BenQ Launches New Micro-Portable Palm-Sized Digital Projector
P1 Palm Projector Weighs 1.7 lbs, Offers 300 ANSI Lumens, and is Ideal for Mobile Computing and Gaming Applications
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 9, 2005) — BenQ, a leading manufacturer of digital lifestyle devices, today announced the newest addition to the company’s line of award-winning digital projectors, the micro-portable P1 Palm Projector. About the size of the palm of your palm, and weighing only 1.7 pounds, the P1 Palm Projector offers extreme portability for gaming and mobile computer users to transport the unit hassle-free, without having to spend extra time packing up and disassembling a clunky, heavy projector.
The P1 Palm Projector contains a solid feature set that includes VGA native resolution, an ANSI brightness rating of 300 lumens, a 2000:1 contrast ratio, and a 40″ to 100″ throw distance. The projector is compatible with a variety of video system input/output configurations, including PC, Mac, NTSC, PAL, SECAM and HDTV (with optional cable).
“BenQ continues to demonstrate technological leadership by creating innovative projectors that set a new standard in size for micro-portable projectors,” said Jeff Chen, business division head of projectors for BenQ. “We realize the growing need for small, high-performance projector technology for the mobile professional and on-the-go computer user.”
7.7″ (w) x 2.6″ (h) x 4.7″ (d) unit dimensions
1.7 lbs weight
2000:1 contrast ratio
16:9 aspect ratio
VGA native resolution
300 ANSI lumens brightness
40″–100″ throw distance
Inputs: PC, Mac, NTSC, PAL, SECAM, HDTV (with optional cable)
The P1 Palm Projector will be available in Q4 2006 for an estimated MSRP of $399.
BenQ is an industry leader in networking lifestyle devices with an expertise that encompasses display, storage, imaging, wireless and broadband areas.
BenQ has manufacturing plants in Malaysia, Mexico, China and Taiwan. The company has more than 15,000 employees worldwide, supporting a strong global sales marketing and service network spanning Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Americas. BenQ has research and development facilities in Taiwan (Hsinchu Lab), China (Suzhou Software Development Center) and California, USA (Wireless Technology Center), and has more than 2,000 research and development employees in Suzhou, Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu and San Diego. BenQ has amassed 1,738 global patents. 2003 revenues exceeded US$3.6 billion dollars. For more information about BenQ, please visit our website at BenQ.com.
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