BenQ Launches HT6050 1080p Projector

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BenQ-HT6050.jpgBenQ has introduced its newest home theater projector, the HT6050. This 1080p DLP projector uses TI's DarkChip3 chip and a 6X-speed RGBRGB color wheel, and it has a rated light output of 2,000 ANSI lumens and a rated contrast ratio of 5,000:1. The HT6050 is ISFccc-certified, features horizontal and vertical lens shifting, and is designed to meet the Rec 709 HD color standard out of the box. The HT6050 is available now.

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BenQ America Corp. has announced its new professional-grade home theater projector, the HT6050. The Colorific HT6050 leverages the Rec. 709 HDTV standard to deliver best-in-class color accuracy at native full HD resolution -- right out of the box -- to give movie enthusiasts and discerning videophiles a stunning entertainment experience.

Rec. 709 is the international HDTV standard that guarantees the accurate reproduction of HD cinematic color as the director intended. With a 6X speed RGBRGB color wheel, the HT6050 is calibrated for cinematic quality to deliver refined colors that are the truest possible reproduction of the original video palette. Generating industry-leading levels of contrast ratio performance, the HT6050 produces deep, true blacks and its high native contrast clearly resolves subtle layers and fine details in dark scenes for a truly awe-inspiring visual experience. Furthermore, BenQ has taken extreme measures to guard against stray light leakage from the light tunnel affecting contrast and obscuring fine details with a special black paint that seals the projector's light engine to boost contrast and render all dark scene details superbly. Featuring class-leading high fill factor, the HT6050 shines more light into each pixel, improving definition for small text and fine details, while eliminating the "screen door effect" for stunning image realism.

"The new HT6050 projector uses the latest DLP DarkChip3 technology and a unique color wheel design to deliver HD cinematic color right out of the box," said J.Y. Hu, vice president at BenQ America Corp. "Customers no longer have to settle for a less-than-cinema-grade experience and can enjoy excellent video quality and accurate colors just as the director intended -- right in the comfort of their own home and at an affordable price point compared to models that cost two to three times more."

Along with HD cinematic color quality, the HT6050 uses BenQ's exclusive CinemaMaster advanced audio and video processing suite to enhance video content with smoother motion, more true-to-life color saturation, sharper pixel detail and improved flesh tones. It boasts stunning 1080p resolution with 2,000 ANSI lumens and a 5,000:1 contrast ratio. It's equipped with five optional big zoom lenses from 0.77:1 to 5:1 with -20~60 percent vertical and ± 5 percent horizontal lens-shifting. Along with its flexible placement design, integrators have more image-adjustment settings for faster setup.

Featuring a newly designed cooling system, the HT6050 delivers whisper-quiet operation without distracting fan noise interrupting the viewer's movie-going experience. Its dual HDMI connectivity (HDMIx1, HDMI/MHLx1) means one cable can stream video and audio to the HT6050 without multiple wires cluttering the space. Customers also have even more content options. With a simple MHL cable or dongle, customers can directly stream full HD content from any MHL-enabled smartphone or tablet to the big screen. Its auto power on/off with HDMI-CEC option helps customers save power by allowing them to turn off a Blu-ray player through the HT6050 remote.

The HT6050 is ISFccc-certified by the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF), enabling viewers to enjoy a professionally calibrated picture with two optimized modes -- ISF Day and ISF Night. The projector also features BenQ's renowned SmartEco energy-saving technology to automatically adjust lamp brightness based on content to project richer blacks and increase contrast for tiny text and subtle details. The HT6050's full HD 1080p optical system uses only the highest-grade glass for superior light penetration and realistic image quality. Proprietary low-dispersion lens coatings minimize chromatic aberration, so viewers can enjoy their favorite HD content in brilliant clarity.

The HT6050 also offers an optional full HD wireless kit, which is a perfect add-on to stream uncompressed 1080p content, including 3D, from a central location to the projector. Easy setup pairs with the projector automatically, while zero latency performance gives viewers smooth video and gaming with virtually no lag. Four powerful antennas provide up to 100 feet of wireless coverage, and Dynamic Frequency Selection switches channels for smooth, sharp streaming, even through walls.

The HT6050 home theater projector is now available via BenQ Integrators' Choice distribution partners and retails for $3,799. 

Additional Resources
• More information about BenQ's full line of projectors is available at www.BenQ.us.
BenQ Introduces $999 MH530 1080p Projector at HomeTheaterReview.com.


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