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BenQ PE5120 Projector

WVGA Home Theater Projector
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The BenQ PE5120 Projector is a WVGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,100 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 854x480 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. This projector was first available for purchase in November 2004 and has been by BenQ.

 

BenQ PE5120 Projector Specifications

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Performance
3.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$1,299
User Reviews
(36) Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Released
November 2004
Warranty
3 Years
 
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Brightness
1,100 ANSI Lumens / 880 Lumens
Resolution
854x480
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (WVGA)
Contrast
2,000:1
Display Type
0.50" DLP x 1
Color Wheel
5 segments
Color Wheel
2x speed
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
200W P-VIP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours
Lamp Model
L1755A  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.22x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
5.0' - 32.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
38.14" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.51:1 - 1.81:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-11" and 13'-1" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
No
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.90" x 10.30" x 8.50"
Weight
6.4 lbs
Audible Noise
29 dB  / 26 dB
Internal Speakers
No
Power
285 Watts 100V - 240V
Features
Picture-in-Picture
Additional Features
8 sets of Preset 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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