Short-throw Projection; MEMC Frame Interpolation; ISFccc® Certified; DarkChip3™;
Two Built-in 10W Speakers; SRS WOW HD™; 1.6x Big Zoom; Vertical Lens Shift
Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 18, 2013 – BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations and global DLP® projector leader, is proud to announce the newest innovation for Full HD 1080p 3D home entertainment projectors: the W1500. Equipped with world-leading 5Ghz Wireless Full HD, the new projector brings a new level of cable-free convenience to home entertainment, enabling wireless 2D and 3D HD video and audio streaming from a diverse range of multimedia sources with HDMI interface, from your notebook computers to Blu-ray DVD players, gaming consoles and smart devices. Together with short-throw projection capability, two built-in 10W speakers, 1.6x big zoom and vertical lens shift, the W1500 makes the perfect coffee table projector for friends and family gathering fun of all kinds in any living room. Easy to set up, low maintenance and visually stunning, the W1500 is the answer to uncompromised home entertainment at a lower total of ownership cost.
No Cable Hassles. No Installation Cost. A Perfect Fit.
Designed to eliminate set-up hassles and unnecessary installation costs, the W1500 is built with 5Ghz Wireless Full HD interface for uncompressed video streaming from any HDMI output device within a maximum range of 20 meters, built-in 10W speakers with SRS WOW HD™ for a dynamic 3D audio experience and short-throw capabilities that gives you an 84” big screen at 2 meters to free you from space constraints and to deliver a better motion-sensing gaming experience. To set up, simply place the W1500 on your living room coffee table and adjust the projected image effortlessly with the vertical lens shift and 1.6x big zoom.
Visually Stunning in 2D and 3D
Enjoy Full HD 1080p 2D and 3D entertainment with the utmost color precision. Built to match one of the highest HD video standards seen in professional-grade home projectors today, the W1500 delivers colors so real that it reflects what the human eye perceives with a native Rec. 709 color gamut and is ISFccc®-certified for professional calibration customization services. The projector also features Texas Instruments' advanced DarkChip3™ DLP® Technology for higher brightness and deeper black levels so that a smooth, film-like picture is what you’ll get. For an ultra-smooth and lifelike motion picture, there’s the MEMC frame interpolation technology to eliminate distracting judders and blurred shadows.
When it comes to 3D entertainment, the W1500 supports popular 3D timing and HDMI 1.4a mandatory 3D, allowing you to watch 3D contents directly from Blu-ray player or satellite, as well as play 3D games with the PS3. It is also NVIDIA 3DTV-supported to display 3D contents in PC powered by an NVIDIA chip, such as games, apps, videos, photos, 3DVisionLive.com and Blu-ray 3D. What is more, with the W1500 you will never run out of 3D contents to enjoy – just turn your favorite 2D content into 3D using the 2D-to-3D conversion feature! Last but not least, the new 3D glasses are fit-enhanced for the most comfortable viewing experience.
"We believe there should be a home entertainment projector for every home and to have that vision come true, we have worked hard to tackle some of the fundamental challenges of purchasing, owning and enjoying a projector," said Peter Chen, General Manager of BenQ’s Technology Product Center. "The W1500 is our latest example of how we’ve overcome installation and maintenance hassles while delivering top-notch Full HD 1080p image quality not only in 2D but also in 3D, and all at an affordable price. We are extremely excited to announce this launch and hope that in the future, more can enjoy big-screen entertainment in the comfort of their home."
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