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3M MP8730 Projector

XGA Conference Room Projector

Highlights

The 3M MP8730 Projector is a XGA Conference Room Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 550 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. This projector was first available for purchase in January 2000 and has been by 3M. The 3M MP8730 projector was manufactured by Hitachi as the CP-X950W. This projector was also marketed as the Liesegang dv 300, and the ViewSonic PJ1000.


3M MP8730 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$7,395
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2000
Warranty
2 Years
 
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White Brightness
550 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Display Type
1.30" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
No
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
260W Metal Halide bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours

Included Lens
Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
2.4' - 56.7'
Digital Keystone
No

Projector Size
6.10" x 15.90" x 12.10"
Weight
18.6 lbs
Audible Noise
43.5 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts × 2
Power
370 Watts 100V - 240V

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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness:

BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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