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

Display Technology: DLP


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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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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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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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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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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ViewSonic PJD7583w

ViewSonic PJD7583w

Features
Native Resolution: WXGA (1,280 x 800)
Brightness (Maximum): 3,000 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.5
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 30" to 300"
Projection Distance: 13" to 124"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.65")
Weight: 7.7 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 11.4" x 5" x 10"
Integrated Speakers: Single 10 watt speaker
AV Ports In: Two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, USB mini-B (display), 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: 210W
Max Lamp Life: 6,000 hours
Audible Noise: 32/27 dBA (normal/eco mode)
Security: Panel key lock

 

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Mitsubishi XD360U-EST

Mitsubishi XD360U-EST

Features
Native Resolution: XGA (1,024 x 768)
Brightness (Maximum): 2,500 lumens
Contrast Ratio: 3,000:1
Max Throw Ratio: 0.469
Image Size Range (Diagonal): 60" to 150"
Projection Distance: 22" to 56"
Display Technology: DLP (single chip, 0.55")
Weight: 9 lbs.
Dimensions (W x H x D): 12.8" x 4.4" x 10.2"
Integrated Speakers: Single 10 watt speaker
AV Ports In: HDMI, two RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin) ports, USB (display), 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), USB, RS-232
Max Lamp Life: 6,000 hours
Audible Noise: 28 dB (eco mode)

 

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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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