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ViewSonic LS820 Projector

1080P Ultra Short Throw (UST) Projector
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From ViewSonic — Delivering incredible color accuracy and stunning, razor-sharp images, the ViewSonic LS820 laser projector is the ideal ultra-short throw projector for the high-end home theater. With a 0.23 ultra-short throw ratio, this projector can be placed on your home entertainment stand, just inches away from a wall or screen, and project an immersive 100" image. And with stunning 1080p resolution, and color accuracy, this projector delivers an amazing cinema-like experience.

  • Long-lasting laser phosphor light source
  • Full HD 1080p resolution
  • Large images in small spaces
  • Ultra-high contrast ratio
  • 30% wider color range than LS810 and LS830
  • 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio

ViewSonic LS820 Projector Specifications

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Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

Street Price
$2,399
MSRP
$2,885
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Status
Shipping
Released
September 2016
Warranty
3 Years

 
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Brightness
3,500 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1080
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Dynamic Contrast
100,000:1
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Wheel
6 segments
Color Processing
10-bit
Input Lag
50ms
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1080
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
Laser Phosphor
Lamp Life
15,000 hours  / 20,000 hours

Included Lens
Fixed focal length , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
1.2' - 2.6'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
70.31" - 149.99"
Throw Ratio
0.23:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens 1'-8" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
6.50" x 20.00" x 15.43"
Weight
22.1 lbs
Internal Speakers
10.0 Watts × 2
Power
450 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
Audio In: Mini Jack
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Component: RCA
Composite: RCA
HDMI (MHL)
HDMI 1.4
Network: RJ-45
S-Video
USB x 3
VGA In: Dsub-15pin x 2
VGA Out: Dsub-15pin

Features
Short-Throw
Closed Captioning
Full HD 3D
Geometric Correction
Blackboard Mode
Laser Pointer
 


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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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