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BenQ MU686 3500-Lumen WUXGA DLP Projector

SKU MU686
by BenQ
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Original price $1,583.00
Original price $1,583.00 - Original price $1,583.00
Original price $1,583.00
Current price $1,483.00
$1,483.00 - $1,483.00
Current price $1,483.00

Brightness of 3500 LumensWUXGA (1920 x 1200) Native Resolution1.15 to 1.49:1 Throw RatioHDMI, VGA, S-Video, & Composite InputsVGA Output for Loop-ThroughAnalog Audio Input and OutputBuilt-In 2W Mono SpeakerRS-232 ControllableVGA Cable and IR Remote Included

Features

Brilliant Visual Performance

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High Resolution

With WUXGA* native resolution up to 1920 x 1200, MU686 supports resolution from XGA, WXGA, Full HD to WUXGA, offering crisp and accurate images in all of your presentations.

High Brightness and Whisper Quiet 31dB
Perfect for a Formal Business Meeting and Negotiation

Conventional high-brightness projectors make a lot of noise. But, not the MU686, which pumps out 3500 lumens of ultra-high brightness with only 31dB of sound, even on full power. Silent and brilliant, your presentation will command the audiences full attention with no distractions.

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High Contrast Ratio

The 20000:1 high contrast ratio ensures that every text, image, graph, chart and video is projected with optimal clarity and enhanced sharpness, especially for numerical data. This enables presenters to view their presentation files clearly and allows the audience to stay focused on the contents projected.

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Low Contrast

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High Contrast

Independent 3D Color Management for Six Primary Colors

BenQs exclusive 3D color management tool ensures 100% uncompromised color customization with the freedom to independently fine-tune the hue, grain and saturation levels of all six primary colors (R/G/B/C/M/Y).

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Easy & Hassle-free Setup

Auto Vertical Keystone

Auto vertical keystone correction enhances installation flexibility by correcting the trapezoid effect via vertical adjustments up to +-40 degrees. With it, the projector can be placed off center and the presenter can stand in front of the screen without blocking the image.

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Big Zoom for Big Pictures in Any Space

1.3x Big Zoom feature frees up space with an impressive range of throw distances and projects images up to 300" wide, giving you the flexibility of placing the projector anywhere without compromising your current decor.

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Simple Operation

Full HD Wireless Presentation via Your Smart Device by Qcast (Optional)

Every detail of MU686 is optimized for business. Wireless streaming in Full HD resolution is activated with a touch of the Qcast button on both the projector and remote control. And a new control panel keeps all projector controls at your fingertips. The simple plug & play QCast WiFi dongle is even designed to plug into a hidden port, keeping the minimalist design uncluttered.
* Optional QCast WiFi dongle available separately.

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MHL Connectivity

With the support of MHL technology, you can stream content from your smartphone or tablet instantly. Simply connect your device via a MHL cable and watch the flawless mirroring of contents expand onto the projector screen.

Various 3D Format Supported

MU686 is standard-equipped with DLP Link-supported 3D projection to offer you the same amazing 3D effects seen in 3D movies. The 3D formats supported by the MU686 are 3D field-sequential, 3D frame packing, 3D top-and-bottom and 3D side-by-side. Furthermore, this incredible projector can be connected to a Blu-ray DVD player for even more stunning visual quality.

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1.5A USB Type-A Power Supply

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Users can charge their mobile devices through 1.5A USB Type-A power supply through USB Type-A. You don't need to worry about your mobile device running out of battery while streaming your presentation content during meetings.

Power Saving, Eco Friendly

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. Built with this brand new invention, the MU686 brings together uncompromised brightness, exquisite picture quality and optimized lamp life through innovative features.

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SmartEco Mode

The SmartEco Mode 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
260W Projector Power Consumption by Average

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SmartEco Mode
Enhanced Details in Darkened Scenes 210W Projector Power Consumption by Average

EcoBlank Mode

If the projector is detected to be without a display source for over three minutes, the system will automatically switch to Eco blank Mode, 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

Auto Power Off

If the projector is found to be without a display source, the system will automatically turn off the projector, eliminating unnecessary energy waste and prolonging the life of the projector lamp.

0.5W in Standby Mode

When inactive, the MU686 keeps power consumption to a minimum (<0.5W standby power), achieving what was once a challenge for earlier projector models. This technological advancement in energy saving helps lower energy costs.

BenQ DLPProjectors Perfectly Long Lasting Picture Quality with DLP Projection Technology

Digital Light Processing (DLP), awarded 2015 Academy Award of Merit (Oscarstatuette), is the leading projection technology used in 90% of worlds digital cinemas and 100% of IMAX theaters. With DLP dominating the projector market with over 50% share, BenQ is today the #1 bestselling DLP projector brand, delivering unmatched world-class performance.

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.

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Razor-Sharp

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

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Show your presentations in nearly any environment with theBenQ MU686 3500-Lumen WUXGA DLP Projector. Its 3500 lumens of brightness will overcome ambient light in most situations, while its 20,000:1 contrast ratio will help keep images and text clear and distinct. Its 1.15 to 1.49:1 throw ratio and 1.3x zoom offer a range of installation options.

The MU686 has VGA, RCA composite, S-Video, and HDMI inputs to support various types of video sources. The HDMI input is MHL compatible for connecting mobile devices, and the USB Type-A port will provide power for your smartphone or tablet for the duration of the presentation. Its VGA output will allow you to daisy-chain multiple projectors or displays to allow them to show the same video source. A built-in 2W speaker eliminates the need for a separate speaker system, but the projector also features a 3.5mm mini audio output to connect external speakers. It is controllable via RS-232 and includes a VGA cable and an IR remote control.
High Resolution
With WUXGA native resolution up to 1920 x 1200, the MU686 supports resolutions from XGA, WXGA, and Full HD to WUXGA, offering clear images in all of your presentations.
High Brightness and Quiet 31 dB Operation
The MU686 pumps out 3500 lumens of brightness with only 31 dB of sound, even on full power, helping your presentation command the audience's full attention without distractions.
High 20,000:1 Contrast Ratio
The 20,000:1 contrast ratio helps ensure that every text, image, graph, chart, and video is projected with enhanced clarity and sharpness. This enables presenters to view their presentation files clearly and allows the audience to stay focused on the contents projected.
Independent 3D Color Management for Six Primary Colors
BenQ's 3D color management tool ensures enhanced color customization with the freedom to independently fine-tune the hue, grain, and saturation levels of all six primary colors (R/G/B/C/M/Y).
Auto Vertical Keystone
Auto vertical keystone correction enhances installation flexibility by correcting the trapezoid effect via vertical adjustments up to 40. It allows the projector to be placed off-center, and the presenter can stand in front of the screen without blocking the image.
1.3x Zoom for Long-Range Focus
The 1.3x zoom capability of the MU686 frees up space with a range of throw distances and projects images up to 300", giving you the flexibility of placing the projector nearly anywhere without compromising your decor.
Full HD Wireless Presentation from Your Smart Device with Optional QCast
Wireless streaming in Full HD resolution is activated with a touch of the QCast button on both the projector and remote control, and the control panel keeps all projector controls at your fingertips. The separately sold plug-and-play QCast Wi-Fi dongle is designed to plug into a hidden port, keeping the minimalist design uncluttered.
MHL Connectivity
With the support of MHL technology, you can stream content from your smartphone or tablet instantly. Simply connect your device via an MHL cable and watch your smart device expand onto the projector screen.
Various 3D Formats Supported
The MU686 is equipped with DLP Link-supported 3D projection to offer you the same 3D effects seen in 3D movies. The 3D formats supported by the MU686 are 3D field-sequential, 3D frame packing, 3D top-and-bottom, and 3D side-by-side.
1.5A USB Type-A Power Supply
Users can charge their mobile devices through the onboard 1.5A USB Type-A power supply. You don't need to worry about your mobile device running out of battery life while streaming your presentation content during meetings.
SmartEco Mode
The SmartEco Mode adjusts the lamp power to maximize power saving by using only as much light as needed.
EcoBlank Mode
If the projector is detected to be without a display source for over three minutes, the system will automatically switch to Eco blank Mode, eliminating unnecessary energy waste and prolonging the life of the projector lamp.
Auto Power Off
If the projector is found to be without a display source, the system will automatically turn off the projector, eliminating unnecessary energy waste and prolonging the life of the projector lamp.
0.5W Power Consumption in Standby Mode
When inactive, the MU686 keeps power consumption to a minimum (<0.5W standby power), helping to lower energy costs.
Designed to Last Long
The micro-mirrors of the DLP chip and the nearly-sealed DLP engine design will help the BenQ MU686 stand the test of time without any perceivable loss in picture quality by eliminating dust buildup and heat damage.

Item Includes

BenQ MU686 3500-Lumen WUXGA DLP Projector
  • Remote Control with Battery
  • VGA Cable
  • Lens Cover
  • Power Cord
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty on Projector
  • Limited 1-Year or 2000-Hour Warranty on Lamp, Whichever Comes First

Specefications

Image Display
Display System1-Chip DMDDLP
Native ResolutionWUXGA - 1920 x 1200
FormatNTSC
PAL
SECAM
Pixels2,304,000
Brightness3500 Lumens
Offset100%5%
Aspect RatioNative:16:10
Contrast Ratio20000:1
DLP Link 3DYes
Supported 3D FormatsFrame Sequential (up to 720p)
Frame Packing (up to 1080p)
Side by Side (up to 1080p)
Top Bottom (up to 1080p)
Color Range1.07Billion
ScanHorizontal:15 - 102 kHz
Vertical:23 - 120 Hz
Lens
FocusManual
LensF 2.59 - 2.87 (f = 16.88 - 21.88 mm)
ZoomManual: 1.3x
Throw Distance4.92 - 19.0' (1.5 - 5.8 m)
Throw Ratio1.15 - 1.49:1 (95" @ 2.42 m)
Projection Size30 - 300" / 76.20 - 762.00 cm (Max Diagonal: 300" / 762.00 cm)
Features
Keystone CorrectionYes, Vertical: 40
Ceiling MountableYes
Rear Screen ProjectionYes
Built-in SpeakerYes, 2 W(Mono)
Closed CaptioningYes
Picture ModesBright, Cinema, Cinema 3D, Presentation, User 1, User 2, sRGB
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs/Outputs1x Mini-USBType-B Female (Input)
1x RS-232CControl (Input)
1x HDMIAudio/Video (Input)
1x USBPower (Output)
1x 15-pin VGAVideo (Output)
1x 15-pin VGAVideo (Input)
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) MiniAudio (Input)
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) MiniAudio (Output)
1x S-VideoVideo (Input)
1x RCA CompositeVideo (Input)
1x RCA Stereo (L/R)Audio (Input)
General
Replacement Lamp5J.JFM05.001
Watts240W
LifeNormal Mode:3000 Hours
Eco Mode:4000 Hours
smartEco Mode:6000 Hours
LampSave Mode:7500 Hours
Fan NoiseNormal Mode:31 dB
Eco Mode:28 dB
Remote ControlYes
SecurityCable Lock Slot
LanguagesArabic
Bulgarian
Croatian
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Hindi
Hungarian
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Simplified Chinese
Spanish
Swedish
Thai
Traditional Chinese
Turkish
Power Requirements100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power ConsumptionNormal Mode:350W
Eco Mode:261W
Standby Mode:<0.5W
Altitude0 - 9842' (0 - 3000 m)
TemperatureOperating
32 to 104F (0 to 40C)
Humidity: 10 - 90%
Storage
-4 to 140F (-20 to 60C)
Humidity: 10 - 90%
Dimensions (WxHxD)13.0 x 5.1 x 9.7"/331.0 x 129.4 x 246.2 mmWith feet
13.0 x 4.5 x 9.7"/331.0 x 114.4 x 246.2 mmWithout feet
Weight7.28 lb/3.30 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight10.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)16.2 x 12.9 x 7.7"