Sydney Australia, 18 June 2012
: Designed to offer stunning visual performance and color accuracy with an ultra-high 80,000:1 contrast ratio, BenQ’s mercury-free laser projectors utilize a laser light source rather than a traditional mercury lamp. The result is up to 20,000 hours of reliable brightness, complete elimination of lamp replacement costs, and a 90-percent reduction in light source power consumption. In addition, BenQ’s laser driven SmartEco Advanced™
technology optimizes the units’ light source systems to deliver exceptional brightness, longer life, and high-energy efficiency.
Said Chee F. Chung, BenQ Australia’s general manager, “The release of these two new laser projector models marks a new direction for BenQ as a brand globally. It’s BenQ’s aim to bring a higher level of freedom, productivity, simplicity and enjoyment into the classroom and office, and Laser Projection Technology achieves this at minimal cost to both the environment and the school and company’s budget,“ she said.
The LX60ST and LW61ST laser short-throw projectors feature instant on/off to save time on warm up and cool down, in addition to a manual brightness level adjustment to accommodate different classroom environments. To generate the best image contrast, the projectors’ “SmartEco Advanced” mode automatically determines the optimal brightness level based on the input source, while a “no source detected” mode automatically lowers brightness to 10 percent when no display has been detected for more than three minutes. With “eco blank” mode, users can blank out the LX60ST and LW61ST’s screens when not in use to redirect students’ focus, while lowering light source power consumption to only 10 percent.
The BenQ laser projectors offer 2,000 ANSI lumen brightness, XGA/WXGA resolution, and 0.6/0.49 short-throw projection. The units feature two 10W built-in speakers and microphone input, less than 0.5W standby power, a wireless display feature for iPhone®/iPad®, LAN display, USB display, and 360-degree tilted projection.
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About BenQ Corporation
BenQ Corporation, a leading provider of networked digital lifestyle devices, is a multi-faceted company with strengths in product design, visual technology and mobile technology. BenQ offers unrivalled breadth and depth of products and integrated technologies across platforms through the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” including digital projector, LCD monitors, laptop PCs, Netbooks, All-in-One PCs, LCD displays, digital cameras, storage devices, mobile phones, storage media and human interface devices such as mice and keyboards. 2008 revenues of BenQ Corporation exceeded US$1.54 billion.
About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is currently comprised of 12 companies that operate independently while sharing resources and leveraging synergies among them. The BenQ Group companies include BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world’s top 3 manufacturers of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, Daxon Technology Inc., Daxin Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Software Co., BenQ Hospital, Darwin Precisions, Ltd, Raydium Semiconductor Corporation, Cando Corporation and Wellypower Co., Ltd. 2008 revenues of BenQ Group exceeded US$19 billion dollars.