SONY VPL-FH31 CONFERENCE ROOM PROJECTOR
- Lumens: 4300
- Resolution (Native): WUXGA 1920 x 1200
- Throw Ratio: 1.39-2.23
- Contrast: 2,000
- Technology: LCD
- HDMI Inputs: 1
- Lamp Life (Est.): 4000
- SKU: VPL-FH31
- EAN: 4905524903997
The VPL-FH31 is designed to fit smoothly into almost any environment where a high-quality projector is required. Its brightness, zoom and throw range, coupled with its wide lens shift range, m it can perform where other projectors would struggle - even in high ambient light. Once installed, the V ... Read more
The VPL-FH31 is designed to fit smoothly into almost any environment where a high-quality projector is required. Its brightness, zoom and throw range, coupled with its wide lens shift range, m it can perform where other projectors would struggle - even in high ambient light. Once installed, the VPL-FH31 has excellent image capabilities and a long lifespan that delivers low Total Cost of Ownership.
Just Projectors review on the Sony VPL-FH31
Sony's BrightEra technology improves and maintains colour purity throughout the life of the system by protecting the LCD panels against harmful ultra violet light. Clever features such as synchronised lamp and filter replacement cycles reduce costs and downtime. Featuring the usual wide range of features, the VPL-FH31 also allows for edge blend (multiple projectors with seamless connection), warping and Portrait mode installation for retail, corporate signage applications. Other features include advanced projection capabilities such as side-by-side image projection and DICOM medical training, the VPL-FH31 is an obvious projector choice for venues that demand quality, unique installation locations and practicality. This product comes with PrimeSupport - fast, hassle-free repairs and a helpline offering expert technical advice, giving you the peace of mind that Sony is looking after your equipment, and your business.
As this is a high end projector, stock may take 2-5 days to deliver.
What Sony say about the VPL-FH31
Packing the most advanced projector technologies into a “blend-in” design, the VPL-FH31 and VPL-FH36 are excellent choices for universities, corporates, museums and medical (DICOM) applications. Delivering a dramatic colour brightness of 4300 and 5200 lumens respectively and ultra high-quality images with WUXGA resolution, the projectors offer peace of mind operation, amazing installation flexibility and hassle-free maintenance in a stylish design that blends into any decor.
|Additional Price Box Text||Paypal now accepted in the checkout|
|Resolution (Native)||WUXGA 1920 x 1200|
|Lamp Life (Est.)||4000|
|More Info||WUXGA 1920 X 1200,4300 Lumens, LCD,4000 Lamp Hours,Contrast 2000,8.2KGs|
Delivery Rates to mainland UK - (excluding large screens and Touch Screens
Delivery is to ground floor, if you have special delivery instructions you must contact us to ensure that we can have the best chance of success in delivering the item. We required items to be signed for.
Working Delivery dates are Monday to Friday unless Saturday delivery is selected.
- 7-10 weeking days delivery is free of charge
- 2-3 Days £8 + vat
- Next Day £12 + vat - if ordered before cut off
- Saturday £35 + vat - Be careful choosing this option, it has he highest incidence of failure with all couriers.
Delivery cut off is 4pm on most items - earlier time exceptions are Metroplan screen, large items, items requiring a pallet. If you order after 4pm then the order is processed the next day, that means if you ordered Tuesday at 8pm at night, the next day delivery option is Thursday as the order is processed on the Wednesday.
Delivery Rates to non-mainland UK + Eire - (excluding large screens and Touch Screens)
Non Mainland and the Highlands and Islands- this includes the Isle of Wight, any thing that goes over water that does not have road access. These rates are determined by couriers based on postcode. If there are multiple items then we may need to quote you for delivery.
2-3 Days £35 + vat
Large Screens +3m wide & Touch Screen
By Quotation - they might not be able to be next day as specialised couriers are often required.
Goods Reported Faulty Within 28 Days of Receipt.
If you have a faulty item and are reporting the fault within 28 days of receipt (please note that for business customers, this is 14 days). When the goods are returned to us complete, we’ll issue a full refund to you via your original payment method.We will try and ensure that there is a fault, that often requires is running diagnostics or getting the manufacturer to speak to you directly to determine whether there is a genuine fault rather than just a set up error.
Goods Damaged in Transit.
If your goods were damaged in transit it must be reported to us within 3 days. If goods are visibly damaged on receipt the delivery note must be marked accordingly. Once the damaged goods have been collected and received back into our warehouse, we’ll issue a refund via your original payment method. We will require pictures of the damage.
Consumers - If You Have Changed Your Mind – this is for personal use not business or organisations
If you are a private consumer and have changed your mind as long as the goods have not been in your possession for over 14 days, and the item can be sold again as new, then you are entitled to return the goods to us. If the item you are returning is a Projector, the lamp hours used must not have exceeded 3 hours otherwise a restocking fee will be applied. The cost of returning items is the responsibility of the customer. As new means in original packaging with complete accessory packs and manuals. If any item is marked/damaged, including the packing, there may be a restocking fee. Please contact us directly before sending any goods back to obtain an RMA number without this there may be a delay in dealing with your return. If you purchased for a company, or an organisation you are not deemed a Consumer by law.
Buying a conference room sized projector is a large investment so it is important to find the best projector to suit your specific requirements. Here is a quick guide to getting the best conference room projector.
Firstly you hare a large audience so depending on how they are seated really depends on the brightness of the projector you are going to need. For instance if there are 200 people in 5 rows of 40 or 200 people in 20 rows of 10, clearly under the second example the people at the back of 20 rows are going to find it harder to see the image if the screen is too small. So you have to decide on your image size. Here are some sensible image sizes for certain audiences
3m - up to 100 people 4m - up to 200 People 5m - up to 300 people
Now you know your image size then you have to consider how far back you need to place the projector. A general rule of thumb on a standard lens projector is working on the basis of twice the distance back of the image width, so for the examples above the conference room projector would be placed 6m/8m/10m. If you need to be either further back or closer then you would probably have to buy what is known as a body only projector and then choose the additional lens which would give you the right throw ratio. This is a more expensive option as the additional lenses tend to be anything from £600-£2000. So it does make sense to try and have a set up for your conference that gives you the most cost effective solution. We really do suggest that buying on-line without having purchased a high end projector before might be better to ring one of our sales experts who will be able to save you money.
Depending on what you are intending to display and the quality you require does mean that there are several choices of resolution. If you are showing a basic Powerpoint presentation or spreadsheets then the choice would be either XGA or the wider version of XGA known as WXGA. If you are showing video content or HD content then 1080p which are full HD is popular as the quality is very good but they do tend not to have high lumens basically limited to 4000L so it may well be that it makes sense to go to the next resolution WUXGA which have more lumens.
Brightness which is measured as lumens is more important for a conference room projector than a standard projector because they will need to be bright. Nothing less than 4000L will do but again this is a specialised requirement and you should ask for help.We have found that the "5 Series" of Infocus offer probably the best value and other good conference room projector brands are Panasonic & NEC as they both have a large range to choose from. If you want the WUXGA resolution then Canon are the best choice but they a bit pricey for most budgets. At the bottom of each page there is a more detailed guide about what to look for on a projector.
We provide advice on the phone listening to your requirements we are able to help you get the right one as we have trained staff . We have a network of installers to cover your area. On higher end models we can arrange a loan or demo. We think most people should buy HD resolution , they are so affordable now and you wouldn't buy a 5 year old laptop so why buy SVGA which is over 20 years old. Yes XGA & WXGA are ideal for simple presentations and education use but we have all been use to decent home TV's or high resolution phones or tables so why put a huge image on the wall/screen which is inferior. There are some great brands out there BenQ, Infocus, Epson and less known ones like EIKI or Vivitek. Yes you can buy the wrong one, this is why we still offer advice rather than just an add to cart website. We have a price promise, we see the models, we often put one against another and see which one is best. We only buy UK stock,which has higher warranty standards to ensure you get real value for money. We don't sell the cheap brands as the lumens isn't verified. Look at our name it tells you that we are committed to this product and we have a great reputation in the market place for price and customer service. We supply the UK but also in Ireland, we offer a 1-3 day service to Ireland.
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