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3M X40 Projector

XGA Home Theater Projector
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The 3M X40 Projector is a XGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,200 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 November 2003 and has been by 3M.

 

3M X40 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$2,735
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Status
Discontinued
Released
November 2003
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
1,200 ANSI Lumens / 1,000 Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
400:1
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
1080i, 720p, 525i, 525p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
150W UHB bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 4,000 hours
Lamp Model
EP7740LK  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Throw Distance
5.9' - 30.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
50.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.51:1 - 1.81:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 11'-11" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.00" x 11.40" x 8.30"
Weight
6.6 lbs
Audible Noise
39 dB  / 34 dB
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
240 Watts 90V - 264V
 

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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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