BENQ A VIDEOPROJECTOR WITH SHORT THROW LENS, BUT HIGH BRIGHTNESS IT IS BENQ W1080ST
The W1080ST is a projector that can display Full HD 1080p image over 1.60 m diagonal with only 1 m back. And in addition, it is compatible 3D ISF certified, light and capable of operating 6000 hours.
For those seeking a Full HD projector economic bright and capable of providing the Big Picture with hindsight, BenQ offers W1080ST. A new multimedia projector will soon land in Europe at BenQ, the W1080ST. The latter intends to give to users the ability to project images of large diagonals with minimal recoil. In fact, the manufacturer announces an image diagonal of 1.66 m with only 1 m back! For the rest, it is a small projector mono DLP Full HD 1080p, with a 1.2x manual zoom. Lamp with a power of 240 W, it appears – at least on paper – a brightness of 2000 ANSI lumens. The contrast ratio of 10 000:1 announced. It should not be a problem especially for gaming or watching a movie in a bright room. Only small inconvenience due to this high brightness, operating noise up to 33 dB in the Standard mode. That’s a lot! In contrast, the level of autonomy, BenQ promises 3500 operating hours in standard mode and 6,000 hours in outright Mode Eco Smart. A damn good point.
3D compatibility and ISF certification With BENQ W1080ST
Another good point, the presence of a vertical adjustment device (only) of the projection system (lens shift) and 3D compatibility (Nvidia 3D Vision Ready). The device also includes a speaker 10 W. Several preset picture modes and calibration tools certified ISF (Imaging Science Foundation) are available, which is the guarantee of a large number of setting options and their effectiveness. Brilliant Color technology, intended display over one billion colors, is also part. Note, secondly, that looks good connections provided: two HDMI inputs, VGA input, input audio / video inputs, one RS232 port (to integrate the device into a home automation system), a USB port and 12V trigger to turn on another device at the same time as a amp or a projection screen. In the end, this is a versatile to combine both a video game console as a media player or a Blu-ray. Marketing should take place in early 2013 at a price of turning around 1300 U.S. dollars.
BENQ W1070ST The same, but with a different objective
BENQ W1070ST Also note that almost identical model will also be marketed shortly: the BENQ W1070ST. This is the same apparatus, same frame, same features, but with a longer lens to project an image of 1 m diagonal distance of 1 m and a 1.3x zoom. For the rest, it will be the same. Except the price close to $ 1,000.