Smarter Power Saving for Your Classroom
Still looking for the perfect projector for your school? Featuring 3000 ANSI lumen brightness, an ultra-high contrast ratio of 13000:1, XGA resolution, support for various 3D formats and up to 6500 hours long lamp life, the MX520 makes a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly choice for any classroom.
World-Leading SmartEco™ Technology
Offering Lower TCO and Optimized Projection Through Dynamic Power Saving Uncompromised brightness, exquisite picture quality and optimized lamp life – BenQ’s SmartEco technology has perfected what a DLP projector can do for a 21st century classroom. With this special innovation, schools are able to save up to 70% of lamp power consumption and lower maintenance costs through dynamic power saving features while bringing an ultra-vivid learning experience into every lesson.
Smart Eco 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.
296W Projector Power Consumption by Average
Smart Eco Mode
Enhanced Details in Darkened Scenes
163W Projector Power Consumption by Average
(Source: 2010 Philips white paper)
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%.
Full Power On
100% Lamp Power
Attention on the Projection Screen
Eco Blank Mode On
30% Lamp Power at the Lowest
Attention on the Class Instructor
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.
100% Lamp Power
No Source Detected
30% Lamp Power
0.5W in Standby Mode
When inactive, the MX520 keeps power consumption to a minimum with <0.5W standby power, achieving what was once a challenge for earlier projector models. This technological advancement in energy saving certainly helps extend the projector lamp life and lower energy costs.
Up to 6500 Hours of Long Lamp Life
The MX520 offers an optimized lamp life of up to 6500 hours*, which is twice the lamp life expectancy of an average projector lamp. This helps lower the number of lamp changes and keep maintenance to a minimum.
*Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental conditions and usage.
Filter-free Design for Lowered Maintenance and Operating Costs
Featuring a filter-free design, the MX520 requires no filter cleaning or filter replacements, which virtually reduces the labor cost as well as the budget for filter maintenance.
Supports Various 3D Formats
BenQ education projectors are standard-equipped with DLP LinkTM-supported 3D projection to offer students the same amazing 3D effects seen in 3D movies. The 3D formats supported by the MX520 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.
Cooling time itself has been reduced by over 60%, saving your time and minimizing the risk of heat damage to sensitive internal components.
Auto Power Off
The Auto Power Off feature allows the projector to turn off automatically if no input signal is detected after a set period of time so no power is wasted.
Signal Power On
The Signal Power On feature turns on your projector automatically once input signal is detected for added convenience.
Direct Power On
This convenient feature turns on the projector wheneverit is connected to a power source, saving teachers time and hassle.
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.