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

Throw Ratio: 0.21 to 0.4


BenQ MX990UST

BenQ MX880UST

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,500 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 3,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.3
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 60" to 300"
Projection Distance: 18" to 90" (estimated)
Display Technology: DLP (single chip)
Weight: 12.1 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 15.9" x 9" x 12.76"
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:
Light Source: 230W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 33/27 dB (normal/eco mode)

 

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Hitachi CP-A220N

Hitachi CP-A220N

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,200 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.3
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 53" to 86" (estimated)
Projection Distance: 15.9" to 26" (from mirror)
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, 0.63" polysilicon, active-matrix TFT
Weight: 8.6 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 13.6" x 3.3" 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, USB (display), stereo RCA audio jacks, stereo minijack. microphone jack (stereo minijack)
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo RCA audio ports
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), USB (one type B, one shared with display), RS-232
Light Source: 210W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 35/29 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot

 

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Panasonic PT-ST10U

Panasonic PT-ST10U

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,800 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 500:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.4 (estimated)
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 60" to 110" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 23" to 45"
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, 0.63", active-matrix
Weight: 6.8 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.9" x 5.3" x 12.9"
Integrated Speakers: Single 1 watt speaker
AV Ports In: Two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, two stereo minijacks
AV Ports Out: Stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), RS-232
Keystone Correction: ±10° vertical
Light Source: 220W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 29 dB (eco mode)
Security: Security anchor, password, control panel lock

 

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Hitachi CP-AW250N

Hitachi CP-AW250N

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,500 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.3
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 60" to 100" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 16.8" to 27.5"
Display Technology: LCD (three-panel, 0.59" polysilicon, active-matrix TFT
Weight: 8.6 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 13.6" x 3.4" 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, stereo RCA audio jacks, two stereo minijacks, microphone jack (stereo minijack)
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo RCA audio ports
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), two USB ports, RS-232
Light Source: 210W
Max Lamp Life: 5,000 hours
Audible Noise: 35/29 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot

 

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Dell S500

Dell S500 Ultra Short Throw Projector

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 3,200 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,300:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.3
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 77" to 100"
Projection Distance: 19" to 26"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip)
Weight: 15.6 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.9" x 7.5" x 16.6"
Integrated Speakers: 5 watt stereo
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, S-video, composite video, USB mini-B (display), stereo RCA audio jacks, stereo minijack, microphone port (minijack)
AV Ports Out: RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) port, stereo minijack
Networking, Control & Peripheral Ports: LAN (RJ-45), two USB (one type A, one type B), RS-232; optional: WiFi USB adapter
Keystone Correction: +40°/-35° vertical
Light Source: 280W
Max Lamp Life: 3,000 hours
Audible Noise: 31 dB (eco mode)

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NEC NP-U300X

NEC NP-U300X

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 3,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.377
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 63" to 85" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 19" to 26"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.55")
Weight: 14.3 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 16.8" x 7.9" 16"
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
Keystone Correction: ±15° vertical (auto and manual)
Optical Zoom: 1.1x
Light Source: 280W
Max Lamp Life: 3,000 hours
Audible Noise: 36/32 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot

http://www.necdisplay.com/p/multimedia-projectors/np-u300x


NEC NP-U310W

NEC NP-U310W

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 3,100 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.3
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 77" to 100" (screen size)
Projection Distance: 20" to 26"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.65")
Weight: 14.3 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 16.8" x 7.9" 16"
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
Keystone Correction: ±15° vertical (auto and manual)
Optical Zoom: 1.1x
Light Source: 280W
Max Lamp Life: 3,000 hours
Audible Noise: 36/32 dB (normal/eco mode)
Security: Integrated Kensington lock slot

 

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