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From BenQ —   Enjoy full HD 1080p movies, TV shows, sporting events and action-packed video games on screens up to 180" diagonal with the BenQ HT3050 home theater projector. Featuring Rec. 709 cinematic color reproduction, the HT3050 elevates the home theater experience to a whole new level. With VGA, composite video, component video, and dual HDMI inputs, this projector can accept a wide range of video sources. One of its HDMI connections supports MHL, which allows you to mirror and charge compatible devices such as smartphones.

  • Rec. 709 color
  • 15,000:1 contrast for incredible detail, black blacks, and whites that are vibrant and clear
  • All-glass, cinema-grade lens with low dispersion coatings for sharper, crisper video with no chromatic aberration
  • Lens shift for maximum installation flexibility
  • Whisper-quiet operation allows viewers to hear the movie, not the projector
 

BenQ HT3050 Projector Specifications

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Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$799
User Reviews
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Status
Discontinued
Released
October 2015
Warranty
1 Year

 
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Brightness
2,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
15,000:1
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Wheel
6x speed
Color Processing
10-bit
Input Lag
50ms
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1200
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
240W Metal Halide bulb
Lamp Life
3,500 hours  / 6,000 hours
Lamp Model
5J.JEE05.001  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.3x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Vertical +10%
Throw Distance
4.4' - 19.6'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.39" - 234.66"
Throw Ratio
1.15:1 - 1.50:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 8'-4" and 10'-11" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
No
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
4.80" x 15.00" x 10.90"
Weight
8.1 lbs
Audible Noise
29 dB  / 27 dB
Internal Speakers
10.0 Watts × 2
Power
330 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
Audio In: Mini Jack
Audio In: RCA
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Component
Composite: RCA
HDMI
HDMI (MHL)
RS232: DB-9pin
USB x 2
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
Closed Captioning
Full HD 3D
Blackboard Mode
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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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