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BenQ SP870

BenQ SP870
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BenQ SP870


Very bright image. Good connectivity. Light and portable. DLP but no noticable rainbowing.

Some video material appears slightly grainy/pixillated at times. Non-interchangeable lens with small zoom range.

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

BenQ's SP870 projector is the bright choice for meetings, with a powerful 5000 lumen lamp that lets you keep the lights on during use without detracting from the viewing experience. A dark room might be good for watching a movie, but it doesn't work so well for meetings or other occasions where participants need to take notes or consult printed documents. The SP870 is designed for just such situations, rendering a spectacularly vivid and richly colored picture - even with the lights up. It'll put the shine on meetings and put a smile on the faces of those in attendance. The SP870's 5000 ANSI lumens projection lamp provides far greater light output than typical projectors. As a result, it can deliver a brightly illuminated picture with fully saturated color even in locations with high levels of ambient light. Because it can offer a superior viewing experience even in rooms with the lights on, the SP870 is perfect for use during meetings or other situations where viewers may need to write down notes or refer to printed materials. The extraordinarily bright picture is complemented by image enhancement technologies such as BenQ's exclusive BrilliantColor, 3D color management, and UNISHAPE. There's even wall color correction to ensure excellent color rendition even on non-standard projection surfaces such as walls or blackboards. SP870 equipped with UNISHAPE to offer a solution to the problem that the brightness of the image is reduced in existing technologies due to color correction and dark video enhancement. UNISHAPE counteracts this effect by adapting lamp output dynamically to the color wheel segment. With UNISHAPE, it is now possible to get outstanding image quality in all situations with one and the same device.

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Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Ceiling mountable: Yes
Ceiling mounting supported:Y
Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Desktop
Product type:Desktop projector

Dimensions & Weight



Built-in display: No
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours

Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Display Resolution Abbreviation:XGA
Image Brightness:5000ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:2000:1
Max Image Size:25ft / 300in
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Min Image Size:3.3ft / 40in
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Recommended Use of Projector:Presentation and multimedia
Type:DLP projector

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Auto power off: Yes
Power consumption (typical):450 / 510
Power Source:AC


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:BenQ


Bulb power:360
Service life of lamp:2000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):3000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.4 - 2.7
Focal length range (f-f):0.349 - 1.84 / 1.53 - 1.84


Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista


Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
RMS rated power:2 / 4


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 4:3 / 4:3, 16:9
Audio Input:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.8 x 10.9 x 4.53 / 14.8 x 4.53 x 10.9 / 4.53 x 10.9 x 14.8
Lens focal range:2.4 - 2.7 / 2.4-2.7
Lens system:F=2.4 - 2.7
Power Requirements:100 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz / 100 - 240 VAC, 50 - 60 Hz / 100 - 240V / 100 - 240V, 50 - 60 Hz / 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Power supply:510
Power supply type:AC
Resolution:1280 x 1024 / 1600 x 1200 / 640 x 350
Video compatibility mode:NTSC/PAL/SECAM
Video out:D-sub 15
Weight:10.1 / 10.8
Weight (imperial):10.8
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, VGA / VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Display scan frequency (horizontal):31 - 93
Horizontal scan range:31 - 93
Noise Level:36
Noise level (economic mode):33
Noise reduction: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CHI (SIMPL), CZE, DUT, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR
Plug and Play: Yes
Preset modes:Cinema, Dynamic, Presentation, sRGB
Vertical scan range:45 - 85 / 48 - 85

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:2
Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1 / 3
Composite video in:1
DVI port: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
Serial interface type:RS-232
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Mini-USB B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1 / 2


AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Auto power off:Y
Power consumption (typical):450 / 510
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (typical):2000:1
Keystone correction, horizontal:25
Keystone correction, vertical:±25
Number of colors:16.78 million colors
Projection technology:DLP / LCD
Projector brightness:5000
Projector native resolution:XGA (1024x768)
Screen size compatibility:300" / 300, 300" / 40 - 300
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.15:1
Zoom type:Manual

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:2000hour(s)


Card reader integrated: No


3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD:No / Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / PAL / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video
Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI)

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.9 / 4.53
Height:14.8 / 4.53
Package weight:15.9
Weight:10.1 / 10.8
Width:10.9 / 14.8