PB6240 DLP Projector Features 2,700 ANSI Lumens, 2000:1 Contrast Ratio and ?Application Modes? at Competitive Price Point
BenQ, a leading manufacturer of digital lifestyle devices, today announced that
it has begun shipping its new PB6240 digital projector, the brightest digital
projector available under a $2,000 price point. A new addition to BenQ's
award-winning Value Series line of digital projectors, the PB6240 features a
super-bright 2,700 ANSI lumens, a 2000:1 contrast ratio and native XGA (1024
x 768) resolution.
The PB6240 features BenQ's new Application Modes that enable consumers
to manually select between eight custom modes that switch the projector's
settings to fit varying presentation environments and maximize the performance
of the projector. The new Preset Modes include "Cinema Mode", which
optimizes projection settings to accommodate home theater applications, and "Economic
Mode", which adjusts power levels to help save lamp life.
In addition, the PB6240 is capable of natural-looking color reproduction in
the yellow spectrum, and is compatible with the most popular video signals,
including HDTV, NTSC and SECAM. The unit also features a VGA-out port for connecting
to a secondary display, as well as PC-RGB analog D-sub, DVI, S-Video, Composite
video and audio, and RS232 inputs.
The PB6240 digital projector offers the DLP-based chipset from Texas
Instruments and a 4:3/16:9 screen-selectable aspect ratio. The unit weighs
approximately 6 pounds, and the casing dimensions are 10.3"(wide) x 3.9"(height)
x 8.5&"(deep). The unit includes BNCx5, RCA (video), S-Video, and component
The PB6240 projector is available now for an estimated MSRP of $1,999. The
PB6240 can be purchased through authorized BenQ distribution channels.