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BenQ Adds New PB2240 DLP Projector to its Micro Series Line
of High-Performance Digital Projectors

BenQ’s PB2240 is Ideal for Mobile Professionals and Presentations
in Small Business Environments

ATLANTA, GA (June 9, 2004) - BenQ today introduced the newest addition to its Micro Series line of digital projectors with the PB2240. With a number of key features and functions, this lightweight digital projector makes an ideal personal presentation solution for mobile professionals or those that typically conduct presentations in a small office/home office environment.

BenQ's PB2240 DLPÔ-based digital projector features a native resolution of 1024 x 768, an ANSI brightness rating of 2000 lumens and a 2000:1 contrast ratio. It is compatible with a number of video system input/output configurations, including NTSC, PAL, SECAM, EDTV and HDTV (1080i, 720p, 576p, 480p and RGBHV). Weighing in at only 4.18 pounds, the PB2240 delivers amazing display power in a small, lightweight "personalized" projector casing.

"The BenQ 2240 is the perfect complement to our Micro Series line of personal digital projectors," said Stephanie Wang, product manager of Digital Media at BenQ. "The PB2240 has a rich feature set that is ideal for those who need a versatile, streamlined projector for presentations in small business environments. With its small size and lightweight casing, the PB2240 is perfect for mobile business professionals and audio-video enthusiasts."

Technical Specifications:
Display Technology DLP by Texas Instruments
Panel 0.7 DDR DMD
Uniformity 85%
Throw Ratio 60 inches at 6.6 feet
Dimensions 9.37"(w) x 2.36"(h) x 7"(d)
Weight 4.18 pounds

The PB2240 will be available in August 2004 for an estimated MSRP of $2,395.

About BenQ
BenQ is an industry leader in networking lifestyle devices with an expertise that encompasses display, storage, imaging, wireless and broadband areas. BenQ has manufacturing plants in Malaysia, Mexico, China and Taiwan. The company has more than 14,000 employees worldwide, supporting a strong global sales marketing and service network spanning Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas. BenQ has research and development facilities in Taiwan, China and the U.S., and has more than 2,000 research and development employees. BenQ has amassed 1,389 global patents. For more information, visit BenQ.com.