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Dell 1209S Projector

SVGA Portable Projector
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From Dell —   The Dell 1209S Multimedia Projector is efficient and compact, with all the features you need to make top-notch presentations at work or in the classroom. The 1209S has it all, from stunningly professional picture quality with the built in DLP and BrilliantColor Technology, to powerful bulb brightness for lights-on display functionality.

  • Top of the range technology to give you the best picture quality
  • High contrast ratio to maintain a sharp image
  • Built in 8W speaker to enhance your audio/visual experience
  • Can be used in virtually any lighting conditions
  • Brilliant Color delivers amazing colours to enhance presentations
  • Fantastic value and support service with trusted and reliable technology partner
  • Credit card sized infra-red remote
  • Rear-adjustable feet to allow projection on uneven surfaces

Dell 1209S Projector Specifications

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2,500 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
200W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours  / 4,000 hours
Lamp Model
311-8943  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.1x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
3.3' - 39.4'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
22.89" - 302.80"
Throw Ratio
1.95:1 - 2.15:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 13'-0" and 14'-4" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.17" x 7.96" x 11.68"
5.0 lbs
Audible Noise
34 dB  / 31 dB
Internal Speakers
8.0 Watts Mono
256 Watts 90V - 264V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

Additional Features
Kensington lock


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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