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IBM ThinkVision E500 Projector

SVGA Portable Projector

Highlights

The IBM ThinkVision E500 Projector is a SVGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 1,600 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 800x600 . The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. This projector was first available for purchase in July 2005 and has been by IBM.


IBM ThinkVision E500 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$999
Status
Discontinued
Released
July 2005
Warranty
3 Years
User Reviews
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Brightness
1,600 ANSI Lumens / 1,100 Lumens
Resolution
800x600
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (SVGA)
Contrast
2,000:1
Display Type
0.55" DLP x 1
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1024x768

Lamp Type
200W P-VIP bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours
Lamp Model
73P4954  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.9' - 14.4'
Image Size
43.30" - 127.20"
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
3.82" x 8.07" x 11.02"
Weight
5.4 lbs
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
300 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
Intuitive keypads, menus (on-screen display) and color-coded connectors helps you get started fast and ready to present on time. Available in USA, Canada and Mexico only.

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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.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness:

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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