)
RM-PJ8 Remote Commander (1)
Lithium battery: CR2025 (1)
Wall Mount & Manual
Operating Instructions: WW: CD-ROM(1) Software
License (Paper)
Quick Reference Manual (1)
AC Power Cord (1)
PrimeSupport Warranty Pack (1) Outside of box
Safety warning, WEEE, EU Battery info, Service
Battery Lithium
Approx. 2.3g
Projector Lamp: LMP-E212
IFU-WLM3 - USB Wireless Module (IFU-PN200M,
IFU-PN200S interactive Pens for VPL-SW526C Only)
Sony cannot test all 3rd party software available in the market. Sony is not responsible for non-compatibility of any
3rd party software.
*1: The figures are expected maintenance time
and not guaranteed. They will depend on the
environment or how the projector is used.
*2: The value is average.
*3: Available for the VESA Reduced Blanking Signal.
*4:Not available in standby. From INPUT A and
*5: Works as audio switcher function. From current
channel only. Not available in standby.
Optional Accessories
IFU-PN200M Master Interactive Pen Device
Sub Interactive Pen Device
(For VPL-SW526C only)
Projector Lamp
(for replacement)
USB Wireless Module
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