Acer Announces Projector That Uses Laser-based Light

The benefit is a much longer lasting light source of up to 20,000 hours, instead of the usual 3,000 hours of a projector lamp.

According to the manufacturer, the 520 Hybrid LED laser projector delivers a dynamic contrast ratio of up to 100,000:1, 2000 lumens of brightness, 3D image output support, as well as VGA, composite video/audio and HDMI ports. the projector has a maximum output resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA), but supports 720p and 1080p input signals.

Acver said that the K520 comes with the company's EcoProtection power management feature that reduces power consumption by up to 90 percent.

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  • digiex
    Laser LED are more crisper than conventional white LED.

    Projected price of the projector?
  • __-_-_-__
    laser projector... ouch... better be careful where you point at. Turn the power to max and you make a hole in a wall.
  • ProDigit10
    casio slim line is one.
    This one will most likely be lower quality.
    4/3 is not as good as 16/9
    2000 lumen is not very much. 100k contrast ratio is insane though!
    Good for the bedroom, and 6-12 seat pitch dark living room, to project a 86cm diag screen on the wall; nothing more.