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Boxlight BEACON Projector

SVGA Portable Projector
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The Boxlight BEACON Projector is a SVGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,200 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 800x600 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. This projector was first available for purchase in January 2006 and has been by Boxlight.


Boxlight BEACON Projector Specifications


MSRP
$995
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Status
Discontinued
Released
January 2006
Warranty
3 Years
 
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White Brightness
2,200 ANSI Lumens / 1,900 Lumens
Resolution
800x600
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Contrast
500:1
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
180W NSH bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
5.0' - 39.0'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
43.00" - 405.00"
Throw Ratio
1.44:1 - 1.73:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-8" and 11'-7" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
12.20" x 3.80" x 10.60"
Weight
6.0 lbs
Audible Noise
33 dB  / 30 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
Power
250 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
The BEACON automatically optimizes brightness & image by detecting ambient light within your classroom, boardroom or conference room.

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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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