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BenQ MW526AE WXGA Eco-Friendly Portable Projector

M5 Series

SKU-MW526AE-001 New

Model Highlights

Tailor-made for simple, reliable performance in meeting rooms day in and day out, BenQ MW526AE combines bright big-picture quality, intuitive hassle-free operation, and convenient digital connectivity with environmentally conscious power savings and budget-friendly low total cost of ownership.




KEY FEATURES


  • Native WXGA Resolution

  • 3,300 ANSI Lumens; 15,000:1 Native Contrast Ratio

  • Eco-Friendly Low Total Cost of Ownership

  • Simple Setup, Intuitive Operation, and Hassle-Free Maintenance

  • Dual HDMI inputs for multiplatform digital connectivity

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Reg Price $389.00

$369.00

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Smart Design for Daily Presentations

Tailor-made for simple, reliable performance in meeting rooms day in and day out, the BenQ MW526AE combines big and bright picture quality, intuitive hassle-free operation, and convenient digital connectivy with environmentally conscious power savings and budget-friendly low total cost of ownership.

 

BenQ MW526AE Designed for Presentations

 

 

A Bright Idea for Busy Meeting Rooms

 

Outstanding High Brightness for Clear Presentations in Bright Environments

3,300 lumens of high brightness provide comfortable lights-on presentations in well-lit meeting rooms to promote discussion, collaboration, and note-taking. The high luminance boosts picture quality with vibrant color for pictures and videos as well as crisp text and fine details.

BenQ MW526AE High Brightness


High Native Contrast for Superior Readability and Subtle Gradations

Powerful 15,000:1 native contrast enabled by state-of-the-art DLP technology and all-glass 5G optical lens systems deliver ultimate clarity, smooth gradational mid-tone color transitions, and razor-sharp readability for compelling corporate visual communications.

 

 

Intelligent Functionality for Intuitive Operation


Multiple HDMI and VGA Inputs for Universal Connectivity

Dual HDMI inputs in addition to dual VGA inputs are purpose-engineered to host multiple presenters and their laptop or mobile devices without a second thought. Multiple inputs enable meeting participants, teachers, and students to collaborate instantly without complicated adapters or time-consuming IT support.

 

 

BenQ MW526AE Multiple HDMI and VGA Inputs

 

 

 

Vertical Keystone Correction for Perfectly Aligned Images

Countering the trapezoid effect when the projector must be placed off-center, such as simple placement on top of a table, the vertical keystone function adjusts the image for a professionally squared image. Keystone correction makes it simple to project ideally aligned images from a variety of locations.

 

 

BenQ MW526AE Vertical Keystone Correction

 

 

 

Convenient Outer Adjustment Feet

Far superior to projectors with only one adjustment foot, the triple adjustment feet significantly enhance flexibility in a wide variety of meeting rooms, with the additional feet placed at the corners of the projector to facilitate easy movement.

 

 

BenQ MW526AE Convienent Feet Adjustment

 

 

Designed for Convienent Room-to-Room Portability

A sleek, compact industrial design with a sculpture patterned cabinet resists dirt and fingerprints as the projector is moved from one room to another, along with new intuitive keypad and remote control layout to simplify picture adjustment to the new room.

 

 

 

Intelligent Eco-Friendly Functionality for Optimized Presentations

 

Maximum Power Savings with BenQ Exclusive SmartEco™ Technology

An exclusive BenQ innovation, SmartEco Technology perfects DLP's energy saving capabilities, simultaneously delivering uncompromised brightness, exquisite picture quality, and optimized lamp life with reduced lamp usage and TCO. SmartEco enables corporations to minimize lamp power consumption and maintenance costs through dynamic power saving features while bringing ultra-vivid viewing experiences into every presentation.

 

 

SmartEco Mode

Detecting the input content to determine the amount of brightness required for optimum color and contrast performance, SmartEco Mode reduces lamp power while delivering the finest image quality without compromise

 

 

BenQ MW526AE SmartEco Mode

 

 

Eco Blank Mode

Automatically deployed when the projector is turned on for three minutes without a display source, Eco Blank Mode eliminates unnecessary energy waste and prolongs the life of the projector lamp, saving up to 70% lamp power and blanking the screen to focus the audiences attention to the presenter or instructor.

 

BenQ MW526AE Eco Blank Mode

 

 

 

LampSave Mode

Fewer lamp replacements and maintenance translates into an overall lower cost of ownership. LampSave Mode adjusts lamp power dynamically according to content to extend projector lamp life up to 50% compared to normal mode.

 

 

 

Always Ready to Present with Easy Setup and Maintenance

 

Quick-Access Top Lamp Door for Efficient Replacement

An easy-to-open lamp door that is conveniently placed on the top allows for fast lamp access, maintenance, and replacement for uninterrupted productivity whether the projector is palced on a table-top or ceiling mounted in meeting rooms. The quick-access lamp door significantly reduces downtime by eliminating the need to uninstall mounted projectors, making lamp changes a quick and simple process.

 

BenQ MW526AE Quick Access Lamp Door

 

 

 

One-touch Access to Installation Functions

Thoughtfully redesigned, the new remote control includes a dedicated Quick Install button, which instantly accesses installation-friendly functions such as Test Pattern and Keystone directly without selecting nested menus in the On-Screen Display.

 

BenQ MW526AE Quick Install Button

 

 

 

BenQ DLP® Projectors

 

Perfectly Long Lasting Picture Quality with DLP Projection Technology

Digital Light Processing (DLP), awarded 2015 Academy Award of Merit (Oscar® statuette), is the leading projection technology used in 90% of world's digital cinemas and 100% of IMAX theaters. With DLP dominating the worldwide projector market with over 50% share, BenQ is the #1 bestselling DLP today. 

 

 

Accurate

BenQ DLP Projectors produce the most intensely realistic colors and vivid images possible. It also combine pioneering BenQ innovations such as interchangeable six-segment color wheels with DLP BrilliantColor™ Technology

BenQ MW526AE Accurate Colors

 

 

Long Lasting

The incredibly durable micro-mirrors of the DLP chip and the nearly-sealed DLP engine design mean that BenQ DLP projectors stand the test of time without any loss in picture quality. Eliminating dust buildup and heat damage, BenQ projectors shine year after year and look as good as new with a simple lamp change.

 

BenQ MW526AE Long Lasting

 

 

 

Razor-Sharp

Crtically acclaimed for industry-leading high contrast, BenQ DLP projectors also produce the most crisply defined sharpness for cyrstal-clear details and legible text by maximizing the fill ratio of individual pixels and employing exclusive BenQ SmartEco™ Technology.

BenQ MW526AE Razor Sharp Images

Specifications

Model MW526AE
Projection System DLP
Native Resolution WXGA, 1280 x 800‎
Brightness* (ANSI Lumens) 3300AL
Contrast Ratio 15,000:1
Lens F=2.46-2.66, f=21.8-25.6‎
Aspect Ratio Native 16:10 (5 aspect ratio selectable)‎
Throw Ratio 1.55-1.86‎
Image Size (Diagonal) 60"-300"
Zoom Ratio 1.2x
Projection Offset Vertical: 104%±2.5% (Full image height)‎
Resolution Support VGA(640 x 480) to WUXGA_RB(1920 x 1200)*RB = Reduced blanking‎
Horizontal Frequency 15-102KHz
Vertical Scan Rate 23-120Hz
Interface Computer in (D-sub 15pin) x2 *integrate with component
HDMI x2
Monitor out x 1
Composite Video in (RCA) x 1
S-Video in x 1
Audio in (Mini Jack) x 1
Audio out (Mini Jack) x 1
Speaker 2W x 1
USB (Type mini B) x 1
RS232 (DB-9pin) x 1
IR Receiver x1 (Front)‎
Dimensions (W x H x D mm) 332.4 x 99 x 214.3 mm
13.09 x 3.9 x 8.44 in‎‎‎
HDTV Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
DMD Type DC3
Light Source UHP 203W‎
Light Source Life*‎ 4500/6000/10000 hours‎
Video Compatibility NTSC, PAL, SECAM
3D Support and Compatibility Frame Sequential: Up to 60Hz 720p 
Frame Packing: Up to 24 Hz 1080p 
Side by Side: Up to 24Hz 1080p 
Top Bottom: Up to 60Hz 1080p‎
Weight 5.24 lbs (2.38 Kg)‎
Audible Noise (Normal/Economic Mode) 32/29 dBA (Normal/Economic mode) ‎
Power Supply AC100 to 240 V, 50 to 60 Hz
Power Consumption 260W(Max), 252W(Normal), 211W(Eco), Standby <0.5W‎
On-Screen Display Languages Arabic/Bulgarian/ Croatian/ Czech/ Danish/ Dutch/ English/ Finnish/ French/ German/ Greek/ Hindi/ Hungarian/ Italian/ Indonesian/ Japanese/ Korean/ Norwegian/ Polish/ Portuguese/ Romanian/ Russian/ Simplified Chinese/Spanish/ Swedish/ Turkish/ Thai/ Traditional Chinese (28 Languages)
Accessories (Standard) Remote Control w Battery (5J.JG706.001)
Warranty Card (by region)
Power Cord (by region)
VGA cable
QSG (4J.JG701.001)‎
Accessories (Optional) Spare Lamp Kit (5J.JG705.001) 
3D Glasses 
Ceiling mount 
Dust Filter ‎

*Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental conditions and usage. Actual product's features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Warranty

BENQ AMERICA CORP. END USER LIMITED WARRANTY


Subject to the terms and conditions set forth below, BenQ America Corp. ("BenQ") warrants the BenQ Digital Projector ("Product") you have purchased from BenQ online store or from a BenQ authorized retailer in the United States on or after May 1, 2010 to be free from defects in materials or workmanship under normal consumer use during the warranty period in the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska. If the Product becomes defective during the warranty period BenQ will, at its option, repair or replace the Product. BenQ may use new or reconditioned components or parts to repair the Product, or replace the Product with a new or reconditioned Product of the same or functionally equivalent model. 


BenQ Projector Standard Limited Warranty: Subject to the exclusions set forth below: 

 

One (1) year from the purchase date by the original retail purchaser (the "Customer") (except for lamps as specified below and refurbished units which have a separate warranty policy), parts and labor only (No advance replacement).


  • Lamp Warranty: Lamp is guaranteed 180 days or 500 hours from the purchase date by the Customer, whichever comes first.
  • Return Merchandise Authorization Shipping: The Customer will pay shipping freight to BenQ or a BenQ Authorized Service Provider and BenQ will pay shipping freight to the Customer during the warranty period.
  • DOA (Dead On Arrival): Must be reported within thirty (30) days of purchase. An RMA number must be issued in order to process the replacement. BenQ will replace the DOA unit with a brand new replacement. BenQ will cover the freight charges both ways.
  • Shipping Damages: All shipping damages must be reported within seven (7) business days upon receipt of the Product. BenQ is not responsible for the shipping damages reported after such period.
  • Repaired or Replaced Parts and Products: All repaired or replaced parts or products shall be warranted only for the remainder of the original warranty period specified above.


Obtaining Depot Warranty Service 
If you purchased a BenQ product in the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska, you are entitled to depot repair service during the warranty period subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Depot warranty service is available for all Products purchased and located in the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska.
  2. You must contact BenQ Technical Support Center at 1-866-600-2367.
  3. BenQ or BenQ Technical Support Center will attempt to resolve technical issues over the phone. If telephone resolution is not possible, BenQ or BenQ Customer Service Center will then issue a Return Merchandise Authorization ("RMA") number to be used as a means of identifying the product returned. RMA authorization numbers are valid for thirty (30) days and void thereafter
  4. You must return the product to BenQ unless otherwise directed by BenQ to a BenQ Authorized Service Provider. You must prepay any shipping charges, export taxes, custom duties and taxes, or any charges associated with transportation of the BenQ product. In addition, you are responsible for insuring any Product shipped or returned and assume the risk of lost packages.
  5. All returned Products must be accompanied with (i) the original shipping and packing materials, (ii) a description of the BenQ product symptom and (iii) proof of the place and date of purchase. The RMA number must be clearly printed on packing slip and on the exterior-shipping container. All Products must be sent in secured packaging to avoid any shipping damages.
  6. BenQ and BenQ Authorized Service Provider reserve the right to refuse and return, freight collect, Products (i) that are not covered by BenQ’s warranty; or (ii) for which there is no trouble found. Products delivered to BenQ or a BenQ Authorized Service Provider with an expired RMA may be refused and returned, without prior notice, to the Customer freight collect.
  7. BenQ or BenQ Authorized Service Provider will use its best efforts to service Products within thirty (30) days after receipt of the Products at its warehouse facilities. For return shipments of the Products, except otherwise described herein, BenQ or BenQ Authorized Service Provider will pay the shipping cost and retain risk of loss until delivery to the Customer’s location as evidenced by signature collected by carrier. The Customer may designate only one location within the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska for return shipments. BenQ and BenQ Authorized Service Provider are not responsible for shipping or other delays beyond their control.


Exclusions 

This limited warranty does not extend to any Product not purchased from the BenQ authorized reseller. This limited warranty also does not extend to any product that has been damaged or rendered defective (a) due to normal wear and tear; (b) as a result of use of the Product other than for its normal intended use, or other misuse, abuse or negligence to the Product; (c) by the use of parts not manufactured or sold by BenQ; (d) by modification of the Product; (e) as a result of service by anyone other than BenQ or a BenQ Authorized Service Provider; (f) improper transportation or packing when returning the Product to BenQ or a BenQ Authorized Service Provider; (g) improper 
installation of third-party products; (h) improper environment (including improper temperature or humidity); (i) unusual physical or electrical stress or interference, failure or fluctuation of electrical power, lightning, static electricity, fire, or acts of God. BenQ is not responsible for damage to or loss of any programs, data or removable storage media. You are responsible for saving (backing up) any programs, data or removable storage media.


Other Limitations 
EXCEPT FOR THE WARRANTIES SET FORTH HEREIN, BenQ DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY APPLICABLE LAW ARE LIMITED TO THE TERMS OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL BenQ BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, INFORMATION, DATA OR USE, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR BASED ON A WARRANTY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT, EVEN IF BenQ HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE THAT REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT, AS APPLICABLE, UNDER THE WARRANTY SERVICES DESCRIBED HEREIN IS YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY BREACH OF THE BenQ LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH HEREIN. IF, DESPITE THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, FOR ANY REASON BenQ BECOMES LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES INCURRED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, THEN, THE LIABILITY OF BenQ WILL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE INVOICE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO BenQ OR A BenQ AUTHORIZED RESELLER FOR THE PRODUCT. 

All prices, products, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. Some states or provinces/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages for consumer products, and some states or provinces/jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts. In such states or provinces/jurisdictions, the exclusions or limitations of this limited warranty may not apply to you. This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state/jurisdiction to jurisdiction. You are advised to consult applicable state and provincial/local laws for a full determination of your rights. 

Please call Technical Support Center to report a defective product. 
Hours: M-F 8:30am – 5:30pm PST 
Phone: 866-600-2367 
To avoid delays, please DO NOT SEND any BenQ product to BenQ or BenQ Authorized Service Provider without BenQ’s authorization.

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