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

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 5-series DLP Projectors Save you Money by Saving Energy

Posted by Wes Stalcup on Mon, Oct 08, 2012

BenQ's new 5-series DLP projectors - the MS517, MX518 and MW519  support several energy savings advancements. These save you money by reducing energy consuption and extending lamp life at the same time.  BenQ is the first DLP® brand to incorporate Philips’ ImageCare technology into its projector lamp system. Industry leading 6500 hour lamp life is a result of the extra steps BenQ has taken in developing its own energy saving technology.  We've set out to perfect what DLP technology can do to help save energy and costs in the 21st century classroom, conference room or right in your own home.

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Topics: green projectors, value projectors, WXGA projectors, DLP Projector, energy saving projectors, XGA projectors, SVGA projectors

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