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Optoma ML500 Projector

WXGA Pocket Projector
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The Optoma ML500 Projector is a WXGA Pocket Projector. This LED projector is capable of displaying 500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x800 , and is 3D capable. The internal DLP technology touts higher contrast, less visible pixels and more portability. Weighing in at 2.5 lbs, this portable projector is bright and compact, perfect for business travelers, taking on a family vacation or just moving from room to room. This projector was first available for purchase in August 2011 and has been by Optoma.

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Optoma ML500 Projector Specifications

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Performance
4
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
$1,199
Status
Discontinued
Released
August 2011
Warranty
1 Year
User Reviews
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Brightness
500 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x800
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Contrast
3,000:1
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
Yes
Data Modes
MAX 1280x800
3D Modes
PC 3D Ready

Lamp Type
LED
Lamp Life
20,000 hours

Included Lens
Fixed focal length , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
1.7' - 17.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
17.18" - 179.92"
Throw Ratio
1.40:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens 9'-11" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
1.70" x 8.70" x 6.70"
Weight
2.5 lbs
Audible Noise
36 dB
Internal Speakers
2.0 Watts Mono
Power
120 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: RCA
HDMI
MemoryCard
S-Video
USB x 2
VGA In: Dsub-15pin

Features
PC 3D Ready
Memory Card Reader
Soft Carrying Case
Additional Features
2GB On-board memory microSD slot supports up to 32GB SDHC.

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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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