VPL-SW536C (VPLSW536C)Discontinued

3,100 lumens WXGA Interactive Ultra Short Throw projector

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Overview

Deliver bright, powerful presentations with this ultra short throw interactive classroom projector that’s energy-efficient and wireless ready.
The VPL-SW536C Ultra Short Throw Projector makes a great presentation partner for today’s classrooms.

Ideal for small to medium-sized rooms, the wall-mounting projector throws 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 audience.

Thanks to 3LCD BrightEra™ panel technology by Sony, students can enjoy extremely bright, high contrast WXGA images with excellent colour stability. The projector’s powerful 3100 lumens colour light output ensures that presentations are always seen clearly, even when ambient light levels are high.

Learning’s made even smarter, more satisfying and collaborative with dual pen interactivity, allowing teacher and pupil to write on screen simultaneously. Use the interactive pen to control PC mouse functions, sketch and draw with handwriting recognition. Create tables and charts, use rich 2D/3D graphical tools, formulae and maths functions. Edit objects and grab what’s on screen for later study and review.

Easy to install with plenty of interfaces for connection with other devices, the VPL-SW536C integrates 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.

There’s a wide range of smart energy-saving features built in. And with extended recommended lamp replacement time up to 6,000 hours, downtime and maintenance costs are minimised.

Features

Extremely bright, clear images with maximum 3100 lumens colour light output
The projector’s high light output ensures that presentations are seen clearly in any classroom or meeting room. There’s a choice of three brightness modes to suit any environment, from bright daylight to darkened rooms.
WXGA resolution for detail-packed presentations
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.
Six Picture Modes to suit any subject
A choice of six picture modes (Dynamic, Standard, Game, Blackboard, Cinema and Presentation) offers optimised picture quality with any source material. Picture modes can be combined with three brightness modes (High, Standard, Low) to suit virtually any presentation requirement.
Enhance learning with dual pen interactivity
Interactive software and dual pens (included) lets teacher and student simultaneously draw and write with handwriting recognition. Create tables and charts, use rich 2D/3D graphical tools, formulae and maths functions. Edit objects and capture what’s on screen for later study and review.
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 network.
View image files straight from USB
Slip in a USB drive to effortlessly display photos, images and graphics with no PC needed.
Clear, rich audio from built-in speaker
There’s no need to add an extra audio system: enjoy rich, room-filling sound from the powerful 16W speaker.
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.
Up to 6000 hours lamp replacement time for reduced maintenance and down time
Teach for longer without interruption, with reduced maintenance that contributes 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
Laser 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.
Quick, easy, automatic input detection
The projector automatically switches to the correct input, simplifying set-up and saving time.
Audio switcher facility
The projector can select between two audio sources, routing them via a variable audio output to the room amplification system.
Easy to install
Adjustable optical zoom and lens shift simplify speedy, fuss-free installation in any classroom. Generous connections simplify hook-ups with PCs, DVD players, microphones and other AV devices.
Security that’s built in
Your investment’s protected with security measures including PIN code and tough anti-theft bar.

Specifications

Display system
Display system
3 LCD system
Display device
Size of effective display area
0.75” (19 mm) x 3 BrightEra LCD Panel, Aspect ratio: 16:10
Number of pixels
3,072,000 (1280 x 800 x 3) pixels
Projection lens
Focus
Manual
Zoom - Powered/Manual
Manual
Zoom - Ratio
Approx. x 1.05
Throw Ratio
0.27:1 to 0.29:1
Lens shift - Powered/Manual
Manual
Lens shift - Range Vertical
+/- 4%
Lens shift - Range Horizontal
+/- 2%
Light source
Type
Ultra high pressure mercury lamp
Wattage
210 W type
Recommended lamp replacement time*1
Lamp mode: High
3000 H
Lamp mode: Standard
4500 H
Lamp mode: Low
6000 H
Filter cleaning / replacement cycle (Max.)*1
Filter cleaning / replacement cycle (Max.)
6000 H (Cleaning) Same time as the lamp replacement is recommended
Screen size
Screen size
70” to 133” (1.78 m to 3.30 m)(measured diagonally)
Light output
Lamp mode: High
3100 lm
Lamp mode: Standard
2400 lm
Lamp mode: Low
2000 lm
Color light output
Lamp mode: High
3100 lm
Lamp mode: Standard
2400 lm
Lamp mode: Low
2000 lm
Contrast ratio (full white / full black)*2
Contrast ratio (full white / full black)
2500:1
Speaker
Speaker
16 W x 1 (monaural)
Displayable scanning frequency
Horizontal
15 kHz to 92 kHz
Vertical
48 Hz to 92 Hz
Display resolution
Computer signal input
Maximum display resolution: UXGA 1600 x 1200 dots*3
Video signal input
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) only; 1080/60p, 1080/50p
Color system
Color system
NTSC3.58, PAL, SECAM, NTSC4.43, PAL-M, PAL-N
Keystone correction (Max.)
Vertical
+/- 5 degrees
OSD language
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, Farsi, Finnish, Indonesian, Hungarian, Greek)
INPUT OUTPUT (Computer/Video/Control)
INPUT A
RGB / Y PB PR input connector: Mini D-sub 15-pin (female)
Audio input connector: Stereo mini jack
INPUT B
RGB input connector: Mini D-sub 15-pin (female)
Audio input connector: Stereo mini jack
INPUT C
HDMI input connector: HDMI 19-pin, HDCP support
S VIDEO IN
S video input connector: Mini DIN 4-pin
Audio input connector: Pin jack (x2) (shared with VIDEO IN)
VIDEO IN
Video input connector: Pin jack
Audio input connector: Pin jack (x2) (shared with S VIDEO IN)
OUTPUT
Monitor output connector*4: Mini D-sub 15-pin (female)
Audio output connector*5: Stereo mini jack (variable out)
REMOTE
RS-232C connector: D-sub 9-pin (male)
LAN
RJ-45, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
USB
Type-A
USB
Type-B
MICROPHONE IN
Microphone input: Mini Jack
Acoustic noise
Lamp mode: Low
28 dB
Operating temperature / Operating humidity
Operating temperature / Operating humidity
0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) / 35% to 85%(no condensation)
Storage temperature / Storage humidity
Storage temperature / Storage humidity
-20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F) / 10% to 90% (no condensation)
Power requirements
Power requirements
AC 100 V to 240 V, 3.0 A to 1.3 A, 50 Hz / 60 Hz
Power consumption
AC 100 V to 120 V
Lamp mode: High: 292 W
AC 100 V to 120 V
Lamp mode: High: 283 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
5.6 W (LAN)
5.9 W (optional WLAN module)
6.2 W (All Terminals and Networks Connected) (when "Standby Mode" is set to "Standard")
AC 220 V to 240 V
5.6 W (LAN)
5.9 W (optional WLAN module)
6.2 W (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
996 BTU/h
AC 220 V to 240 V
965 BTU/h
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Dimensions (W x H x D) (without protrusions)
Approx. 384.4 x 122.5 x 423.4 mm (15 1/8 x 4 13/16 x 16 21/32 inches)
Mass
Mass
Approx. 7.0 kg (15 lb)
Supplied accessories
Remote commander
RM-PJ8
Optional accessories
Replacement lamp
LMP-E212
Wireless LAN Module
IFU-WLM3
Interactive pen device
IFU-PN250A/IFU-PN250B
Notes
*1
This figure is expected maintenance time, not guaranteed time. The actual value depends on the environment and how the projector is used.
*2
The value is average.
*3
Available for VESA Reduced Blanking signal.
*4
From INPUT A and INPUT B.
*5
Works as an audio switcher function. Output from a selected channel; not available in standby.
Environmental notice for customers in the USA
Lamp in this product contains mercury. Disposal of these materials may be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please contact your local authorities or see www.sony.com/mercury for additional information.