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BenQ MW853UST+
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BenQ MW853UST+

MW853UST+ WXGA 3200 ANSI Lumens Ultra Short Throw Projector

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A total classroom interactive solution, the MW853UST+ offers superior connectivity with an ultra-short throw design, dual HDMI inputs and optional PointWrite™ and or PointTouch™ interactivity. The 3,200 ANSI lumens, 10,000:1 crisp contrast ratio and enhanced SmartEco™ lamp technology deliver an accurate, crisp and long-lasting image. That's Colorifiic™! For flexible projector placement, the MW853UST+ includes an adjustable wall mount and delivers the world's first vertical lens shift to make installation easy and simple.

Key Features

  • Native WXGA (1280 x 800) Resolution
  • 3,200 ANSI Lumens, 10,000:1 High Contrast Ratio
  • Up to 7,000 Hours Lamp Life
  • PointWrite Interactive Kit Compatible
  • Vertical lens shift
  • Wall Mount Included

BenQ MW853UST+


Interactive Learning with BenQ's Leading Technology

Foster Active Learning Through PointWrite Interactivity and Classroom Collaboration

Keeping students involved and engaged is a central practice in the BenQ Smart Classroom concept- simply integrating MW853UST+ with latest PointWrite™ technology is a great way to let multiple students contribute at once. BenQ brings interactive innovation and touch solutions to a new level of simplicity, ease and control, supporting flipped learning and engaging students like never before. Teachers now can turn any space into an interactive whiteboard and get up to 4 students to collaborate simutaneously with PointWrite™ pens or simply with fingers.

MW853UST+ Foster Active Learning Through PointWrite Interactivity and Classroom Collaboration

PointWrite™ and PointTouch™ Features:

  • Interactive on any surface
  • Dual screen with multiple touch capabilities
  • Supports up to 4 pens/fingers
  • Effortless setup with only 1 second auto calibration*
  • An ultra-fast 0.016-second response time for a smooth writing experience

*Calibration speed may vary depending on computer system.
**The function is available with optional PointWrite Kit..

MW853UST+ PointWrite™ and PointTouch™ Features

Dual Screen with Multiple Touch Capabilities

BenQ's dual screen feature allows teachers to create an immersive learning experience by connecting two PointWrite™ interactive projectors to project two seamlessly merged screens. This creates a super-sized space for learning the solar system, virtual field trip around the world, or simply a great big canvas for collaboration.

MW853UST+Dual Screen with Multiple Touch Capabilities

Efficiency Installation with BenQ Thoughtful Product Design

Efficiency Installation with Wall Mount Alignment System

Designed to help ensure a fail-proof projector installation, BenQ has implemented extra help into its wall mount design. This installer-friendly ultra short-throw projector wall mount features an installation chart and a measuring ruler to help you find the most suitable projector-screen alignment and image position for your classroom.

Simple Steps to Installing BenQ's Wall Mount

MW853UST+ Efficiency Installation with Wall Mount Alignment System

1. Slide in the projector to connect with the wall mount.

MW853UST+ Efficiency Installation with Wall Mount Alignment System

2. Check the measuring ruler for the desired projection image size and adjust

MW853UST+ Efficiency Installation with Wall Mount Alignment System

3. Make minor adjustments to the image.

Lens Shift for Extra Room for Minor Miscalculations

Lens shift offers the extra flexibility to overcome any minor miscalculations during projector installation. All you have to do is adjust the switch to shift the projected image up or down by 4%. With this helpful feature, you'll never have to worry about positioning the projector slightly out of place again!

MW853UST+Lens Shift for Extra Room for Minor Miscalculations

Power Saving, Eco Friendly

Saving More on Power Consumption with BenQ's SmartEco™ Technology

Offering lower TCO and optimized projection through dynamic power saving, uncompromised brightness, exquisite picture quality and optimized lamp life – SmartEco Technology has perfected what a DLP projector can do. With this innovation, schools and corporates are able to save up to 70% of lamp power consumption and lower maintenance costs through dynamic power saving features while bringing an ultra-vivid viewing experience into every presentation.

MW853UST+ Saving More on Power Consumption with BenQ's SmartEco™ Technology

SmartEco Mode: Power Smarter

By detecting the input content to determine the amount of brightness required for optimum color and contrast performance, the SmartEco Mode is able to reduce lamp power while delivering the finest image quality. No compromise!

MW853UST+ SmartEco Mode: Power Smarter

*SmartEco Mode, the dynamic power saving mode,can save at least 70% power based on the projection content level.

Eco Blank Mode

The Eco Blank Mode, which lowers power consumption up to 70%, can be used to blank the projection screen when the projector is not in use, in turn eliminating distractions in class and redirecting students' focus back on the teacher.

MW853UST+ Eco Blank Mode

Full Power On
100% Lamp Power
Attention on the Projection Screen

MW853UST+ Eco Blank Mode

Eco Blank Mode On
30% Lamp Power at the Lowest
Attention on the Class Instructor

No Source Detected Mode

The automatic switch to Eco Blank Mode after the projector is turned on for over three minutes without a display source, eliminating unnecessary energy waste and prolonging the life of the projector lamp.

MW853UST+ No Source Detected Mode

Source Detected
100% Lamp Power

MW853UST+ No Source Detected Mode

No Source Detected
30% Lamp Power

LampSave Mode: Save More

Less lamp replacements and maintenance translates into an overall lower cost of ownership. The LampSave Mode does exactly that by adjusting the lamp power dynamically by content level to extend projector lamp life significantly by up to 50% as compared to normal mode.

MW853UST+ LampSave Mode: Save More

Good Things Come in Short Distances

Zero Space Constraints

You don't need a big room or a lot of free ceiling space to create a big picture when you've got an ultra short-throw projector! Teachers can turn every corner into the perfect place for educational use.

MW853UST+ Zero Space Constraints

Non Short-throw

MW853UST+ Zero Space Constraints


Zero Shadow Disruptions

An ultra short-throw projector can be placed close to the screen in front of the class and well out of students' way, greatly decreasing the occurrences of shadow disruptions. Teachers can enjoy teaching without worrying about the class being interrupted.

MW853UST+ Zero Shadow Disruptions

Non Short-throw

MW853UST+ Zero Shadow Disruptions


Zero Eye-Blinding Lights

An ultra short-throw projector keeps the projector light from shining directly into everyone's eyes. The intensity of the projector beam may be potentially harmful. So it's for the best to keep it out of the way.

MW853UST+ Zero Eye-Blinding Lights

Non Short-throw

MW853UST+ Zero Eye-Blinding Lights


Blu-ray Full HD 3D Supported

BenQ MW853UST+ is built with latest DLP® technology to support 3D functionlity, allowing schools to bring an immersive learning experience to their students with a simple preparation of 3D glasses and 3D content.

MW853UST+ Blu-ray Full HD 3D Supported

Hassle-Free Projector Maintenance

Projector Management through LAN Control

LAN Control is designed to help IT managers perform day-to-day projector maintenance and repair tasks efficiently and effectively – offering them full access and control over every projector directly from their workstations. The MW853UST+ offers seamless support for the Crestron and AMX LAN Control system.

MW853UST+ Projector Management through LAN Control

ecoFACTS Label

ecoFACTS can tell you how eco-friendly BenQ products are!

Development of eco-friendly products, BenQ doesn't just want to comply with green regulations passively, but also to actively develop eco-friendly products!

ecoFACTS declares BenQ's greatest efforts on the replacement of hazardous substances, material selection, packaging design, energy-saving design and other aspects of the products.

MW853UST+ ecoFACTS Label


BenQ Education Projector - Interactive Solutions to Maximize Classroom Learning

The videos introduces BenQ interactive projector product features and how it helps collaboration and learning enjoyment. It also shows the features of multi-touch and dual screen, allows students to share ideas on any flat surface with finger/any object on immersive screen.


BenQ Education Projector - Ultra Short - Throw Projector Features Efficient Installation Design

BenQ installer-friendly ultra short-throw projector wall mount alignment system is designed to help ensure a fail-proof projector installation. It features an installation chart and a measuring ruler to help you find the most suitable projector-screen alignment and image position for your classroom.


Introducing Colorific™ by BenQ - Accurate, crisp and long-lasting color -- that's Colorific.™

For radiant, life-like color, trust BenQ to deliver. From business presentations and educational venues to spectacular events and home entertainment, Colorific from BenQ is the only way to experience your projected images.


Discover the Ingenuity & Inner Workings of Colorific™ Projectors

BenQ's Colorific™ projectors radiate more than one billion colors by combining up to seven different colors to create vibrant, true to life images v. traditional 3-color LCD architecture.


See Color Science in Action

Unlike traditional LCD projectors, DLP technology uses both primary -- red, green and blue colors -- and secondary -- cyan, yellow and magenta, colors -- along with white light to deliver multiple viewing modes.



BenQ MW853UST+ Specifications

  1. Computer in 1 & 2 (D-sub 15pin)
  2. Monitor Out (D-sub 15pin)
  3. S-Video In (Mini DIN 4pin)
  4. HDMI 1 & 2
  5. LAN
  6. Composite Video in (RCA)
  7. USB (Type Mini B)
  8. PointWrite
  9. RS232 (DB-9pin)
  10. Audio In/Out (Mini Jack)
  11. Audio (L/R)
  12. USB (Type A)
BenQ MW853UST+ Specifications
Projection System DLP
Native Resolution WXGA(1200*800)
Brightness* (ANSI Lumens) 3200AL
Contrast Ratio 10,000:1
Display Color 1.07 Billion Colors
Lens F2.5,f=5.1mm
Aspect Ratio Native 16:10 (5 aspect ratio selectable)
Throw Ratio 0.35
Image Size (Diagonal) Optimization 80"-100" / Maximum 300"
Zoom Ratio Fix
Lamp Type 230W
Lamp Mode (Normal/ Economic/ SmartEco/ LampSave/ LumenCare)* 4000/5000/7000/NA/NA hours
Keystone Adjustment 1D, Vertical +/- 40 degrees
Projection Offset 136%~144% (±5%)
Resolution Support VGA(640 x 480) to UXGA(1600 x 1200)
Horizontal Frequency 15~102KHz
Vertical Scan Rate 23~120Hz
Interface Computer in (D-sub 15pin) x 2(Shared with component)
Monitor out (D-sub 15pin) x 1
Composite Video in (RCA) x 1
S-Video in (Mini DIN 4pin) x 1
HDMI x 2
Audio in (Mini Jack) x 1
Audio out (Mini Jack) x 1
Audio L/R x 1
Speaker 10W x 2
USB (Type mini B) x 1 (PointWrite interactive module)
USB (Type B) x1 ( FW download)
USB(Type A) x1 (1A Power for PT01 Touch module)
RJ45 x1 (LAN control)
RS232 (DB-9pin) x 1
IR Receiver x1 (Front)
Dimensions (W x H x D mm) 373.3*287.5*130.2mm (w/o Mirror)
373.3*287.5*201mm(w Mirror)

MW853USTplus Dimensions

HDTV Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Video Compatibility NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Weight 5KG(w/o wall mount)
Audible Noise (Normal/Economic Mode) 33/29 dBA (Normal/Economic mode)
Power Supply AC100 to 240 V, 50 to 60 Hz
Power Consumption typical 290W, stanby power <0.5W
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)
Picture Modes Dynamic/Presentation/sRGB/Cinema/(3D)/User 1/User 2
Accessories (Standard) Remote Control w/ Battery : RCE012
Power Cord (by region) : 2.9M
User Manual CD *1
Quick Start Guide *1
Warranty Card (by region) *1
VGA(D-sub 15pin) Cable *1
Dust filter(C SKU) *1
Wall mount kit (installation guide) *1
Accessories (Optional) Spare Lamp Kit : 5J.J8M05.011
Wall Mount : WM04G4
3D Glasses : DGD24
Document Camera : S30
PointWrite Kit (PW01U) P/N: 5J.J8L26.20E
PointWrite Pen Only P/N: 5J.J9A26.001
Touch Module P/N: 5J.J8L26.10E
*Lamp life results will vary depending on environmental conditions and usage. Actual product's features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Distance Chart:

MW853UST+ Distance Chart

Screen size
Screen size
Width (W)
Screen size
Height (h)
distance (D)
Offset (H) Scale
Distance between
Wall plate & projection screen (V)
Inch mm Inch mm Inch mm Inch mm Inch mm Inch
80 2032 67 1723 42 1077 11.11 282.3 11.02 280 495 254.7
85 2159 71 1831 45 1144 12.73 323.3 11.59 294.3 535 269
87 2210 73 1874 46 1171 13.40 340.3 11.82 300.2 555 274.9
90 2286 76 1939 47 1212 14.38 365.3 12.16 308.9 580 283.6
92 2337 77 1982 48 1239 15.01 381.3 12.38 314.4 600 289.1
95 2413 80 2046 50 1279 15.98 405.8 12.72 323 625 297.7
97 2464 81 2089 51 1306 16.65 422.8 12.95 328.9 645 303.6
100 2540 85 2154 53 1346 17.55 445.8 13.26 336.9 665 311.6

Wall Mount Chart:

MW853UST+ Ceiling Mount Chart


Download the BenQ MW853UST+ Data Sheet (PDF).

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