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Item #: VPLFX500L
MSRP: $6,000.00

7000 Lm XGA Installation Projector




The VPL-FX500L features native XGA resolution, high brightness at 7000 lumens color light output, a centered lens, and the


widest lens shift in its class. A twin-lamp system ensures worry free, economical operation. Compatibility with current


interchangeable lenses enables a wide range of options – from long distance projection in large auditoriums to short


distance rear projection applications. ECO-friendly longer lamp life means less energy consumption, less cost and less time


up on a ladder making replacements. The VPL-FX500L is suitable for installations supporting large-screen applications


such as university lecture halls and corporate auditoriums.




  • 7000 Lumen Projector
  • 2500:1 Contrast Ratio
  • Network Capability
  • Native XGA Resolution: RGB: 1024x768 pixels Video: 750 TV lines
  • 3D Gamma Correction
  • Wide Variety of Optional Lenses
  • Twin Lamp System
  • Installation Flexibility
  • Very large horizontal and vertical lens shift range
  • Long Lamp Life
  • Designed to blend in visually
  • Direct Power ON
  • Replace lamp & filter at the same time
  • Closed Captioning
  • Eco Mode for savings on energy




Wide Variety of Lenses

The VPL-FX500L ships without a lens, and offers backwards compatibility with a wide

variety of existing Sony lenses – allowing easy replacement to exisiting projectors.



Twin Lamp System

For worry-free operation, a second lamp is built-in to provide automatic back-up should the primary

lamp fail. Since the two lamps are alternately used, the total expected lamp life

can total up to approximately 8000 hours.



Superior Image Quality

The VPL-FX500L offers an outstanding Color Light Output of 7000 Lm and a

high contrast ratio at 2500:1. 12bit 3D Digital Gamma Correction reproduces gradation in

greater detail. Film Mode technology generates high quality images through the Interlace to

Progressive conversion processor. Signals of film-originated sources converted through

2-3 and 2-2 pull down process are detected, resulting in extremely accurate image reproduction.



Maintenance made EASY

When it’s time to replace the lamp, a message will appear onscreen. Lamp replacement and

filter cleaning can be performed quickly, easily and at the same time, without uninstalling the

projector, since both are accessible from the side. And Sony’s dust protection system makes

for an advanced long filter cleaning cycle, which means less frequent filter changes.



Economical Benefits

Replace lamps less frequently with a long lamp life of 6000/8000H! Sony’s optical engine, BrightEra

with Longer Lasting Optics provides improved optical efficiency: more light is projected onto the

screen at less lamp power, requiring smaller lamps – smaller lamps are less expensive, use less

electricity and produce less heat.



Eco-Friendly Features

Save energy costs! With the push of the “Eco Mode” button on projector or Remote Commander,

Lamp mode saves the consumption of lamp wattage; Power Saving mode kicks in if there is no

operation for 10 minutes without any signal input; Standby mode can reduce power consumption in standby


"Seamless" Design

Outfitted with a white and flat cabinet and a connector panel located on the lower face front –

hiding the connectors and cables – the VPL-FX500L gives audiences the impression that the

projector is blended into the ceiling when mounted. Fan noise is moderate.



Optical Specs

Projection System



3 LCD panels

1 lens projection system

Image Device



0.99" TFT LCD panel

(BrightEra) 2,359,296 (1024X768(XGA) x 3) pixels


Color Light



7000 lumens



Color Light


(low lamp mode)


5600 lumens


Light Output


7000 lumens (lamp mode high)

5600 lumens (lamp mode low)


Contrast Ratio






330 W UHP Lamp


Lamp Life


6000 H (lamp mode high), 8000H (lamp mode low)



Projection Lens



depends on the lens


Throw Ratio


depends on the lens



Screen Coverage


40 to 600 inches (depends on the lens; viewable area measured diagonally)



Input/Output Specifications




S-Video In





Y/C Mini DIN 4-pin




Composite Video In








Analog RGB/Component In




HD D-sub 15-pin (Female) x 1




Component In




BNC x5 (female)




Digital In




Digital RGB: DVI-D 24 pin








RJ-45: 10Base-T / 100Base-TX



Monitor Out


HD D-sub 15-pin (Female)


Remote Control



RS-232C: D-sub 9 pin (female)


Control S: Stereo mini jack (plug-in-power)


Electrical Specifications




Native Resolution




XGA: 1024 x 768 Pixels


Video Resolution




750 TV Lines




Color System










Acceptable Computer Signal


fH: 14 to 93 kHz

fV: 47 to 93 Hz



Acceptable Video Signals














General Specifications


Dimensions (W x H x D)



20 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 21 15/32 inches

(530 x 213 x 545 mm)




Approx. 44 lbs 1 oz

Approx 20 kg



Power Requirements


AC 100 to 240 V

4.8 - 2.0A

50/60 Hz




Power Consumption







Vertical Keystone

Correction Range



Max. +/- 30 degrees verticall


Operating Temperature



32 to 95 F degrees (0 to 40 C degrees)


Operating Humidity



35 to 85% (no condensation)




Heat Dissipation




1638 BTU



Storage Temperature



-4 to 140 °F (-20 to 60 °C)



Storage Humidity


10% to 90%



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