May 3rd, 2012 Art Feierman
I first saw a VPL-VW1000ES Home THEATER Projector at CEDIA last fall. OK, everything always looks better in a fully blacked out demo room at a trade show, then in the real world. Still, I really was dazzled. There were some obvious issues with the prototype, but the projector, “cleaned up” had to be excellent. January came, and at CES I got another 15 minute look (actually two of them) at the VW1000ES. This time, the artifacts and other issues were pretty much gone. And Wow!
I’ve been begging and pleading to get my hands on one for review, pretty much since CEDIA. The Sony team is great, and, I do understand, I realize I’m not at the top of the food chain for review units, and these babies are particularly scarce.
Well, my turn has come. Monday – two days ago, morning brings me two big shipping containers on wheels. Read the rest of this entry »