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Proxima M8 Projector

XGA Portable Projector
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The Proxima M8 Projector is a XGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. Weighing in at 3.9 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 September 2007 and has been by Proxima.


Proxima M8 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$1,499
Status
Discontinued
Released
September 2007
Warranty
2 Years
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Brightness
2,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
1,800:1
Display Type
0.60" DLP x 1
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 576i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours
Lamp Model
ask-sp-lamp-031 / SP-LAMP-031  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.4x manual zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.9' - 18.7'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 200.00"
Throw Ratio
1.41:1 - 1.97:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-2" and 12'-9" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
1.70" x 10.60" x 7.80"
Weight
3.9 lbs
Audible Noise
38 dB  / 34 dB
Power
260 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: RCA
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
Soft Carrying Case
Additional Features
Roughly 30% smaller than the standard "thin and light" notebook computer and at only 3.9 lbs the M8 is engineered to perform anywhere.
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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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