BenQ MX880UST DLP Ultra-Short Throw Projector - A Comparison
27 June 2011
Conclusion: The BenQ MP780 ST ticked all the boxes one would list when looking at the necessary features of an interactive short throw projector. It's bright, quiet and has plenty of power in its built-in sound system. It has every type of input you could want and can has network control and presentation capability. It provides a sharp, colorful image with any resolution and the interactive pen adds another level of control and fun to any presentation. Picture quality and color...
Pros: Very good brightness, even in Eco mode, Sharp image with native resolution or higher and good uniformity across the screen, Interactive pen works well at or away from the screen, Lamp accessible even when ceiling mounted, Instant shutdown feature, No dust filter to keep clean, Lightweight – 8.38 lbs., Very good audio output capability with built-in 10W ea. speakers, Very good networking control abilities with QPresenter and Crestron’s RoomView software, including emai...
Cons: Takes time to set up due to the short throw and no zooming capability, Image can only be adjusted in User modes, Interactive pen drawing limited to files opened in QDraw software
Excerpt: BenQ says its MX880UST provides ‘Disruption-free learning for small to medium-sized classrooms'. The projector offers short throw projection capabilities and so offers benefits in terms of allowing you to place the projector closer to the projection surface (thus saving space). As a result the projector's lamp won't blind the presenter, while he's making his presentation either.