Product Focus: Short-throw Projectors for Under $1,500

Throw Ratio: 0.41 to 0.8


LG BX286 Short Throw Projector

LG BX286 Short Throw Projector

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,800 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,100:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.626
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 31.4" to 786.1"
Projection Distance: 19.6" to 492" (estimated)
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.55")
Weight: 6.83 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.1" x 3.9" x 8.8"
Integrated Speakers: Single 5 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, one RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, S-video, composite video, stereo minijack
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Light Source: 230W
Max Lamp Life: 4,000 hours
Audible Noise: 34/30 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot

 

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Dell S300w

Dell S300W Short Throw Projector

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,200 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,400:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.521
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 44.6" to 294"
Projection Distance: 19" to 132"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.65")
Weight: 6.8 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12" x 3.9" x 9.7"
Integrated Speakers: Single 8 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, stereo RCA audio jacks, two stereo minijacks, microphone port (minijack)
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: Wireless (802.11b/g), LAN (RJ-45), three USB (type A, type B, mini), RS-232
Keystone Correction: +40°/-35° vertical
Light Source: 190W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 33 dB

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ViewSonic PJD6381

ViewSonic PJD6381

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,500 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,400:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.68
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 30" to 300"
Projection Distance: 15.7" to 181"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.55")
Weight: 5.9 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 11" x 4.5" x 8.6"
Integrated Speakers: 5 watt stereo speakers
AV Ports In: Two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, two stereo minijacks
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±40° vertical
Light Source: 230W
Max Lamp Life: 6,000 hours
Audible Noise: 30/29 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated lock slot

 

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NEC NP-M300XS

NEC NP-M300XS

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 3,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.48
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 60" to 110" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 23" to 43"
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, 0.63")
Weight: 8.8 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 15.7" x 5.5" x 12.2"
Integrated Speakers: Single 10 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, stereo minijack
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), USB, RS-232, DDC/CI (via RGB port); optional: WiFi
Keystone Correction: ±20° vertical (auto and manual)
Optical Zoom: 1.2x
Light Source: 230W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 35/29 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot

 

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Optoma TX610ST

Optoma TX610ST

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 3,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 3,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.626
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 39.3" to 196.5"
Projection Distance: 20" to 98"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.55")
Weight: 6.9 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12" x 4.5" x 9.6"
Integrated Speakers: 5 watt stereo speakers
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, stereo RCA audio jacks, stereo minijack. microphone jack (minijack)
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), USB, RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±40° vertical
Light Source: 230W
Max Lamp Life: 4,000 hours
Audible Noise: 31/29 dB (bright/normal mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot, security bar, keypad lock

 

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Mitsubishi EW230U-ST

Mitsubishi EW230U-ST

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,400 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.5
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 50" to 300"
Projection Distance: 21" to 124"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.65")
Weight: 6.2 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 11.1" x 3.7" x 9.0"
Integrated Speakers: Single 2 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, composite video, stereo RCA audio jacks, stereo minijack
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Light Source: 185W
Max Lamp Life: 4,000 hours
Audible Noise: 34/29 dB (normal/eco mode)

 

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Dukane ImagePro 8111H

Dukane ImagePro 8111H

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 400:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.5
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 60" to 100" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 25" to 60"
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, 0.59" polysilicon, active-matrix TFT
Weight: 8.2 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 13.1" x 4.1" x 11.9"
Integrated Speakers: Single 10 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, two stereo minijacks, stereo RCA audio jacks
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo RCA audio ports out
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±5° vertical
Light Source: 180W
Max Lamp Life: 4,000 hours
Audible Noise: 37/29 dB (ultra quiet/whisper mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot, security bar

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BenQ MS612ST

BenQ MS612ST

Features
Native Resolution: SVGA (800 x 600)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,500 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 5,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.9
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 27" to 300"
Projection Distance: 24" to 270"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip)
Weight: 5.5 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.2" x 4.1" x 9.6" without lens
Integrated Speakers: 10 watt stereo
AV Ports In: HDMI, one RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, USB mini-B (display), S-video, composite video, stereo minijack, stereo RCA audio jacks
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: USB, RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±40° vertical
Optical Zoom: 1.2x
Light Source: 190W
Max Lamp Life: 6,000 hours
Audible Noise: 29/26 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Password

 

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