Slim, Lightweight, and Stylish –
the VPL-MX20 Data Projector is
the Perfect Choice for Mobile
Sony’s VPL-MX20 premium mobile projector is extremely slim,
lightweight, and stylish – perfect for applications that require
This projector offers a high brightness of 2500 lumens and
excellent picture quality in XGA (1024 x 768) resolution.
Its stylish body has been designed with round edges for
easy carrying – plus, it boasts a thin form factor of
approximately 1 13/16 inches (45 mm) and a light weight of
approximately 3 lb 12 oz (1.7 kg), making it a powerful
presentation tool for business people on the move.
Slim, Lightweight, and Stylish Design
The VPL-MX20 adopts a slim and lightweight body
design – which offers a thin form factor of
approximately 1 13/16 inches (45mm) and a light
weight of approximately 3 lb 12 oz (1.7 kg).
It is designed with round edges for easy carrying.
The VPL-MX20 is stylish and elegant, complementing
the sophisticated design of today’s laptop PCs –
particularly Sony’s VAIO® lineup – making
presentations smarter than ever before.
High Picture Quality and Bright Images
By combining a new generation of optical system
that uses Sony’s BrightEra™ with Long Lasting
Optics technology* and a 3LCD projection system,
the VPL-MX20 offers high picture quality in XGA
(1024 x 768) resolution and a high brightness of
* BrightEra with Long Lasting Optics is the brand name for a new
generation of optical system, which is a more advanced version
of Sony‘s original BrightEra technology.
In addition to the adoption of LCD panels that have pixels with
large aperture ratios and inorganic alignment layers, BrightEra
with Long Lasting Optics technology also uses an inorganic layer
for polarization plates to greatly enhance reliability.
3LCD Projection Offers Amazing Color
The VPL-MX20 adopts the 3LCD projection system
that uses three LCD panels. This system allows the
projector to present bright and natural images.
It provides high light transmission and excellent
color reproduction with high color light output+.
It also provides smooth gradients in dark areas,
and even helps prevent color breakup or the
+ Color light output is a metric that measures a
projector’s ability to deliver color. Developed by
color scientists using the same approach as light
output (brightness) measurement, color light
output provides a simple, accurate, and easy-tounderstand
way to evaluate a projector’s color
++ The rainbow effect may appear as blurring or
the separation of colors. It can only be seen in
images projected by 1-chip sequential color
Advanced Intelligent Auto Setup
By simply turning on the power, the VPL-MX20
automatically initiates the following sophisticated
setup functions that make it easy to operate, even
for fi rst-time users:
• Power-operated tilt adjuster, which sets the
projector to the right level
• Built-in Auto Focus module, which focuses the
• Auto Vertical Keystone Adjustment, which corrects
the vertical keystone distortion of the projected
• Auto Input Search, which automatically fi nds the
• Smart APA (Auto Pixel Alignment), which sizes
and adjusts the projected image for optimum
Off & Go
Once a presentation is complete, the VPL-MX20
can be moved to the next location immediately,
simply by turning the projector off and unplugging
the AC power cord – there’s no need to wait for the
fan to stop.
Short Projection Distance
The VPL-MX20 comes equipped with a short
focal-length lens, which makes it possible to project
images from a short distance. For example, an
80-inch* image can be projected from a distance
of approximately 7.9 feet (2.4 meters).
* Viewable area, measured diagonally.
The VPL-MX20 can accept a wide variety of signals
from both PC (VGA up to SXGA+) and video
including composite and analog RGB/component.
Power Zoom/Focus and
The Zoom/Focus and Tilt Adjust
functions of the VPL-MX20 can be
controlled from the projector’s
control panel and the supplied
Remote Commander® unit.
• Vertical Keystone Adjustment (Auto/Manual)
• Auto Focus
• Auto Input Search
• Picture Muting (Image Muting)
• Image Freeze
• Digital Zoom (4x)
• Power-saving Mode
• High Security
– Password-authentication System
– Control Panel Key Lock
– Kensington-style Lock Port
• Remote Commander Unit
• Soft Carrying Case