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ViewSonic LS850WU Projector

WUXGA Conference Room Projector
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From ViewSonic — Delivering 5,000 lumens of advanced high brightness, 300,000:1 contrast ratio, and up to 20,000 hours of light source life, this projector is ideal for auditoriums, lecture halls, houses of worship, and more. Thanks to SuperColor technology, content is brought to life with captivating color, crisp graphics, and stunning videos no matter the environment. Thanks to the built-in HDBT receiver, the projector is capable of receiving uncompressed HD video and audio from over 200 feet away via network cable. Moreover, 360-degree tilt angle projection, portrait mode, and 24/7 operation allow for extreme mounting flexibility.

  • Bright Images in Large Spaces
  • Long-Lasting Laser Phosphor Light Source
  • One-Wire HDBT Input
  • 360-Degree Orientation
  • Portrait Mode Projection
  • 3,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
 

ViewSonic LS850WU Projector Specifications


Street Price
$2,799
MSRP
$2,992
Best Used For
Status
Shipping
Released
November 2019
Warranty
3 Years
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Brightness
5,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1920x1200
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WUXGA)
Display Type
DLP x 1
Color Processing
10-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/50, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1920x1200
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
Laser Phosphor
Lamp Life
20,000 hours

Included Lens
1.6x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-23% & Vertical +/-50%
Throw Distance
4.6' - 28.9'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
29.86" - 300.19"
Throw Ratio
1.36:1 - 2.18:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 9'-7" and 15'-5" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
5.70" x 15.90" x 12.00"
Weight
14.1 lbs
Internal Speakers
10.0 Watts × 2
Power
460 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
12-Volt Trigger
Audio In: Mini Jack
Audio In: RCA
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Composite: RCA
HDBaseT: RJ-45
HDMI 1.4 x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB x 2
VGA In: Dsub-15pin
VGA Out: Dsub-15pin

Features
Operate 24/7
Full HD 3D
Geometric Correction
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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