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BenQ W10000 1080p Home Theater Projector

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Performance
4.5
Features
Ease of Use
Value
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10000:1 Contrast Ratio
1200 Lumens
Street Price: n/a


[Update 1/29/07: The initial posting of this review indicated that the W10000 has a 1.35:1 power zoom and focus lens, when in fact the zoom range of the lens is 1.15:1. This means that the W10000 can produce a 100" diagonal 16:9 image from 13.1' to 15.1', not from 13' to 17.7' as originally indicated. This review has been updated with this data, and we apologize for the error. --bl]


BenQ has recently come to market with the W10000, a native 1080p darkchip3 DLP projector that delivers a beautiful, bright, high-contrast image. It has a moderate-throw 1.15:1 lens with generous lens shift. However, as of this writing, it requires some fine-tuning that only an ISF-certified calibrator can perform to reach its best possible performance. Once calibrated it delivers a rich, sharp HD picture with a tremendous amount of detail. Its performance with standard definition material is less impressive, but on par with some of the other 1080p models on the market.

Specifications

ANSI lumens: 1200

Contrast (full on/off): 10,000:1

Light Engine: 1920x1080, native 16:9, 1.0" single-chip DLP with an 8-segment, 5x rotation speed color wheel and a 250W lamp.

Video Compatibility: 1080p/60, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 576i, 480p, 480i. NTSC/PAL/SECAM.

Connection Panel: One HDMI, one YPbPr Component, one BNC component, one s-video, one composite, one 12V trigger, one RS232c port.

Lens and Throw Distance: 1.15:1 powered zoom/focus lens. Throws a 100" diagonal 16:9 image from 13.1' to 15.1'

Lamp Life: 2000 hours (3000 in eco-mode).

Warranty: Three years.

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Comments (2) Post a Comment
vivek Posted Aug 6, 2010 2:49 AM PST
please mail me the best price of this projector and where i can getthis i am in italy bo thank u
pete r Posted Aug 24, 2012 3:54 PM PST
where can i get the repair manual for this projector? projector

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