Find a Projector Projector Forums Login

Projectors


Top 10


Where To Buy

News & Articles

Expert Blogs

Resources

Community

ProjectorCentral.com

3M X21 Projector

XGA Portable Projector
Calculate Throw Distance

The 3M X21 Projector is a XGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,700 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. Weighing in at 4.9 lbs, this portable projector is bright and compact, perfect for business travelers, taking on a family vacation or just moving from room to room. This projector was first available for purchase in December 2010 and has been by 3M. The 3M X21 projector was manufactured by Hitachi as the CP-X2520. This projector was also marketed as the Dukane ImagePro 8789H.

 

3M X21 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$714
User Reviews
Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Released
December 2010
Warranty
3 Years
 
Switch to Metric
White Brightness
2,700 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
500:1
Display Type
0.63" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 525i, 525p, 576i, 625i, 1125i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
200W UHB bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours  / 4,000 hours
Lamp Model
78-6972-0024-0  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
3.5' - 29.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
30.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.50:1 - 1.80:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 11'-11" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.03" x 12.05" x 8.70"
Weight
4.9 lbs
Audible Noise
37 dB  / 30 dB
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
290 Watts 90V - 264V
Connection Panel
Audio Out: Mini Jack
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB
VGA In: Dsub-15pin x 2

Features
Blackboard Mode
Additional Features
In the classroom the X21 model offers White‚ Green and Blackboard modes. With built-in image templates the user can also project useful guides onto the screen for assisting annotation.
Optoma ZH403
1080P Conference Room Laser Projector
Optoma ZH403
1080P Conference Room Projector

Compare to the Competition

Similar Projectors

BenQ MX819ST*
  • Resolution: 1024x768 DLP
  • Brightness: 3000 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 4'-1"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
$776
Jul 2013 Model
BenQ DX808ST
  • Resolution: 1024x768 DLP
  • Brightness: 3000 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 4'-1"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
May 2019 Model
BenQ MX660*
  • Resolution: 1024x768 DLP
  • Brightness: 3200 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 10'-1" — 13'-2"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
$899
Aug 2010 Model
BenQ MX660P*
  • Resolution: 1024x768 DLP
  • Brightness: 3000 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 12'-5" — 13'-7"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
$749
Mar 2011 Model
Sony VPL-DX221*
  • Resolution: 1024x768 3LCD
  • Brightness: 2800 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 9'-10" — 11'-10"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
$462
Aug 2017 Model

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.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness: