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BenQ SP840 Projector

1080P Conference Room Projector
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The BenQ SP840 Projector is a 1080P Conference Room Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 4,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1920x1080 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. This projector was first available for purchase in May 2010 and has been by BenQ.


BenQ SP840 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$2,999
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Status
Discontinued
Released
May 2010
Warranty
3 Years
 
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Brightness
4,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Contrast
3,000:1
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Processing
10-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/25, 1080p/30, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1200

Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.2' - 28.9'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
30.00" - 250.00"
Throw Ratio
1.59:1 - 1.91:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 11'-7" and 13'-10" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.70" x 12.80" x 10.00"
Weight
7.5 lbs
Audible Noise
39 dB  / 3 dB
Internal Speakers
Mono
Power
430 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
Component: RCA
Composite: RCA
HDMI 1.3 x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
Closed Captioning
Blackboard Mode
Soft Carrying Case
Crestron RoomView™
Additional Features
Warranty in USA is 3 years. Warranty may vary in other countries.

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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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