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BenQ MW817ST WXGA 3000 Lumens DLP Projector

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You Pay: $499.00
Product Highlights
  • Native WXGA (1280 x 800) DLP Projector
  • 3000 ANSI Lumens, 13000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 50-300" Screen Size
  • 0.49 (87"@0.91m) Throw Ratio
  • LAN Control with Crestron and PJ-Link
  • NTSC, PAL, SECAM Compatible
  • 6500 Hour Lamp Life in Eco Mode
  • HDMI, LAN, USB D-Sub Terminals
  • Integrated 10W Speaker
  • 1080i/p, 720p, 576i/p, 480i/p HDTV Ready

The MW817ST WXGA 3000 Lumens DLP Projector by BenQ delivers sharp images thanks to a 13000:1 contrast ratio, 3000 lumens of brightness and 13.07 billion colors. The native WXGA (12800 x 800) resolution can project on screen sizes from 30-300" and has a 0.49 ultra short-throw ratio. It also has a native 16:10 aspect ratio.

There is a variety of energy saving modes featured with this projector. Eco Blank Mode blanks the projection screen when the projector is not in use by automatically dimming the lamp power. This can reduce the total power consumption by almost 70%. In Smart Eco Mode, the projector boosts contrast and ratio for high visibility without burning the fan out. In normal mode, the screen can use up to 296W of power, but in Smart Eco mode, the projector only uses 163W of power. Also, when there's no source detected for over three minutes, the projector goes directly into Eco Blank mode to save energy.

For IT Administrators, there's LAN control with PJ-Link (a commonly used protocol to operate, maintain and control multiple projectors from a centralized workstation) and Crestron, another commonly used interface. The projector has numerous inputs and outputs to deliver more flexibility when connecting your projector to sound systems, monitors and even other PCs. VGA in and out, HDMI, Component, S-Video and composite video are all options - there's even USB, LAN and RS232 connectors.

With a 10W internal mono speaker and RCA inputs for external sound systems, the projector can be heard in small rooms or broadcast through an auditorium with optional audio equipment. The low noise (36dBA in normal mode) ensures that the projector won't interrupt important lectures in the classroom.

Eco Blank Mode
The Eco Blank mode allows teachers to blank the projection screen whenever they need to direct their students' focus back on them - or simply when the projector is not in use. When activated, this special feature dims the lamp power automatically, lowering the total power consumption by up to 70%.
SmartEco Mode
The SmartEco Mode adjusts the lamp power and maximizes power-saving. It delivers the best contrast and brightness performance using only as much light as needed.
No Source Detected Mode
The projector automatically switches to Eco Blank Mode after the projector is on for over three minutes without a display source, eliminating unnecessary energy waste and prolonging the life of the projector lamp.
Long Lamp Life at up to 6,500 hours
Enjoy a lamp life performance of up to 6500 hours in SmartEco mode. This lowers the number of lamp changes and keeps all maintenance to a minimum. Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental conditions and usage
LAN Control with Crestron and PJ-Link
LAN Control is designed to help IT managers perform day-to-day projector maintenance and repair tasks efficiently and effectively - offering them full access and control over every projector directly from their workstations. The MW817ST offers seamless support for the Crestron and PJ-Link LAN Control system.
Image Display
Display System Not Specified By Manufacturer
Native Resolution WXGA - 1280 x 800
Supported Resolutions VGA - 640 x 480
UXGA - 1600 x 1200
Format NTSC
HDTV Compatibility 480i
Pixels Not Specified By Manufacturer
Brightness 3000 Lumens
Uniformity Not Specified By Manufacturer
Aspect Ratio Native: 16:10
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
3D Yes
Color Range 13 Billion
Scan Horizontal: 31 - 102 kHz
Vertical: 23 - 120 Hz
Lens F 2.6 (f = 6.9 mm)
Lens Shift Not Specified By Manufacturer
Zoom Not Specified By Manufacturer
Throw Distance Not Specified By Manufacturer
Throw Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Projection Size 30 - 300" / 762.00 - 7620.00 mm 
Keystone Correction Digital: Yes, Vertical: ± 30°
Picture-in-Picture None
Ceiling Mountable Yes
Rear Screen Projection Yes
Projection Tilt Option Not Specified By Manufacturer
Built-in Speaker Yes, 10W (Mono)
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs/Outputs 1x RS-232C Remote
1x Ethernet LAN
1x USB 2.0 Type-B Female
1x HDMI Audio/Video
1x 15-pin VGA Video (Output)
2x 15-pin VGA Video (Input)
1x S-Video Video (Input)
1x RCA Stereo (L/R) Audio (Input)
2x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini Audio
1x RCA Composite Video (Input)
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mini Audio (Output)
Lamp (Bulb) Not Specified By Manufacturer
Watts 210W
Life Normal Mode: 4000 Hours
Eco Mode: 5000 Hours
smartEco Mode: 6500 Hours
Fan Noise Normal Mode: 36 dB
Eco Mode: 29 dB
Maximum Pixel Clock Not Specified By Manufacturer
Remote Control Yes
Security Not Specified By Manufacturer
Power Requirements 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption Normal Mode: 275W
Standby Mode: <1W
Altitude 0 - 9842' (0 - 3000 m)
Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 10 - 90%
Dimensions (WxHxD) 11.3 x 4.5 x 9.1" / 28.7 x 11.4 x 23.1 cm
Weight 6.21 lb / 2.82 kg
BenQ MW817ST WXGA 3000 Lumens DLP Projector
  • Remote Control
  • Power Cord
  • VGA Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • User Manual CD
  • 3 - Year Parts & Labor / 1-Year or 2000 Hours of Lamp Life
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