Printed from http://www.electronista.com

ViewSonic ships $499 budget DLP projector

updated 11:20 am EDT, Wed April 16, 2008

ViewSonic PJ513DB DLP

ViewSonic addressed a price-conscious audience on Wednesday and shipped the PJ513DB, its latest DLP front projector. The all-black unit is a rare nod to improving the base quality for budget projectors and uses more recent Texas Instruments hardware to generate 2,200 lumens of brightness and a 2,000:1 contrast ratio. Both are vivid enough to be used clearly in ambient light, the company argues. Although capped at an 800x600 native resolution, the new projector can recognize larger resolutions through VGA and accepts 720p or 1080i widescreen video through relevant adapters, such as a bundled component adapter or third-party DVI attachments.

The display maker also supplies several preset color modes for different environments, a quiet and long-lasting mode that keeps the lamp usable for up to 3,000 hours, and a semi-portable design that weighs 5.7 pounds. ViewSonic claims the PJ513DB is already available now for $499.





By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. thesearcher

    Dedicated MacNNer

    Joined: Mar 2002

    0

    720p

    Don't make it 720p native or anything.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Thecus N2310 NAS

For every computer user, there comes a point of critical mass in data storage. When it hits, external hard drives, USB sticks and DVD ...

iRig Pads

When it comes to mobile music products, IK Multimedia has positioned itself as one of the top suppliers. Right from the early days of ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News