W1700 4K Home Theatre Projector- 3D BluRay Ready

BenQ being the global No. 1 DLP projector brand, announced new home theatre projector W1700 DLP model, bringing true 4K UHD HDR home...

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Brand BenQ
Type Projector
Tags 3D, 4K, Full HD, HDMI

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BenQ being the global No. 1 DLP projector brand, announced new home theatre projector W1700 DLP model, bringing true 4K UHD HDR home cinema all audiences at a sensible value. Performance and still budget-friendly the W1700 comes fully loaded with true 8.3 megapixel true UHD 4K resolution, (Not "enhanced" like Epson EH TW series, see review on 4K -- AIM) CinematicColor™ accuracy, and projection-optimized HDR for stunning true-to-life image quality.

BenQ W1700 4K UHD Home theatre Projector with Rec. 709

The BenQ W1700 4K home cinema projector brings you an immense amount of detail with 8.3 million pixels. The W1700 combines the incredible detail with HDR compatability or high dynamic range which improves the colour and shading of the image making brighter whites and deeper black come through at the same time resulting in a richer colour scale and better clarity. The W1700 is also cheap to run with up to 15,000 hour long lamp life making it a great addition to your home theatre.

key features

  • True 4K UHD 8.3M Pixel resolution
  • Hyper-Realistic Video Quality with Projector-Optimized HDR
  • BenQ CinematicColor™ Technology for supreme colors
  • >96% Rec.709 with Optimized RGBRGB Color Wheel
  • Auto Vertical Keystone Correction

True 4K HDR for Grand Cinema Experience

BenQ W1700 4K HDR CineHome Projector with CinematicColor™ technology expands the thrill of giant screen visuals in your living room. Gather your friends and family in front of the stunning 4K HDR images with immense video and resounding audio enhancement to enjoy an authentic digital cinema experience.

Theater-Like Image Quality

4K UHD True 8.3 Million Pixel Perfection

Producing 4K UHD 3840x2160 resolution with 8.3 million distinct pixels for each frame, W1700 utilizes revolutionary 0.47” single-DMD DLP technology to minimize the projector’s sleek, compact profile for modern lifestyles. With four times the resolution of Full HD 1080p, 4K UHD reduces pixel blur for awe-inspiring clarity and crisply defined fine details.


Stunning 4K Visuals Brought to Life
Producing 8.3 million distinct pixels (Epson does not have this feature.. AIM) for true 4K UHD performance, W1700 utilizes revolutionary 0.47” single-DMD DLP technology to minimize the projector’s sleek, compact profile for modern lifestyles , and pure 4K-optimized optical system for ultimate image precision and color accuracy without artifacts that can plague LCD projectors.

W1700’s pristine 4K video quality is supercharged by High Dynamic Range (HDR10) support, offering greater brightness and contrast range with auto image optimization to bring out every lifelike detail for cinema enjoyment. W1700 delivers breathtaking realism to the living room big screen. And full support for the latest HDCP 2.2 copy protection lets users enjoy all the fast-growing choices for 4K content.

Advanced CinematicColor™ Accuracy and Audiovisual Enhancement
Evoking genuine emotions by preserving authentic cinematic colors, W1700 employs exclusive BenQ CinematicColor™ technology and RGBRGB color wheel to meet the film industry’s highest standards of color accuracy. With over 96% coverage of Rec. 709 color gamut with precise Delta E<3 performance, W1700 faithfully reproduces exactly what filmmakers intended.

W1700’s astounding audiovisual performance is further enhanced by proprietary CinemaMaster Video+ and CinemaMaster Audio+ 2 technologies, turning even modest spaces into world-class cinema auditoriums with motion-adaptive edge pixel enhancement, sophisticated color algorithms, and beautiful flesh tone rendition as well as dramatic audio processing for resonant bass and soaring high notes.

Accurate Color and Image Integrity

With single DMD DLP technology to avoid inherent alignment issues of multiple panels, W1700 ensures immaculate image integrity and color accuracy. W1700 generates razor-sharp images and accurate colors devoid of artifacting such as blur, shadowing, and interference patterns for immaculate clarity.


Contemporary Lifestyle Design and Easy Setup
Blending beautiful aesthetics with flawless function, W1700’s lightweight design, sleek profile, and compact footprint blend perfectly into any décor. Comprehensively equipped with auto keystone correction and powerful 1.2X big zoom to accommodate any space, W1700 sets up without complicated installation hassles to host 4K movie nights at a snap.

Flawless Optics for Superb Image Quality



The BenQ 4K 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 you can enjoy your favorite 4K UHD content in brilliant clarity.

W1700 Lens
Hyper-Realistic Video Quality with HDR



Supercharged by HDR10 support with BenQ exclusive Auto HDR Color Rendition and Cinema-Optimized technology, W1700’s High Dynamic Range performance offers greater brightness, contrast range, and image optimization in a single step, bringing out every detail in 4K video content for superior cinema enjoyment.

W1700 HDR
Auto HDR Natural Color Rendition for Lifelike Color Realism



Unlike other HDR projectors with biased color temperature and oversaturated greens and reds, BenQ Auto HDR Natural Color Rendition technology unleashes breathtaking 4K HDR visuals with perfectly lifelike color performance automatically tuned to reflect nature.

W1700 HDR
Cinema-Optimized HDR Performance Preserves Dark Details in Total Clarity

While other HDR projectors can lose details and display incorrect greyscales, BenQ features cinema-optimized HDR technology to perfectly balance color saturation and rich color scale, preserving dark details in total clarity.



W1700 HDR Clarity
Cinematic Colour W1700
CinematicColor™ for Colors as Directors Envisioned

Enhancing optimal colors for precise picture quality, CinematicColor™ technology delivers Rec.709 HDTV color accuracy, RGBRGB color wheel technology, and high native ANSI contrast ratio to ensure incredible image performance with crisp visuals and sharp details for your home cinema enjoyment.

W1700 Cinematic colour
Only True Colors Convey Deep Feelings



True colors evoke feelings of sorrow, joy, romance and thrills by preserving the original image. BenQ home cinema projectors embody our belief to “Convey the truest color and impart the deepest feelings to the viewer.” Our THX and ISF dual-certified engineers lead the CinematicColor™ technology team of experts to deliver Rec.709 HDTV standard color coverage for perfect color consistency.

W1700 True colour
W1700 Colour Wheel
Authentic Rec.709 Color Accuracy



Rec.709 is the international HDTV standard that guarantees cinematic colors the director intended. With the RGBRGB color wheel, W1700 achieves over 96% Rec.709 coverage, guaranteeing Delta E performance less than 3 to reproduce authentic colors of Hollywood films.

W1700 REC709
Unparalleled Audiovisual Experience
Cinemaster Video
CinemaMaster Video+ for Majestic Scenes

CinemaMaster™ Video+ turns any room into a world-class home theater with video-enhancing technologies sure to please even the most critical movie enthusiasts.

Pixel Enhancer

Pixel Enhancer is a motion-adaptive edge enhancement feature that detects changes in color between an object and its background to produce sharp edges and precise surface textures.

W1700 Pixel enhancer
Color Enhancer

Color Enhancer modulates complex color algorithms to flawlessly render saturated colors, fine gradients, intermediate hues and subtle pigments.

W1700 Colour enhancer
Flesh Tone

The Flesh Tone feature prevents discoloration of skin tones from the light of the projection beam, portraying every skin tone in its most beautiful shade.

W1700 flesh tone enhancer
CinemaMaster Audio+ 2 for Massive Sound

Upgraded with dramatically wider frequency range from powerful 5-watt audio housed in a resonant sound chamber for deep bass and soaring highs, BenQ CinemaMaster Audio+ 2 audio-enhancing technology combines exclusive EQ algorithms for pure clarity and exotic materials such as magnesium and rubidium alloys to produce pure vocals, delicate details, and sensual sound quality as used by Hollywood studios, without distortion or noise.

W1700 Audio
Perfect Sound Modes to Fit Any Occasion

Custom-tuned sound modes adjust audio characteristics to deliver ideal audiovisual experiences for any type of entertainment, as if you were there live.

W1700 Audio Mode
Simple & Convenient Lifestyle Design

W1700’s lightweight design and sleek, compact profile accentuates beautiful aesthetics as well as intuitive functionality and eco-friendly design. A chic addition to your living room décor, W1700 makes your home simple and comfortable for immersing in movies with friends and family.

W1700 Sleek
Eco-Friendly Design with Smart Power Saving and Long Lamp Life

An ingenious solution that intensifies your viewing pleasure while saving money, BenQ SmartEco™ technology automatically adjusts lamp brightness based on content to project richer blacks and increase contrast for image details. LampSave Mode further extends projector lamp life up to 15,000 hours, minimizing lamp replacements and maintenance for an overall lower cost of ownership.


Auto Vertical Keystone for Easy Setup with Perfect Alignment

Countering the trapezoid effect when the projector must be placed off-center, such as simple placement on top of a table, the vertical keystone function adjusts the image for a professionally squared image. Keystone correction makes it simple to project ideally aligned images from a variety of locations.
W1700 zoom
1.2X Zoom for Big Pictures in Any Space

Big zoom maximizes available space with a range of throw distances for big-screen entertainment without the hassle of complicated installation.

*Place the BenQ projector at the right distance to maximize visual enjoyment, key in the number and let the “Throw Distance Calculator” do the math for you.

Set up to Enjoy a Full-Screen Cinematic Experience

In order to achieve a full-screen projection for your total viewing enjoyment, we strongly recommend setting up the projector by following the three instructions.

Using a projection screen in 16:9 with 4-side black masking. Make sure the projected image is fully expanded to make full usage of the display screen.
The suggested projected image size is at least 120” (approximately 3.9m).
Set the lamp mode to “SmartEco”.

 

Specifications:

 

Projection System‎ DLP‎
Native Resolution‎ 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)‎
Brightness (ANSI Lumens)‎ 2200 ANSI Lumens‎
Contrast Ratio‎ 10000:1‎
Display Color‎ 30 Bits (1,07 billion colors)‎
Aspect Ratio‎ Native 16:9 (6 aspect ratio selectable)‎
Throw Ratio‎ 1.47 - 1.76 (100" @ 3.25 m)‎
Projection Size‎ 60" ~ 200" / 300"‎
Zoom Ratio‎ 1.2X‎
Projection Offset**‎ 110%‎
Resolution Support‎ VGA (640 x 480) to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)‎
Horizontal Frequency‎ 15K-102KHz‎
Vertical Scan Rate‎ 23-120Hz‎
HDTV Compatibility‎ 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p‎
Weight‎ 4.2 kg / 9.2 lbs‎
Dimensions (W x H x D mm)‎ 353mm x 135mm x 272mm‎
Interface‎ HDMI-1 (HDMI 2.0 & HDCP 2.2)x1
HDMI-2 (HDMI 1.4a & HDCP 1.4)x1
Computer In-1 (D-sub 15pin, Female)x1
USB Type A (1.5A power)x1
USB Type mini B (Service)x1
Audio In (mini jack)x1
Audio Out (mini jack)x1
RS232 In (D-sub 9pin, male)x1
DC 12V Trigger (3.5mm Jack)x1
IR Receiver (Front+Top)x1‎
Power Consumption‎ 385W/330W/245W (Max/Normal/Eco)‎
DMD type‎ 0.47"‎
Light Source‎ Lamp‎
Light Source Life*‎ Normal 4000 hours
Economic 10000 hours
SmartEco 8000 hours‎
Noise Level‎ 33dBA / 29dBA‎
Build in Speaker‎ 5W x 1‎
Operating Temperature‎ 0~40 degrees (Celcius)‎
Standby Power Consumption‎ 0.5W‎
Security‎ Security Bar‎
On-Screen Display Languages‎ Arabic/ Bulgarian/ Croatian/ Czech/ Danish/ Dutch/ English/ Finnish/ French/ German/ Greek/ Hindi/ Hungarian/ Italian/ Indonesian/ Japanese/ Korean/ Norwegian/ Polish/ Portuguese/ Romanian/ Russian/ Simplified Chinese/ Spanish/ Swedish/ Turkish/ Thai/ Traditional Chinese (28 Languages) ‎
Accessories (Standard)‎ Remote Control w/ Battery x 1
Power Cord (by region) x 1(3m)
User Manual CD
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card (by region)
Lens cover x 1‎
Accessories (Optional)‎ Spare Lamp Kit
3D Glasses‎
Environmental Notice‎ *Lamp in this product contains mercury.To dispose of the product or used lamps, consult your local environment authorities for regulations

**Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental conditions and usage. Actual product's features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

***Offset is calculated by full-screen height.

****Resolution is 1920x1080 in 3D Mode.‎
Power Supply‎ VAC 100 ~ 240 (50/60Hz)‎

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