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The BenQ MW526A Projector is a WXGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 3,300 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x800 , and is 3D capable. The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. Weighing in at 4.2 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 January 2016 and has been by BenQ.

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BenQ MW526A Projector Specifications


MSRP
$749
Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2016
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Brightness
3,300 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x800
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Contrast
13,000:1
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
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
190W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
4,500 hours  / 10,000 hours
Lamp Model
5J.J9R05.001  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.1x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
7.2' - 32.9'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
59.93" - 300.18"
Throw Ratio
1.55:1 - 1.70:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-11" and 12'-0" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.70" x 11.14" x 8.70"
Weight
4.2 lbs
Audible Noise
33 dB  / 28 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
Power
270 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Audio In: Mini Jack
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Composite: RCA
HDMI
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB
VGA In: Dsub-15pin x 2
VGA Out: 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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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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