New M5 Series Projectors are Brighter with Longer Lamp Life

Posted by Bob Raymond on Thu, Oct 31, 2013

New Projectors Offer Ultra-Bright 3000 ANSI Lumens, New Presenter Tools, and
Up to 10,000 Hours of Lamp Life

We introduced our revamped line of M5 series projectors on October 31st this year. Comprised of the MS504, MS521, MX505, MX522, and MW523, the projectors specifically designed for small to medium-sized spaces, now bring an ultra-bright 3,000 ANSI lumens of brightness, Colorific™ image quality, and an astounding 10,000 hours of maximum lamp life for home, business, and education settings. The projector family's newest products also feature both Blu-ray and stereoscopic 3D support in addition to a wide range of new presenter tools.

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Topics: green projectors, classroom projector, DLP Projector, energy saving projectors, business projecter, high brightness projectors, BenQ projectors, digital projector

BenQ MX661 Projector Simplifies Wireless Presentations for BYOD Applications

Posted by Bob Raymond on Wed, Aug 14, 2013

Now Shipping, Corporate Projector Introduces Latest QPresenter App for Handheld Device Sharing

BenQ America Corp. announced on 23 June 2013 the availability of its new MX661 projector. Designed for corporate applications, the device features 3,000 lumens of brightness, a 13000:1 contrast ratio, and energy-saving technology to lower the projector's total cost of ownership (TCO). Delivering an amazing one billion stunning colors, the MX661 offers Colorific™ image quality for accurate, crisp, and long-lasting color. With the MX661, BenQ is also introducing its latest version of QPresenter — the wireless software app that lets presenters and participants share files directly from their handheld devices.

To balance superior image quality with today's Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) requirements, BenQ's MX661 uses XGA native resolution to bring more picture details to the screen. When paired with the QPresenter app, up to four participants can collaborate and share documents, photos, and Internet content directly from their tablets to the boardroom's projection display. Users can also collaborate on Office and iWork® documents, capture live photos, as well as upload and download files directly from iTunes®, Dropbox, or their email accounts.

Topics: classroom projector, DLP Projector, business projecter, BenQ America, BenQ projectors, XGA projectors, digital projector

BenQ Unveils Brilliant Display Products at InfoComm 2013

Posted by Bob Raymond on Tue, Jun 25, 2013

Company Expands Leadership with New Digital Signage and Interactive Touch Displays, High Brightness Projectors, Classroom IQ Solutions, and Enhancements to World-Leading SmartEco™ Technology

 

Topics: classroom projector, DLP Projector, energy saving projectors, business projecter, short throw projector, BenQ America, 1080P projectors, high brightness projectors, BenQ projectors, infocomm

M6 Series Entry Level DLP Projectors from BenQ

Posted by Wes Stalcup on Thu, May 02, 2013

BenQ Combines Performance and Affordability in 'M6 Series' Projectors Release

New Entry-Level Projector Line Brings 13000:1 Contrast Ratios, Up to 3,500 ANSI Lumens of Brightness, and SmartEco™ Technology to the Business, Education, and Home Space

BenQ recently introduce a new group of M6 Series of advanced business, education and home projectors. The product line comprised of the MS616ST (pictured), MX618ST, MX662, and MW663 models feature superior contrast ratios of 13000:1, up to 3,500 ANSI lumens of brightness, and BenQ's world-leading SmartEco™ technology to cut energy consumption by up to 70 percent. In addition to high-performance features, the projectors include wireless connectivity options, mobile device integration when paired with BenQ's Qpresenter app for the iPhone® and iPad®, hassle-free maintenance and security, and short-throw capabilities (MS616ST & MX618ST) to provide flexible setups in any setting.

Designed for corporate, classroom, and personal spaces, the MS616ST and MX618ST short-throw projectors combine installation flexibility with multimedia performance to bring quality video to rooms of all sizes. With SVGA (MS616ST) and XGA (MX618ST) native resolutions, 10W speaker sound, and wireless connectivity for "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) scenarios, the projectors are the simplest way to create immersive content with full-out A/V control. For more brightness in classroom and boardroom settings, the MX662 provides 3,500 ANSI lumens of light while the MW663 shines at 3,000 ANSI lumens with widescreen WXGA native resolution for larger-frame projections.

"With our latest M6 Series projectors, BenQ is giving customers affordable options without compromising on features and performance," said Lars Yoder, President at BenQ America Corp. "No other family of projectors combines the picture performance of a six-segment color wheel, presenter tools like wireless display, and the power-saving capabilities of BenQ's SmartEco technology. These projectors will open up new possibilities for exciting, cost-effective content displays in any of today's home, education, or business settings."

Topics: DLP Projector, energy saving projectors, business projecter, BenQ projectors, XGA projectors, SVGA projectors, M6-series value projectors

New SH940 HD Projector from BenQ offers High Brightness & 1080P

Posted by Wes Stalcup on Mon, Mar 04, 2013

Topics: large venue projector, SH940, DLP Projector, business projecter, 1080P projectors

BenQ America previews CES 2013

Posted by Wes Stalcup on Wed, Dec 19, 2012

BenQ Brings Leadership and Innovation to 2013 International CES

Topics: led lighting, benq gaming monitor, DLP Projector, business projecter, short throw projector

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.  

Get 5-series Info (PDF)

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.

Get 5-series Info (PDF)

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

BenQ DLP Projector Selection Guide - May 2012

Posted by Wes Stalcup on Mon, May 21, 2012

Periodically we publish what's known as projector selection guide for all the major markets which we build projectors.  It's a quick snapshot of the current models by the category where that model delivers excellent results or is optomized with features demanded by the users in the space.

Topics: selection guide, classroom projector, DLP Projector, energy saving projectors, business projecter, short throw projector, digital projector

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