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  • MX518 XGA Projector

BenQ MX518 XGA 2800 ANSI Lumens Projector - Refurbished

M5 Series

SKU-MX518-002 Refurbished

Model Highlights

 


The best value choice for small-medium space


 


Featuring a brightness of 2800 ANSI lumens, a high contrast ratio of 13000:1 and a XGA resolution, the cost-effective and eco-friendly MX518 offers a stunning full-screen presentation with the finest details regardless of the ambient light level.


 

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Reg Price $429.00

$320.00

Optional Extended Service Contract

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World-Leading SmartEco Technology for a Greener Environment

As the first DLP brand to incorporate Philips' ImageCare technology into its projector lamp system, BenQ has taken a further leap, developing its own SmartEco Technology to perfect what DLP can do for energy saving in the 21st century classroom. Built with this brand new invention, the MX518 brings together uncompromised brightness, exquisite picture quality and optimized lamp life through innovative features.

 
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Eco Blank Mode

The Eco Blank mode allows teachers to blank the projection screen whenever they need to direct their students' focus back on them – or simply when the projector is not in use. When activated, this special feature dims the lamp power automatically, lowering the total power consumption by 70%.


MX518


Full Power On
100% Lamp Power
Attention on the Projection Screen

 
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Eco Blank Mode On
30% Lamp Power at the Lowest
Attention on the Class Instructor


SmartEco Mode

The SmartEco Mode, which cleverly adjusts the lamp power to maximize power saving by delivering the best contrast and brightness performance using only as much light as needed.


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Normal Mode
296W Projector Power
Consumption
by Average

 
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SmartEco Mode
Enhanced Details in Darkened Scenes
163W Projector Power Consumption
by Average



(Source: 2010 Philips white paper)

No Source Detected Mode

The automatic switch to Eco Blank Mode after the projector is turned on for over three minutes without a display source, eliminating unnecessary energy waste and prolonging the life of the projector lamp.


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Source Detected
100% Lamp Power

 
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No Source Detected
30% Lamp Power


0.5W in Standby Mode

When inactive, the MX518 keeps power consumption to a minimum with 0.5W standby power, achieving what was once a challenge for ealier projector models. This technological advancement in energy saving certainly helps extend the projector lamp life and lower energy costs.


Supports 3D Blu-ray via HDMI

Designed to maximize your audiovisual enjoyment, the MX518 brings to you unlimited 3D entertainment via HDMI. The 3D formats supported are 3D field-sequentials, 3D frame-packing, 3D top-and-bottom and 3D side-by-side.

 
MX518

MX518
 
Thoughtful FeaturesClosed Captioning

Display subtitles in video content without the need for an external closed-captioning device with the MX518. It's perfect for viewing in educational settings such as language classes where a transcript of onscreen dialog is desirable.


User-Friendly I/O Port Design

To enable easy access for everyone, the I/O ports are clearly printed on the projector housing so users can find the port they need straight away. No squinting your eyes or bending over for a closer look.

 
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Instant restart

The Instant Restart feature gives teachers a 90-second window period to turn the projector back on immediately when it has been switched off by accident – no waiting necessary.

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Quick Cooling

Cooling time itself has been reduced by over 60%, saving your time and minimizing the risk of heat damage to sensitive internal components.

 
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MX518
 
Teaching Template

To make your teaching job easier, BenQ has added the teaching template function to the MX518. Now, with four different line pattern designs to choose from – Letter Formation, Musical Staff, Worksheet and Coordinate Chart, you can easily write or draw on whiteboards as well as blackboards without the need of drawing lines or charts.

ecoFACTS Label

ecoFACTS can tell you how eco-friendly BenQ products are!

Development of eco-friendly products, BenQ doesn't just want to comply with green regulations passively, but also to actively develop eco-friendly products!

ecoFACTS declares BenQ's greatest efforts on the replacement of hazardous substances, material selection, packaging design, energy-saving design and other aspects of the products.

 
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Specifications

*Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental conditions and usage. Actual product's features and specifications are su

Model MX518
Projection System DLP
Native Resolution XGA (1024X768)
Brightness* (ANSI Lumens) 2800
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
Display Color 1.07 Billion Colors
Lens F=2.51-2.69 f=21.95mm-24.18mm
Aspect Ratio Native 4:3 (5 aspect ratio selectable)
Throw Ratio 1.97-2.17 (50"@ 2m)
Image Size (Diagonal) 37"-300"
Zoom Ratio 1.1:1
Lamp Type 190W
Lamp Mode (Normal/Economic/SmartEco/LampSave/LumenCare)* 4500/6000/6500/NA/NA hours
Keystone Adjustment 1D, Vertical ± 40 degrees
Projection Offset 130% ±5%
Resolution Support VGA(640 x 480) to UXGA(1600 x 1200)
Horizontal Frequency 15-102KHz
Vertical Scan Rate 23-120Hz
Interface Computer in (D-sub 15pin)x 2(Share with component)
Monitor out (D-sub 15pin)x 1
Composite Video in (RCA)x 1
S-Video in (Mini DIN 4pin)x 1
HDMIx1 
Audio in (Mini Jack)x 2
Audio out (Mini Jack)x 1
Speaker 2W x 1
USB (Type B)x1 (Download & page/down)
RS232 (DB-9pin)x 1
IR Receiverx1 (Front)
Dimensions (W x H x D mm) 302.8 x 111.8x 221.8
HDTV Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Video Compatibility NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Weight 2.3kg (5.06lbs)
Audible Noise (Normal/Economic Mode) 32/30 dBA
Power Supply AC100 to 240 V, 50 to 60 Hz
Power Consumption 245W(typical), 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)
Picture Modes Dynamic/Presentation/sRGB/Cinema/User 1/User 2
Accessories (Standard) Lens Cover
Remote Control w/ Battery
Power Cord (by region)
User Manual CD
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card (by region)
VGA(D-sub 15pin) Cable
Accessories (Optional) Presentation Plus
Spare Lamp Kit 
Ceilling Mount
3D Glasses
Carry bag

bject to change without notice.

Warranty

BENQ AMERICA CORP.   END USER LIMITED WARRANTY
DIGITAL PROJECTORS
Subject to the terms and conditions set forth below, BenQ America Corp. (“BenQ”)
warrants the BenQ Digital Projector (“Product”) you have purchased from BenQ
authorized reseller 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 1 year or 2000 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.
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you are entitled to depot repair service during the warranty period subject to the
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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
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return shipments. BenQ and BenQ Authorized Service Provider are not responsible for
shipping or other delays beyond their control.
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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
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