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 Donates MX813ST Classroom Projector to Boost Interactive Learning for United Teachers of Dade

Posted by Bob Raymond on Mon, Jul 15, 2013

On 11 July, BenQ announced that the company donated a MX813ST short-throw projector to the United Teachers of Dade (UTD) in order to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of its teaching staff. As part of UTD's Professional Development, Best Practices for Interactive Whiteboard Program, a teacher will be using the projector to help transform classroom learning into a more interactive experience.

Topics: classroom projector, DLP Projector, short throw projector, BenQ America, BenQ projectors

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

M7 Series High Brightness Projectors for Classrooms

Posted by Wes Stalcup on Fri, Apr 26, 2013

BenQ's M7 Projector Series Brings High Brightness and High Performance to Classrooms and Large Venues

Recently, BenQ America Corp. announced its new M7 Series of high-brightness, high-performance projectors. Designed for education and other large-venue settings, the product line comprised of the MX720, MW721, MX722, MX766, and MW767 (pictured below) features up to 4,200 ANSI lumens of brightness, contrast ratios extending to 13,000:1, and power-saving technology to cut energy consumption by up to 70 percent. Additionally, the projectors feature LAN control for easy maintenance, complete multimedia connectivity options, and thoughtful innovations in higher models, such as USB camera integration and remote desktop capabilities to facilitate classroom management, wireless display for cable-free connections, and projection templates to make presentations easier.

Built for classrooms, conference rooms, auditoriums, and other large venues, the M7 Series provides more light output than previous projector lines. With 3,500 (MX720 and MW721), 4,000 (MX722 and MX766), and 4,200 (MW767) ANSI lumens of light, the projectors offer astounding brightness within any ambient light setting. The projectors feature XGA (MX720, MX722, and MX766) and wider WXGA (MW721 and MW767) native resolutions for sharp images, built-in 10W or 20W speakers for added convenience, and a six-segment color wheel to cast lifelike images onto the screen.

Topics: classroom projector, DLP Projector, BenQ America, high brightness 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 Projectors Bring Life to Interactive Feature at New Perot Museum

Posted by Wes Stalcup on Tue, Dec 18, 2012

BenQ Projectors Bring Life to Interactive Sports Hall Running Wall at New Perot Museum of Nature and Science. 

Topics: DLP Projector, short throw projector, digital projector, perot musuem, mw860usti

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

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