BenQ Canada Corp. today announced that the first short-throw education projectors to feature the company's cutting-edge, mercury-free blue core light engine are now available in Canada: the LX60ST and LW61ST. Designed to offer stunning visual performance and color accuracy with an ultra-high 80,000:1 contrast ratio, the blue core light engine utilizes a laser light source rather than a traditional mercury lamp. The result is up to 20,000 hours of reliable brightness, complete elimination of lamp replacement costs, and a 90-percent reduction in light source power consumption. In addition, BenQ's blue core light engine-driven SmartEco Advanced(TM) technology optimizes the units' light source systems to deliver exceptional brightness, longer life, and high-energy efficiency.
"For educators, the LX60ST and LW61ST blue core light engine projectors drastically reduce costs while offering unrivalled performance with their ultra-high contrast ratio," said Mike Booker, Vice President of Sales at BenQ Canada Corp. "With the blue core light engine, users will never have to replace a lamp for the entire life of the product. Furthermore, there are no filters to change so schools simply need to install the projector and never touch it again for the life of the product."