Projector Reviews

Sony VPL-HW65ES Home Theater Projector Review

The “Evolution is Upon Us.” Sony’s VPL-HW65ES offers a number of improvements over the HW55ES – its rather excellent predecessor – which was a Best In Class award winner in last year’s Best Home Theater Projectors report.  This projector is an evolutionary advance – nothing truly revolutionary about it. Although the VPL-HW65ES officially lists for $3999, we treat it as an under $3500 projector, because we try to position projectors based on street pricing, not on list.  It will be included in our $2000 – $3500 price class in our annual Best Projectors Report.  Although there doesn’t seem to be […]

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ViewSonic PLED-W800 LED Projector Review

The PLED-W800 is an LED projector from Viewsonic. Claiming 800 lumens, this larger pocket projector is one of the brightest projectors in this class.  The PLED-W800 is WXGA resolution has a street price under $710 in the US. There are, of course, much larger LED projectors out there are are brighter, more featured, and cost more, but they don’t directly compete. There are also the much smaller pico projectors (ones really small enough to fit in a pocket) but those are very limited in brightness – normally 100 lumens or less. […]

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