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3M S15i Projector

SVGA Portable Projector
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The 3M S15i Projector is a SVGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 800x600 . 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 June 2006 and has been by 3M.


3M S15i Projector Specifications


MSRP
$999
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Status
Discontinued
Released
June 2006
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
1,500 ANSI Lumens / 1,200 Lumens
Resolution
800x600
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Contrast
300:1
Display Type
0.60" 3LCD Panels
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 525i, 525p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
165W UHB bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours
Lamp Model
LKS15i  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
Fixed focal length , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
7.6' - 38.1'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.91:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens 12'-8" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
2.90" x 11.20" x 7.90"
Weight
5.2 lbs
Audible Noise
38 dB  / 33 dB
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
240 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Features
Soft Carrying Case
Additional Features
Design and functionality pair up to create the ultimate in projection technology

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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.

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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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