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The Optoma W501 Projector is a WXGA Large Venue Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 5,000 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. The unique projector lens has the ability to be shifted to allow greater flexibility in positioning the projector relative to the screen. This projector was first available for purchase in September 2013 and has been by Optoma.


Optoma W501 Projector Specifications


MSRP
n/a
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Status
Discontinued
Released
September 2013
Warranty
3 Years

 
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Brightness
5,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1280x800
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Contrast
15,000:1
Display Type
0.70" DLP x 1
Color Processing
10-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
310W UHP bulb
Lamp Life
2,500 hours  / 4,000 hours
Lamp Model
BL-FU310A  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.5x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Vertical +6.50%
Throw Distance
3.5' - 32.8'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
22.82" - 320.10"
Throw Ratio
1.45:1 - 2.17:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-3" and 15'-4" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
6.00" x 15.20" x 11.00"
Weight
9.9 lbs
Audible Noise
27 dB
Internal Speakers
15.0 Watts × 2
Power
355 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
Audio In: RCA x 2
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Composite: RCA
DVI Digital Input
HDMI 1.4
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB x 3
VGA In: Dsub-15pin x 2
VGA Out: Dsub-15pin

Features
Full HD 3D
Blackboard Mode
Laser Pointer
Additional Features
Outstanding features on this remarkable product include HDMI and DVI for digital connectivity, over-the-network presentation capability, wireless presentation capability via optional USB dongle, vertical lens shift and discrete audio inputs including microphone input for maximum installation convenience

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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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