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BenQ DX550 Projector

XGA Home Theater Projector
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The BenQ DX550 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 DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. Weighing in at 5.0 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 May 2002 and has been by BenQ.


BenQ DX550 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$1,695
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
May 2002
Warranty
3 Years
 
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Brightness
1,200 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
450:1
Display Type
0.70" DLP x 1
Video Modes
No
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
150W NSH bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours

Included Lens
1.3x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
3.3' - 32.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
23.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.64:1 - 2.19:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-11" and 14'-6" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
2.40" x 7.80" x 9.60"
Weight
5.0 lbs
Audible Noise
40 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
Power
250 Watts 110V - 220V
Features
TV Tuner

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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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