A projector is a digital product used to project an image onto a flat surface. Analog projectors work by forcing light through a small image or film, then through a glass or plastic lens which displays and amplifies a larger picture onto a screen or wall. Most modern projectors work with LED lights rather than film, and digitally amplify an image or video.

Projectors are commonly found in movie theaters, group environments like offices and schools, and now often incorporated into home entertainment setups. As technology improves, projectors are also being utilized to place images onto 3D surfaces; a practice known as 3D mapping.

How does a projector work?

A projector is a device that projects an image or video onto a surface, commonly a projection screen. Typically, projectors create the projection by shinning a light through a transparent lens. Newer projectors are able to project an image directly through the use of lasers.

What is a short throw projector?

A short throw projector is a projector is able to display larger images from shorter distances. Short throw projectors can project a 100-inch (254 cm) image at about a distance of 4.5 feet (1.4 m). The advantages they offer are that it is harder for the audience to cast a shadow on the screen and the projector doesn’t lose brightness or crispness.

How do you choose a projector?

When choosing a projector consider the following factors: screen size, distance between the projector and the screen (throw distance), and the ambient light in the room in which the projector will be used. There are also various types of projectors available such as pocket projectors, multimedia projectors, short throw projectors, home theater projectors, fixed-installation and large-venue projectors.

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4.8” | 122 mm
14.9” | 381 mm
10.9” | 277 mm
7.27 lb | 3.3 kg
2016
BenQ HT2050
12.200
38.100
27.700
3.300
2016.00
1200
3D
BenQ HT2050
4.8” | 122 mm
14.9” | 381 mm
10.9” | 277 mm
7.27 lb | 3.3 kg
2016
BenQ HT2150ST
12.200
38.100
27.700
3.300
2016.00
1800
3D
BenQ HT2150ST
5.31” | 135 mm
13.9” | 353 mm
10.71” | 272 mm
9.2 lb | 4.2 kg
2018
BenQ HT2550
13.500
35.300
27.200
4.200
2018.00
2000
3D
BenQ HT2550
4.8” | 122 mm
14.9” | 381 mm
10.9” | 277 mm
7.93 lb | 3.6 kg
2015
BenQ HT3050
12.200
38.100
27.700
3.600
2015.00
1000
3D
BenQ HT3050
5” | 127 mm
15” | 380 mm
10.35” | 263 mm
9.2 lb | 4.2 kg
2019
BenQ HT3550
12.700
38.000
26.300
4.200
2019.00
7900
3D
BenQ HT3550
6.61” | 168 mm
19.37” | 492 mm
13.74” | 349 mm
14.3 lb | 6.5 kg
2019
BenQ HT5550
16.800
49.200
34.900
6.500
2019.00
2200
3D
BenQ HT5550
8.86” | 225 mm
18.54” | 471 mm
22.25” | 565 mm
32.6 lb | 14.8 kg
2017
BenQ HT8050
22.500
47.100
56.500
14.800
2017.00
350
3D
BenQ HT8050
8.86” | 225 mm
18.54” | 471 mm
22.25” | 565 mm
40.1 lb | 18.2 kg
2017
BenQ HT9050
22.500
47.100
56.500
18.200
2017.00
300
3D
BenQ HT9050
7.24” | 184 mm
21.18” | 538 mm
15.8” | 401 mm
30.4 lb | 13.8 kg
2018
BenQ LH770
18.400
53.800
40.100
13.800
2018.00
40
3D
BenQ LH770
8.3” | 211 mm
19.7” | 500 mm
23” | 583 mm
61.7 lb | 28 kg
2016
BenQ LU9715
21.100
50.000
58.300
28.000
2016.00
40
3D
BenQ LU9715
3.9” | 99 mm
13.09” | 332 mm
9.5” | 241 mm
5.33 lb | 2.42 kg
2017
BenQ MH530FHD
9.900
33.200
24.100
2.420
2017.00
1300
3D
BenQ MH530FHD
4.65” | 118 mm
16.18” | 411 mm
10.55” | 268 mm
10.8 lb | 4.9 kg
2017
BenQ MH760
11.800
41.100
26.800
4.900
2017.00
250
3D
BenQ MH760
3.7” | 95 mm
11.14” | 283 mm
8.7” | 222 mm
4.18 lb | 1.9 kg
2017
BenQ MW526AE
9.500
28.300
22.200
1.900
2017.00
350
3D
BenQ MW526AE
9.3” | 236 mm
13.3” | 338 mm
12.7” | 323 mm
13.6 lb | 6.2 kg
2014
BenQ MW843UST
23.600
33.800
32.300
6.200
2014.00
30
3D
BenQ MW843UST
9” | 230 mm
20” | 510 mm
21” | 533 mm
46.2 lb | 21 kg
2014
BenQ PU9730
23.000
51.000
533.000
21.000
2014.00
50
3D
BenQ PU9730
4.72” | 120 mm
11.65” | 296 mm
8.82” | 224 mm
5.95 lb | 2.7 kg
2017
BenQ TH671ST
12.000
29.600
22.400
2.700
2017.00
1300
3D
BenQ TH671ST
5.31” | 135 mm
13.9” | 353 mm
10.71” | 272 mm
9.2 lb | 4.2 kg
2018
BenQ TK800
13.500
35.300
27.200
4.200
2018.00
3100
3D
BenQ TK800
5.31” | 135 mm
13.9” | 353 mm
10.71” | 272 mm
9.2 lb | 4.2 kg
2019
BenQ TK800M
13.500
35.300
27.200
4.200
2019.00
400
3D
BenQ TK800M
BenQ PU9730 (2014)

The BenQ PU9730 is specially designed for large venue use such as places of worship, auditorium, or museums. The projector features a dual lamp system for optimal brightness and uninterrupted presentations, an interchangeable color wheel to enhance color details, and an integrated filtration system for protecting the sealed DLP engines. The multiple lenses also allow for diverse applications and the several ports for connectivity across various formats.

The BenQ PU9730 has a height of 9” (230 mm), width of 20” (510 mm), depth of 21” (533 mm), and weighs 46.2 lb (21 kg). The BenQ PU9730 projects a diagonal image size between 80”-500” (203-1270 cm) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px and a brightness of 7000 ANSI Lumens.

Dimensioned drawings of the BenQ PU9730 with height, width, and depth labeled in elevation and plan
The BenQ PU9730 is specially designed for large venue use such as places of worship, auditorium, or museums. The projector features a dual lamp system for optimal brightness and uninterrupted presentations, an interchangeable color wheel to enhance color details, and an integrated filtration system.

The BenQ PU9730 has a height of 9” (230 mm), width of 20” (510 mm), depth of 21” (533 mm), and weighs 46.2 lb (21 kg). The BenQ PU9730 projects a diagonal image size between 80”-500” (203-1270 cm) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px and a brightness of 7000 ANSI Lumens.

Dimensioned drawings of the BenQ PU9730 with height, width, and depth labeled in elevation and plan
BenQ PU9730 (2014)
Height:
9” | 230 mm
Width:
20” | 510 mm
Length:
Depth:
21” | 533 mm
Projection Image Size
80”-500” | 203-1270 cm
Resolution
1920 x 1080 px
Weight:
46.2 lb | 21 kg
Area:

Throw Ratio: .75-8.26

Brightness: 7000 ANSI Lumens

Type: Large Venue

Designer
BenQ
Release
2014

Drawings include:
BenQ PU9730 front elevation, plan, side, side (ceiling), front (ceiling)

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BenQ LH770 (2018)

The BenQ LH770 injects life into corporate meetings because of its ability to deliver the best quality images by combining the 1080p high resolution with BlueCore laser technology. Apart from that, its features include a near 100% 'Rec.709' color coverage, certified IP5X dust proof mechanism that helps reduce maintenance costs and guarantees top image quality, high precision lens, and a LAN control system that makes the devices more user-friendly for IT managers.

The BenQ LH770 has a height of 7.24” (184 mm), width of 21.18” (538 mm), depth of 15.8” (401 mm), and weighs 30.4 lb (13.8 kg). The BenQ LH770 projects a diagonal image size between 50”-300” (127-762 cm) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px and a brightness of 5000 ANSI Lumens.

Set of dimensioned drawings of the BenQ LH770 measured with height, width, and depth
The BenQ LH770 injects life into corporate meetings because of its ability to deliver the best quality images by combining the 1080p high resolution with BlueCore laser technology. Apart from that, its features include a near 100% 'Rec.709' color coverage, dust proof mechanism and is user-friendly.

The BenQ LH770 has a height of 7.24” (184 mm), width of 21.18” (538 mm), depth of 15.8” (401 mm), and weighs 30.4 lb (13.8 kg). The BenQ LH770 projects a diagonal image size between 50”-300” (127-762 cm) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px and a brightness of 5000 ANSI Lumens.

Set of dimensioned drawings of the BenQ LH770 measured with height, width, and depth
BenQ LH770 (2018)
Height:
7.24” | 184 mm
Width:
21.18” | 538 mm
Length:
Depth:
15.8” | 401 mm
Projection Image Size
50”-300” | 127-762 cm
Resolution
1920 x 1080 px
Weight:
30.4 lb | 13.8 kg
Area:

Throw Ratio: 1.38-2.13

Brightness: 5000 ANSI Lumens

Type: Conference Room

Designer
BenQ
Release
2018

Drawings include:
BenQ LH770 front elevation, plan, side, side (ceiling), front (ceiling)

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BenQ HT2050 (2016)

The BenQ HT2050 is a cinema master with great tech enhancement that would bring the ultimate entertainment to any living room. The projector provides users unmatched but spectacular Full HD image performance, a cinematic color technology that enhances images and brings out the accurate colors and images besides providing big-screen thrills even in minimum space.

The BenQ HT2050 has a height of 4.8” (122 mm), width of 14.9” (381 mm), depth of 10.9” (277 mm), and weighs 7.27 lb (3.3 kg). The BenQ HT2050 projects a diagonal image size between 180” (457 cm) max with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px and a brightness of 2200 ANSI Lumens.

Collection of drawings of the BenQ HT2050 with height, width, and depth dimensions
The BenQ HT2050 is a cinema master with great tech enhancement that would bring the ultimate entertainment to any living room. The projector provides users unmatched but spectacular Full HD image performance, a cinematic color technology that enhances images and brings out accurate colors.

The BenQ HT2050 has a height of 4.8” (122 mm), width of 14.9” (381 mm), depth of 10.9” (277 mm), and weighs 7.27 lb (3.3 kg). The BenQ HT2050 projects a diagonal image size between 180” (457 cm) max with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px and a brightness of 2200 ANSI Lumens.

Collection of drawings of the BenQ HT2050 with height, width, and depth dimensions
BenQ HT2050 (2016)
Height:
4.8” | 122 mm
Width:
14.9” | 381 mm
Length:
Depth:
10.9” | 277 mm
Projection Image Size
180” | 457 cm (Max)
Resolution
1920 x 1080 px
Weight:
7.27 lb | 3.3 kg
Area:

Throw Ratio: 1.15-1.5

Brightness: 2200 ANSI Lumens

Type: Home Cinema

Designer
BenQ
Release
2016

Drawings include:
BenQ HT2050 front elevation, plan, side, side (ceiling), front (ceiling)

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BenQ TH671ST (2017)

The BenQ TH671ST is a short throw home entertainment projector ideal for video gaming or big-screen entertainment. It features the BenQ LumiExpert technology that promotes comfortable viewing in any light settings, DLP technology for brilliant image quality and low input lag encouraging smoother gaming. Also, the projector is compatible with Google Chromecast, Apple Tv, Nintendo Switch, and Sony Playstations enabling you to watch and play the content you like.

The BenQ TH671ST has a height of 4.72” (120 mm), width of 11.65” (296 mm), depth of 8.82” (224 mm), and weighs 5.95 lb (2.7 kg). The BenQ TH671ST projects a diagonal image size between 30”-300” (76-762 cm) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px and a brightness of 3000 ANSI Lumens.

Collection of drawings of the BenQ TH671ST with height, width, and depth dimensions
The BenQ TH671ST is a short throw home entertainment projector ideal for video gaming or big-screen entertainment. It features the BenQ LumiExpert technology that promotes comfortable viewing in any light settings, DLP technology for brilliant quality and low input lag encouraging smoother gaming.

The BenQ TH671ST has a height of 4.72” (120 mm), width of 11.65” (296 mm), depth of 8.82” (224 mm), and weighs 5.95 lb (2.7 kg). The BenQ TH671ST projects a diagonal image size between 30”-300” (76-762 cm) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 px and a brightness of 3000 ANSI Lumens.

Collection of drawings of the BenQ TH671ST with height, width, and depth dimensions
BenQ TH671ST (2017)
Height:
4.72” | 120 mm
Width:
11.65” | 296 mm
Length:
Depth:
8.82” | 224 mm
Projection Image Size
30”-300” | 76-762 cm
Resolution
1920 x 1080 px
Weight:
5.95 lb | 2.7 kg
Area:

Throw Ratio: .69-.83

Brightness: 3000 ANSI Lumens

Type: Entertainment

Designer
BenQ
Release
2017

Drawings include:
BenQ TH671ST front elevation, plan, side, side (ceiling), front (ceiling)

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BenQ HT5550 (2019)

The BenQ HT5550 boasts to be an ultra HD marvel with a 4K resolution that shows pictures with precision. The projector offers a super-fast response time because of its single-chip DLP and its ability to exploit the DCI-P3 color spectrum to allow you easily beam images onto a screen. The projector offers a 2D lens shift, making it fit any room by offering a dynamic range of projections. Besides, its dustproof matte-black design inhibits dust from gathering on the projector and also prevents light leakages.

The BenQ HT5550 has a height of 6.61” (168 mm), width of 19.37” (492 mm), depth of 13.74” (349 mm), and weighs 14.3 lb (6.5 kg). The BenQ HT5550 projects a diagonal image size between 300” (762 cm) max with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 px (4K UHD) and a brightness of 1800 ANSI Lumens.

Dimensioned drawings of the BenQ HT5550 with height, width, and depth labeled in elevation and plan
The BenQ HT5550 boasts to be an ultra HD marvel with a 4K resolution that shows pictures with precision. The projector offers a super-fast response time because of its single-chip DLP and its ability to exploit the DCI-P3 color spectrum to allow you easily beam images onto a screen.

The BenQ HT5550 has a height of 6.61” (168 mm), width of 19.37” (492 mm), depth of 13.74” (349 mm), and weighs 14.3 lb (6.5 kg). The BenQ HT5550 projects a diagonal image size between 300” (762 cm) max with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 px (4K UHD) and a brightness of 1800 ANSI Lumens.

Dimensioned drawings of the BenQ HT5550 with height, width, and depth labeled in elevation and plan
BenQ HT5550 (2019)
Height:
6.61” | 168 mm
Width:
19.37” | 492 mm
Length:
Depth:
13.74” | 349 mm
Projection Image Size
300” | 762 cm (Max)
Resolution
3840 x 2160 px (4K UHD)
Weight:
14.3 lb | 6.5 kg
Area:

Throw Ratio: 1.36-2.18

Brightness: 1800 ANSI Lumens

Type: Home Theater

Designer
BenQ
Release
2019

Drawings include:
BenQ HT5550 front elevation, plan, side, side (ceiling), front (ceiling)

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