Feature-Loaded Line Brings Up to 4,200 ANSI Lumens of Brightness, Simple Setup, and Energy Savings for Any Application
COSTA MESA, Calif. — Feb. 10, 2015 — BenQ America Corp., an internationally renowned provider of visual display solutions and the No. 1-selling TI DLP(R) projector brand in the Americas(1), today announced the release of its all-new M7 projector series. Engineered to bring high brightness, Colorific(TM) picture quality, and simple installation to any setting, the company’s MX723, MX726, and MW727 projectors feature up to 4,200 ANSI lumens of brightness, a 13,000:1 contrast ratio, BenQ’s world-leading SmartEco(TM) technology, mobile high-definition link (MHL) connectivity, dual HDMI(R) support, and setup options such as 2D keystone — allowing users to cast memorable content experiences without increasing their total cost of ownership (TCO).
Designed for any classroom, boardroom, or home theater environment, BenQ’s MX723, MX726, and MW727 projectors provide 3,700, 4,000, and 4,200 ANSI lumens of respective brightness. When combining both XGA (MX723 and MX726) and WXGA (MW727) resolutions, 3D capabilities, and up to 13,000:1 contrast ratios, the trio provides audiences with engaging color experiences that radically brighten any content. To keep the installation process amazingly simple for any user, the new BenQ M7 series features 1.6x zoom, 2D keystone correction and corner fit capabilities, as well as an RC hot key, which walks users through a seamless setup process.
“Our new M7 Series brings together a family of easy-to-use, high-brightness projectors that maintain our customers’ demand for solutions that carry a low total cost of ownership,” said Bob Wudeck, Associate Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at BenQ America Corp. “Equipped with features such as SmartEco technology, LAN display capabilities, and MHL connectivity, the M7 Series effectively equips any teacher, presenter, or home user with incredibly powerful tools that facilitate and enrich the rich content projection experience.”
Equipped with LAN Display, the M7 Series allows audio and video signals to be carried to the projectors over a single LAN cable, creating more integrated connectivity for users within classrooms or boardroom settings. For IT staff, both facility-wide maintenance and management are simplified using a LAN control feature that enables remote monitoring, scheduling, and maintenance from any location over a network. For even further convenience, the MX726 and MW727 come equipped with MHL capabilities, enabling devices such as notebook PCs, gaming consoles, and smart devices to transfer small-screen content directly to the projector from any portable device — increasing BYOD interactivity, collaboration, and content viewing possibilities for connected users. For presenters, the units also feature dual HDMI connectivity, which enables input from several sources, and a teaching template function to write on whiteboards easily without the need to draw any lines.
Equipped with BenQ’s SmartEco technology, M7 Series users are able to experience brightness, innovation, and amazing performance while further reducing their TCO. By setting projectors to “Smart Eco” mode, the projectors automatically adjust lamp power by up to 70 percent in order to use just the right amount of brightness needed. To further reduce power consumption, an “Eco Blank” mode allows teachers or presenters to blank out the screen whenever projection isn’t required, while a “No Source Detected” mode automatically lowers brightness to 30 percent when no display has been detected for more than three minutes. After twenty minutes of inactivity, the projectors automatically shut down to save power.
Available now, the BenQ MX723, MX726, and MW727 retail at $1,199, $1,299, and $1,499 respectively. More information on the full line of BenQ products is available at www.BenQ.us.
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About BenQ America Corp.
The BenQ digital lifestyle brand stands for “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life,” fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity, and aesthetic design with purpose-built engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the No. 1-selling projector brand powered by TI DLP(R) technology in The Americas(1). BenQ America Corp. offers an extensive line of visual display and presentation solutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company delivers a broad range of Colorific(TM) projectors, RevolutionEyes(TM) monitors, interactive large-format displays, audio products, cloud consumer products, and lifestyle lighting for any application and market — education, home, gaming, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, A/V, and IT — with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance, reliability, environmental sustainability, and aesthetics. Whether it’s interactive digital whiteboards for classrooms, full HD 3D projectors for home theaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, interactive flat-panel displays for digital signage, or LED backlight monitors for professional gaming, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company’s products are available across North America through leading value-added distributors, resellers, and retailers.
More information is available at www.BenQ.us.
(1) Based upon Q3’14 Quarterly Projector Shipment and Forecast Report from PMA Research
About BenQ Corporation
Founded on the corporate vision of “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life”, BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers’ lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today lifestyle, business, healthcare, and education with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier, and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, audio products, cloud consumer products, mobile communications, and lifestyle lighting. Because it matters.
About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group is a $22+ billion powerhouse comprised of nearly 20 independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 100,000 employees. Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group’s vast resources, broad R&D, and distinct strategic strengths. By leveraging each company’s vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business, and service. The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life. The BenQ Group companies are: BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world’s top manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ ESCO Corp., BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BenQ AB DentCare Corp., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., LILY Medical Corp., and Raydium Semiconductor Corp.
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