BenQ 5-Series DLP Projectors - 3D and Advanced Settings

Posted by Wes Stalcup on Wed, Oct 10, 2012

BenQ 5-Series Projectors - Serious 3D Features, Breakthrough Price

The new BenQ 5-series projectors offer 3-D at a new level.  Given the pricing (3 models, starting at $349 USD), it's a breakthrough for 3D functionality. Built right into the projector is the HDMI 1.4 interface. It's available on the MS517 (SVGA), the MX518 (XGA), and the MW519 (WXGA). The HDMI 1.4 interface allows you to enjoy razor sharp 3-D content from Blu-ray players, PCs and gaming consoles.

The MW519 also supports the nVidia® 3DTV Play™.  So, if you've got a PC or notebook equipped with the Nvidia 3D Vision, just connect it to your new projector and you're ready to go. (check with nVidia for their system requirements here: http://www.nvidia.com/object/3d-vision-main.html)

What exactly is nVidia 3DTV Play?

It allows you to connect your nVidia GeForce GPU-powered PC or Notebook to a supporting projector for HD/3D content.  Play 3D games, view 3D photo’s, watch Youtube 3D, and more.  If you don’t already know what types of content are becoming available, you can get a flavor of at http://www.3DVisionlive.com.

You may be wondering, with all the different source options and 3D capability, are these DLP projectors hard to setup? Nope. They're pretty easy to setup – simpy connect your cables and use on-screen menu’s accessible from the projector or remote and choose your input.  

What if you are true video fan - a real aficionado; can you control and tune the projector to get it just the way you like it?  In short: yes.  

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Projectors Ready Out-of-the-box, Serious Image Setup Features for Pro Users

Topics: 3DTV Play, value projectors, WXGA projectors, DLP Projector, business projecter, XGA projectors, SVGA projectors, digital projector

BenQ’s Next-Generation DLP Projectors Now Available to Order

Posted by Wes Stalcup on Thu, Oct 04, 2012

BenQ America Corp. has announced that three next-generation DLP® projectors, part of the 5-series projectors, the: MS517, MX518, and MW519 SmartEco™ projectors are now available for ordering in the United States.  These new DLP Projectors are targeted for small- to medium-sized spaces. The new models, with their sleek new styling and black piano finish are great looking in more ways than one.  They feature increased brightness of 2800 ANSI lumens, an improved contrast ratio of 13000:1, and SVGA (MS517), XGA (MX518), and WXGA (MW519) resolutions. So, the new projectors deliver stunning image quality, - plus full support for 3D Blu-ray via HDMI and nVidia® 3DTV Play™ (MW519) making them suitable for education, corporate, and home entertainment applications.

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Topics: green projectors, 3DTV Play, classroom projector, DLP Projector, energy saving projectors, business projecter

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