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Mitsubishi XD500U Projector

XGA Conference Room Projector
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From Mitsubishi —   Formerly available only in high-end projectors, the XD500U XGA projector features BrilliantColor technology, incorporating the latest TI DDP2230 chip set, as well as a six segment colour wheel and optimised colour coding algorithms for better, more accurate colour reproduction. With its 2200 ANSI lumens brightness and a 2000:1 contrast ratio, the XD500U is ideal for use as a classroom or conference room projector, or in other spaces with lots of ambient light.

  • 2600 ANSI lumens of outstanding brightness
  • 2000:1 rich contrast ratio
  • Super low noise operation at 26dBA (low mode/XD500U)
  • Center lens design for easy symmetrical installation
  • Splash screen and wall screen support
  • Discreet audio and video inputs for computers and video sources
  • Long-life lamp of 4000 hours (low mode)
  • Top-access lamp cover for easy lamp replacement
  • Filter-free design
  • Enhanced security features with reinforced anchor bars and password protection
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Mitsubishi XD500U Projector Specifications

March 2008
3 Years
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2,200 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Display Type
0.55" DLP x 1
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 576i, 576p, 625i, 625p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
200W Metal Halide bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours
Lamp Model
VLT-XD500LP  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.22x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Throw Distance
5.6' - 29.5'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
39.50" - 250.00"
Throw Ratio
1.78:1 - 2.18:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 11'-9" and 14'-4" from the screen.
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Projector Size
4.00" x 13.10" x 9.80"
6.5 lbs
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
100V - 240V
Connection Panel
RS232: DB-9pin

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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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