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A+K AstroBeam 530 Projector

SVGA Conference Room Projector
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The A+K AstroBeam 530 Projector is a SVGA Conference Room Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 800x600 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. This projector is not being produced by A+K any longer and has been . The A+K AstroBeam 530 projector was manufactured by Davis as the DL450. This projector was also marketed as the Toshiba TDP-490, ViewSonic PJL830, Dream Vision DL500, Megapower Ultrabeam ML-501, and the Kodak DP850.


A+K AstroBeam 530 Projector Specifications

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500 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Processing
Video Modes
Data Modes
MAX 1024x768

Lamp Type
120W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours

Included Lens
1.5x Powered zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
5.7' - 16.4'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
41.00" - 180.00"
Throw Ratio
1.35:1 - 2.02:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-2" and 13'-8" from the screen.
Digital Keystone

Projector Size
5.11" x 8.85" x 13.18"
9.9 lbs
Internal Speakers
10.0 Watts Mono
200 Watts 100V - 250V

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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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