Sony Terms

3D COMPATIBLE
Sony Still Offers 3D on Some Models While most LCD and OLED TVs no longer offer this feature, Sony home theater projectors still support 3D. While it may be hard to find new 3D Blu-ray Disc titles today, many of us still have a decent amount of 3D content in our libraries. The built-in RF transmitte....
ARC-F LENS
Sony's ARC-F Premium Projector Lens   Sony has two quality levels of optics. The standard lens is impressive, especially when compared to the optics found on many lower cost 4K DLP projectors (selling for 1/10th of Sony's price). The ARC-F (All Range Crisp Focus) lens is Sony's premium projector len....
ASPECT MODES
Many movie enthusiasts want to incorporate an anamorphic lens along with a widescreen (2.35:1 or 2.4:1) into their Home Theater systems. Most popular movies that have been are filmed in a wider aspect ratio using anamorphic lenses, so it makes sense when watching these movies to utilize the same typ....
AUTO CALIBRATION
Sony's Auto Calibration Another great feature found on Sony's 4K SXRD projectors is Auto Calibration. Auto Calibration is especially important for lamp-based projectors because they shift color quite a bit as they age (starting from day one). This is why many calibrators will tell you to wait at lea....
DIGITAL FOCUS OPTIMIZER
Sony's Digital Focus Optimizer All 4K Sony Projectors use exceptional optics but sharp focus edge to edge can still be challenging. To further optimize focus, these units are also equipped with digital processing. Digital processing compensates in advance for any possible optical degradation of the....
DYNAMIC HDR ENHANCER
Dynamic HDR Enhancer increases overall screen brightness of HDR content while delivering rich colors and maintaining highlight detail Sony 4K Home Theater projectors introduced in 2020 and 2021 have a new feature called Dynamic HDR Enhancer. By utilizing a version of Sony's X1 processor optimized fo....
HDR COMPATIBLE – HDR10 AND HLG
HDR content contains more brightness and color information than SDR material HDR provides a major improvement in dynamic range as well as color. It lets you see more detail in the shadows and the bright areas and delivers more saturated, life-like colors. HDR imagery comes closest to the reality our....
LOW LATENCY GAME MODE
A dedicated Game Mode reduces lag to maximize the gaming experience To maximize the gaming experience, certain premium Sony home theater projectors include a low latency Game Mode. When this mode is engaged, the projector switches off most of its video processing to dramatically reduce game lag. Son....
MOTORIZED ZOOM WITH HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL LENS SHIFT
Sony's motorized 2.06:1 Zoom Lens - close and personal The 2.1:1 motorized zoom lens is center-mounted and recessed by several inches (there is no motorized door to protect the lens and keep dust away when off). Many lamp and laser-based Sony Home Theater models use the same 2.1:1 motorized zoom len....
NATIVE 4K SXRD PANELS
Sony 4K projectors use a three-chip native 4K SXRD imaging system which is derived from the same technology used in Sony 4K cinema projectors that are found in some of the world’s best movie theaters. The SXRD acronym stands for Silicon X-tal Reflective Display, where X-tal is a common abbreviation....
PICTURE POSITIONING
Sony Picture Positioning Pattern All Sony 4K Home Theater Projector utilize a motorized lens assembly. However the higher end models included a feature called Picture Positioning which are lens memories. This gives the user the ability to save different motorized lens settings (zoom, shift, and focu....
REALITY CREATION
Sony's Reality Creation Reality Creation is Sony’s video processing technology that enhances HD content. Powered by the X1 processor, Reality Creation analyzes images right down to the pixel level. It then employs pattern-matching algorithms developed over years of movie production to enhance crispn....
X1 PROCESSOR FOR PROJECTORS
Sony has always stressed that superior processing separates its 4K video displays from the competition. No matter what content you're watching – HDR movies, HDTV broadcast, or even web videos, it's the video display processor that analyzes, cleans, and refines the image. It takes more than specs and....
Z-PHOSPHOR LASER LIGHT SOURCE
Z-Phosphor Laser light source can deliver an bright accurate image for up to 20,000 hours While a small number of lamp-based projectors remain in the lineup, most Sony home theater projectors are laser-based 4K HDR models. The high-quality, reliable Z-Phosphor laser light source ensures up to 20,000....

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