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

Brightness (Lumens): 2,500 or less


BenQ MX810ST

BenQ MX810ST

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 4,600:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.61
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 41” to 300”
Projection Distance: 25" to 183" (estimated)
Display Technology: DLP (single chip)
Weight: 7.5 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 11.4" x 5" x 9.9"
Integrated Speakers: 10 watt stereo
AV Ports In: Two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, USB mini-B (display), 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), USB, RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±30° vertical manual, plus auto keystone
Light Source: 210W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 32/27 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Password

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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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Mitsubishi XD221U-ST(D)

Mitsubishi XD221U-ST(D)

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,500:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.7
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 40" to 300"
Projection Distance: 22" to 167"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.55")
Weight: 7 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.6" x 4.1" x 9.3"
Integrated Speakers: Single 10 watt speaker
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: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Light Source: 180W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 29/26 dB (normal/eco mode)

 

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Hitachi CP-DW10N

Hitachi CP-DW10N

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): 50" to 86" (estimated)
Projection Distance: 25" to 43"
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: Two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, stereo RCA audio jacks, two stereo minijacks
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo RCA audio ports
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 (normal/eco mode)

 

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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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Epson PowerLite 410W

Epson PowerLite 410W Multimedia Projector

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 500:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.48
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 50" to 116"
Projection Distance: 24" to 236" (estimated)
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, polysilicon, active-matrix TFT
Weight: 7.9 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.9" x 3.7" x 10.2"
Integrated Speakers: Single 10 watt speaker
AV Ports In: Two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, stereo RCA audio jacks, two stereo minijacks
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±15° vertical
Light Source: 170W
Max Lamp Life: 4,000 hours
Audible Noise: 35/28 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot, security bar, password

 

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NEC NP-510WS

NEC NP-510WS

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,100 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 600:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.74
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 57" to 104" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 35" to 68"
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, 0.59")
Weight: 7.3 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.1" x 5.4" x 11.9"
Integrated Speakers: Single 7 watt speaker
AV Ports In: RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, DVI-I, 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
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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