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From BenQ —   Experience the thrill of a professional digital cinema right in your own home with the BenQ HT8050. Designed with the true Audio visual connoisseur in mind, the projector leverages cutting edge technology to deliver truly breath taking image quality. The 4K Ultra high definition resolution reduces blur to display crisply defined details and is complemented by THX certified color quality. These features are complemented by Rec. 709 color accuracy, precise gamma and super high native contrast ratio which ensure the HT8050 recreates every detail just as the director intended.

  • 4k UHD resolution delivers exceptional image quality
  • THX cinematic color enables the projector to reproduce the exact color palette used by Hollywood studios to master movies and TV programs
  • Vertical and horizontal lens shift offers the ultimate installation flexibility
  • Whisper quiet design maximizes your viewing enjoyment
  • Digital Light processing (DLP) delivers Colorific color performance
  • Compatible with 2.35:1 Anamorphic Lens
  • Comprehensive interface includes HDMI x3, LAN & RS232

BenQ HT8050 Projector Specifications

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2,200 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (4K HD)
Dynamic Iris
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Wheel
6x speed
Color Processing
Input Lag
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/25, 1080p/30, 1080p/50, 2160p/24, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 4096x2160

Lamp Type
240W Metal Halide bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours  / 6,000 hours

Included Lens
1.5x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-27% & Vertical +/-65%
Throw Distance
11.8' - 20.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
80.03" - 202.47"
Throw Ratio
1.36:1 - 2.03:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-11" and 14'-9" from the screen.
Digital Keystone

Projector Size
8.85" x 18.53" x 22.23"
32.6 lbs
Audible Noise
26 dB  / 23 dB
Internal Speakers
353 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger x 2
HDMI 1.4a
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Anamorphic Ready
THX Certified
Anamorphic 4k

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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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