Combining superb widescreen WXGA image quality with smart energy-efficient features, the VPL-EW255 portable projector enhances learning with powerful presentations that really stand out. Simple to use and wireless ready, the projector is ideal for maximising student engagement in today's networked classrooms, making it your ideal partner throughout the busy school day.
Sony BrightEra@trade panel technology assures clear pictures in any conditions, from daylight to darkened classrooms. Plenty of interfaces allow easy connection, while a choice of Picture Modes optimises viewing with any source - slide presentations, PC documents, pictures or videos. Adding an optional Wi-Fi module lets students and teachers wirelessly share homework, images and graphics from mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. There's a wide range of smart energy-saving features built in. And with a recommended lamp replacement time of 10,000 hours, downtime and maintenance costs are minimised.
Widescreen WXGA (1280 x 800) 16:10 screen resolution, 3LCD BrightEra@trade natural and vivid colour images, plus various Picture Modes for optimising image quality, make the projector one of the best in its class. Thanks to the optical system projecting three basic colours constantly, the projector offers excellent light efficiency, ensuring colourful and bright images. Sony's BrightEra@trade panels deliver improved panel light resistance, higher resolution, high brightness and increased panel reliability. High colour reproducibility is important especially when using colourful content, such as materials used in classrooms.
The projector has six available picture modes for correct picture quality: Dynamic, Standard, Presentation, Blackboard, Game, and Cinema. With six picture modes and three brightness modes combined, the user can select the most suitable picture/brightness combination according to the picture source and environment, to create the optimal image.
When the projector is installed in a LAN, presentations can be projected from any PC and Mac on the network. A tablet or smartphone can be connected at the same time. You can project jpg, pdf and other supported formats. Up to four users can project PC/Mac images simultaneously, while up to eight users can connect to one projector. For PC/Mac, an application, Projector Station for Network Presentation, is provided. For a tablet/smartphone, an application is provided by Pixelworks, downloaded from the web.
Projector Remote is a simple remote control application for Sony's projectors. Networked projectors can be controlled by this remote application. Remote Control allows you to operate the projector with simple and easy-to-read buttons.
Advanced lamp technology enables robust energy-saving features. For example, greater brightness control in Auto Light Dimming mode saves considerable energy when the projector is left on without being used. During projection, Auto Lamp Mode automatically adjusts light output to suit the projected scene. When you need to mute the picture temporarily, light output can be completely deactivated to minimise energy consumption.
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