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BenQ MS527E Projector

SVGA Portable Projector
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From BenQ —   As the latest generation of BenQ's Colorific mainstream projectors, The MS527E, MX528E and MW529E deliver exciting new features and unrivaled value for money. Each projector sports two HDMI portals, an upper lamp door and Smart Eco Technology which reduces energy consumption and lowers total cost of ownership. The suite of projectors offers an outstanding 3300 colorific lumens of brightness and choice of SVGA, XGA, and WXGA resolution.

  • A choice of SVGA, XGA, or WXGA Resolution
  • 3300 Colorific lumens
  • Dual HDMI ports
  • 13,000: 1 contrast ratio
  • Up to 1.2:1 zoom ratio
  • +/- 40 degrees keystone correction
  • Lightweight (2.2kg) and easy to carry
  • Up to 10000 hours lamp life

BenQ MS527E Projector Specifications

July 2016
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3,300 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1200
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
210W P-VIP bulb
Lamp Life
4,000 hours  / 10,000 hours
Lamp Model
5J.JFR05.001  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.1x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
8.5' - 39.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
59.58" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.95:1 - 2.14:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 12'-12" and 14'-3" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.70" x 11.10" x 8.70"
4.9 lbs
Audible Noise
33 dB  / 31 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
250 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Audio In: Mini Jack
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Composite: RCA
HDMI 1.4a
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin
VGA Out: Dsub-15pin

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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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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