Posted Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
The W1080ST is DLP powered and Nvidia 3DTV PC compatible.
The W1080ST comes packed with features at an accessible price. The projector boasts a 100 inch projection from as little as 6 feet distance from the screen or even a 65 inch projection at just over three fee. Powered by Texas Instruments' Dark Chip 3, the W1080ST includes BenQ's SmartEco technology among a set of features designed to conserve power and preserve the life of the projector's bulb.
The 3D support includes not only Blu-ray and broadcast standards, but also Nvidia 3DTV PC connectivity. The is 3D feature set follows BenQ's strategy of appealing to gamers.
From BenQ, "By combining so many advanced features at such an affordable price, BenQ is proving once again its consumer commitment, offering accessible yet high-performance products that customers can enjoy,” said Lars Yoder, BenQ America president. “With the W1080ST projector, users get amazing image quality, short-throw performance for placement flexibility in any environment, rich connectivity options, and our energy-saving SmartEco technology for only $1,299. No other projector delivers this level of innovation and flexibility at this price point."
Other specs touted by BenQ unsurprisingly include a 10,000:1 contrast ratio, a pair of built-in 10W speakers, and an "Eco Blank Mode" button, which can drop power consumption by 70% and is for use when say, pausing a move to make a sandwhich.
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