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Featuring a brightness of 2800 ANSI lumens, a high contrast ratio of 13000:1 and a SVGA resolution, the cost-effective and eco-friendly MS517 offers a stunning full-screen presentation with the finest details regardless of the ambient light level.
World-Leading SmartEco Technology for a Greener Environment
As the first DLP brand to incorporate Philips' ImageCare technology into its projector lamp system, BenQ has taken a further leap, developing its own SmartEco Technology to perfect what DLP can do for energy saving in the 21st century classroom. Built with this brand new invention, the MS517 brings together uncompromised brightness, exquisite picture quality and optimized lamp life through innovative features.
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 70%.
Full Power On
100% Lamp Power
Attention on the Projection
Eco Blank Mode On
30% Lamp Power
at the Lowest Attention on the Class
The SmartEco Mode, which cleverly adjusts the lamp power to maximize power saving by delivering the best contrast and brightness performance using only as much light as needed.
Normal Mode 296W Projector Power Consumption by AverageSmartEco Mode Enhanced Details in Darkened Scenes 163W Projector Power Consumption by Average
(Source: 2010 Philips white paper)
No Source Detected Mode
The automatic switch to Eco Blank Mode after the projector is turned on for over three minutes without a display source, eliminating unnecessary energy waste and prolonging the life of the projector lamp.
100% Lamp Power
No Source Detected
30% Lamp Power
0.5W in Standby Mode
When inactive, the MS517 keeps power consumption to a minimum with 0.5W standby power, achieving what was once a challenge for ealier projector models. This technological advancement in energy saving certainly helps extend the projector lamp life and lower energy costs.
Supports 3D Blu-ray via HDMI
Designed to maximize your audiovisual enjoyment, the MS517 brings to you unlimited 3D entertainment via HDMI. The 3D formats supported are 3D field-sequentials, 3D frame-packing, 3D top-and-bottom and 3D side-by-side.
Display subtitles in video content without the need for an external closed-captioning device with the MS517. It's perfect for viewing in educational settings such as language classes where a transcript of onscreen dialog is desirable.
User-Friendly I/O Port Design
To enable easy access for everyone, the I/O ports are clearly printed on the projector housing so users can find the port they need straight away. No squinting your eyes or bending over for a closer look.
The Instant Restart feature gives teachers a 90-second window period to turn the projector back on immediately when it has been switched off by accident – no waiting necessary.
Cooling time itself has been reduced by over 60%, saving your time and minimizing the risk of heat damage to sensitive internal components.
To make your teaching job easier, BenQ has added the teaching template function to the MS517. Now, with four different line pattern designs to choose from – Letter Formation, Musical Staff, Worksheet and Coordinate Chart, you can easily write or draw on whiteboards as well as blackboards without the need of drawing lines or charts.
ecoFACTS can tell you how eco-friendly BenQ products are!
Development of eco-friendly products, BenQ doesn't just want to comply with green regulations passively, but also to actively develop eco-friendly products!
ecoFACTS declares BenQ's greatest efforts on the replacement of hazardous substances, material selection, packaging design, energy-saving design and other aspects of the products.
Remote Control w/ Battery
Power Cord (by region)
User Manual CD
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card (by region)
VGA(D-sub 15pin) Cable
Spare Lamp Kit
Computer in (D-sub 15pin) x 2(Share with component)
Monitor out (D-sub 15pin) x 1
Composite Video in (RCA) x 1
S-Video in (Mini DIN 4pin) x 1
Audio in (Mini Jack) x 2
Audio out (Mini Jack) x 1
Speaker 2W x 1
USB (Type B) x1 (Download & page/down)
RS232 (DB-9pin) x 1
IR Receiver x1 (Front)