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The BenQ MP525 is a mid-priced DLP projector.

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Pros

balances angles well so that you have a perfect square on the wall all the time

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refreshes the screen fast enough that moving graphics are rendered smoothly

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can often buy it for a fairly low price due to age

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focus and zoom are easy to work with, adjust for most settings

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clear and bright, don't need total blackness to see the display

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easy to adjust the color and size of the display

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Cons

using the video-in jack seems to result in lower resolution rendering

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because of how old it is it will get harder to get proper support and replacement bulbs for it

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The BenQ MP525 is a mid-priced DLP projector. Characteristic of BenQ's projector offerings, the MP525 has a heavy focus on color performance. The BrilliantColor technology, which is a staple of BenQ's projectors, ups the mid-range of the picture, which gives it depth and range. You can utilize the MP525's full 16.7 million color palette with the help of the 3D color adjust feature. This feature allows you to manually fine tune the hue, grain and saturation levels of all six color wheel tones (red, green, blue, cyan, magenta and yellow). For further picture quality, the keystone correction technology built in to the MP525 helps prevent misshapen images. The differences between BenQ's DLP offerings are in the size and connectivity of the units.

Features
  • 1-year standard warranty
  • XGA (1024 x 768)
  • 2500 ANSI lumens 
  • 2600:1 contrast ratio
  • VGA (640 x 480) to UXGA (1600 x 1200) resolution support
  • Dimensions: 10 x 3.5 x 8.4"
  • Full 16.7 million color palette
  • 4:3 native aspect ratio, 16:9 selectable
  • 31-92 kHz horizontal frequency
  • 48-86 Hz vertical scan ratio
  • PC input terminals: Analog RGB D-sub 15 pin (x1)
  • A/V input terminals: Component video D-sub 15 pin (shared w/ analog RGB connector) (x1),  S-Video Mini Din 4 pin (x1), Composite video RCA (x1)
  • Audio input terminals: Stereo mini jack (x1)
  • PC output terminals: D-sub 15 pin (x1)
  • Audio output terminals: Stereo mini jack (x1)
  • Built-in speaker
  • RS232 9 pin MINI DIN serial connector control terminal
  • NTSC, PAL, SECAM compatible
  • 100 to 240 VAC auto switching power supply (50/60 Hz)
  • Power consumption: 275w on, 1w standby
  • 24-language on-screen display
  • BrilliantColor
  • Closed captioning
  • 3D color management
  • Resolution reminder
  • Digital Zoom (x2)
  • Freeze 
  • HDTV compatible
  • High altitude mode
  • Advanced auto search
  • Wall color correction
  • Panel key lock
  • Auto off
  • Security password
  • Hot key for FAQ
  • Quick start guide/manual CD
  • Remote control w/ battery
  • VGA cable
  • Power cord
  • Ceiling mounting kit (optional)
  • Spare lamp kit (optional)  
Models
  • MP525P - 2w speaker (x1), 210w lamp power (3000 hours), 4.8 lbs, 33/28 dB noise level, 24" to 300" image size, 1.86-2.04 throw ratio (53"@2M), 1.10:1 manual zoom ratio, F=2.55 to 2.65 f=20.95~23mm lens, audio stereo mini jack input (x1), PC monitor out (x1),
  • MP525ST - Short Throw technology, 5w speakers (x2), 220w lamp power (2000 hours), 5.3 lbs, 32/26 dB noise level, 30" to 300" image size, 0.9-1.08 throw ratio (55"@1M), 1.20:1 manual zoom ratio, F=2.6 to 2.8 f=10~12.3mm lens, HDMI V 1.2 input, audio L/R RCA input (x2),    
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