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BenQ MS500 Projector

SVGA Conference Room Projector
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From BenQ —   The best value choice for small-medium space. The MS500 makes the perfect projector choice for your everyday life - in business, education, even at home. Featuring an impressive brightness of 2500 ANSI lumens, a high contrast ratio of 4000:1 and a SVGA resolution, the MS500 offers a stunning full-screen presentation with the finest details regardless of the low ambient light level.

  • Long Lamp Life at up to 6000 hours
  • Reliable Picture Quality with True-to-Life Color Performance
  • Filter-Free Design
  • 2500 ANSI Lumens
  • Sharpen up with high contrast ratios

BenQ MS500 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$539
Status
Discontinued
Released
May 2011
Warranty
1 Year
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Brightness
2,500 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
800x600
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Contrast
4,000:1
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Processing
10-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200
3D Modes
PC 3D Ready

Lamp Type
220W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
4,500 hours  / 6,000 hours
Lamp Model
5J.J5205.001  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.1x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.1' - 37.1'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
30.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.86:1 - 2.04:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 12'-5" and 13'-7" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.94" x 11.30" x 9.13"
Weight
5.5 lbs
Audible Noise
33 dB  / 27 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
Power
270 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: RCA
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB
VGA In: Dsub-15pin x 2

Features
PC 3D Ready
Closed Captioning
Additional Features
Warranty length varies by country.
 

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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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