Eco Blank Mode
The Eco Blank mode allows teachers to blank the projection screen whenever they need to direct their students' focus back on them – or simply when the projector is not in use. When activated, this special feature dims the lamp power automatically, lowering the total power consumption by 70%.
Full Power On
100% Lamp Power
Attention on the Projection Screen
Eco Blank Mode On
30% Lamp Power at the Lowest
Attention on the Class Instructor
The SmartEco Mode, which cleverly adjusts the lamp power to maximize power saving by delivering the best contrast and brightness performance using only as much light as needed.
296W Projector Power
Enhanced Details in Darkened Scenes
163W Projector Power Consumption
(Source: 2010 Philips white paper)
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.
100% Lamp Power
No Source Detected
30% Lamp Power
0.5W in Standby Mode
When inactive, the MW821ST complies with 2013 EU standards by keeping power consumption to a minimum using less than 0.5 W on standby, extending lamp life and reducing energy costs.
Audio Pass Through
Audio Pass Through allows users to engage the projector's speakers in standby mode - without wasting energy and preserving lamp life.
*PointDraw 3.0 Pen
The PointDraw 3.0 pen has been equipped with an Accelerometer for an improved writing experience. Patented coaxial design gives the most intuitive writing experience with QDraw3 Interactive Software. Pens are rechargeable via standard micro USB cable or by plugging into a specially-designed BenQ Charging cradle.
QDraw3 Software (Bundled with PointDraw 3.0 Pen)
*PointDraw is not included and is sold separately.
QDraw3 software helps teachers present and annotate teaching materials of all formats, from PowerPoint to PDF to webpages. The software works across all platforms and all devices, including Windows, Mac and Linux, for maximum flexibility. Download the free app from App Store and Play Store to connect your mobile device to the PC/Mac installed with QDraw3 for added presentation and annotation capabilities.
3D Capability Improvement
Research has shown a 46% increase in student engagement and a 34% increase in test scores with the use of DLP 3D projection. The MW821ST supports HDMI, designed to maximize your audiovisual enjoyment* with the capacity to pass two simultaneous 1080p signals with one connection.
* The 3D formats supported are 3D field-sequentials, 3D frame-packing, 3D top-and-bottom and 3D side-by-side.
Various 3D format supported
|Source / format
||3D Field Sequential
||3D frame packing
||3D top bottom
||3D side by side
|D SUB-PC||V|| ||V||V
|S-video||V|| || ||
|Video||V|| || ||
Hassle-free projector maintenance
LAN Control with Crestron and PJ-Link
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 MW821ST offers seamless support for the Crestron and PJ-Link LAN Control system.
LAN Display offers a cost-effective solution for projector implementation management using a single LAN cable to control and display. This feature also offers simultaneous 4-1 or partial projection display option for better content management for discussions, presentations, training and classroom teaching.