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3500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 32dB 700 ANSI Lumens Feb 2013
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The ASUS B1M Ultra-bright Wireless LED Projector delivers incredibly bright, sharp visuals with native WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution, 700 lumens light output, and a 100% NTSC color scale to project... More
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22 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The editor of one expert review site said that this 3500:1 contrast ratio data projector was pioneering. This multimedia projector received an "Innovation Award" from Xfastest.com.

Two more expert review sites both said that this multimedia projector was good. This projector received an "Approved" award from Insidehw.com and it received a "Great Buy" award from Hard-h2o.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

This 3500:1 contrast ratio data projector has an average expert rating of 80% based on two expert reviews from sites including pcmagazine.ru and log.com.tr. That puts this multimedia projector in the bottom 100% of all the projectors of this age and spec.

User Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this 3500:1 contrast ratio data projector on average 84 out of 100.

Popular Choice

Across all data projectors, the B1M is one the fastest selling products currently on the market according to Amazon sales data.

Good Connectivity

A few people who purchased the Asus B1M thought it was wifi compatible. Three years ago A. Blok wrote on Amazon “Excellent except the WiFi” in their review. A. Blok also mentioned “Please fix the software so that the B1M uses industry standard wireless content beaming technology”. Trotter mentioned in their Asus B1M review “Is it "Wireless"? Here is my only disappointment with the projector.”.

Two people who purchased the product considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Two years ago Cesinge said on Amazon “And so an HDMI port was a plus” in their review of the Asus B1M. Rhj501 mentioned in their review of the Asus B1M on Amazon “We had the screen size huge! Really useful as it takes hdmi and comes with a vga cable so good for tv in as well as laptops”.

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Reasonably Priced

Three Asus B1M owners who reviewed this projector concluded that it was good value for money. Carlos wrote two years ago “Nothing special for this price (472” in his review of this projector. Trotter said in their review of this projector “It's reasonably priced” and scored this projector very highly.

Good Sound Quality

Several Asus B1M owners mentioned in their reviews that this projector had good sound quality. Trotter wrote in their review “If you do have a pair of speakers you can easily plug in (to your computer or the projector), go for it”.

Good Size

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Jt wrote in November this year “Compact, lightweight and yet with crystal clear presentation this is a wonderful projector”. Tim Grant gave the Asus B1M a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “It is lightweight and small in size” in his review.

Easy to Use

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Two years ago Cesinge wrote on Amazon “The device is extremely easy to use” in their Asus B1M review and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Cesinge also wrote “I usually work with of a projected image of about 1-1.5m wide.)It comes with a handy small pouch, very easy to wear”. Xiaowen Li said in their Asus B1M review “It just peel off from the control, never has such bad quality remote control before” .

Good Remote Control

Two people concluded that it had a good remote control.

Nice Design

One customer thought the Asus B1M was well designed. Two years ago Cesinge gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The pouch is well designed to contain the power supply” in their Asus B1M review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person concluded that this projector was quiet. Agj mentioned “Unit has worked well for 10 months - quiet in Eco mode” .

One customer concluded that this projector was noisy. Trotter wrote on Amazon three years ago “Nice decent sound, loud enough to cover the noise of the fan (which, btw, is a bit loud)” in their review of the Asus B1M and rated the product as excellent.

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Good Battery Life

One customer who reviewed it wrote that it had a good battery life. Two years ago Rhj501 said “Highly recommended because it also has an inbuilt battery making it portable.” and rated it as excellent.

Good Picture Quality

One Asus B1M owner who purchased the product concluded that it was good for watching movies. Xiaowen Li mentioned on Amazon “It's good for project for movies and photos.” in their review of this projector.

Good Product Quality

Some people agreed that the Asus B1M was good quality.

Asus Has Good Projector Reviews

Asus is one of the better rated projector brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Asus also has good reviews for its 3500:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other 3500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the B1M, the Asus B1M has a built-in speaker.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

3500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the B1M have noise levels of between 32dB and 38dB. At only 32 decibels, the Asus B1M has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 3500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the B1M.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Asus B1M is a two built-in speaker data projector.

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Very High Number of Colours

The lowest number of colours of 3500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the B1M is 16M and the highest is 1,100M. When compared to other 3500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the B1M, the Asus B1M's number of colours of 1,070 million is one of the highest.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Asus B1M has a greater number of supported image formats than most multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to it. This projector supports a BMP image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years. The image format "JPG" is also supported by this Asus data projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The quietest noise level in economy mode of 3500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than two years ago is 25dB and the loudest is 31dB. With a noise level in economy mode of only 28 decibels, the Asus B1M has a quite quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The Asus B1M does not support 3D image projection, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the B1M also do not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago, the Asus B1M does not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most projectors of this age and spec do not support WiFi connectivity. The Asus B1M is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

Most 3500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the Asus B1M which has one VGA (D-Sub) port.

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Only Supports Five Video Formats

The number of supported video formats on the Asus B1M is more than most multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as it. This Asus data projector supports an MP4 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the B1M. The video formats "3GP", "AVI", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this projector.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus B1M

Average Running Costs

The B1M has an average 1 year running cost of £31 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 7 multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the B1M over three years ago.

1280 X 800 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Asus B1M is 1280 x 800. That's 47% less resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found native projector resolution on projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 700 ANSI lumens, the Asus B1M has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that are a similar age to the B1M.

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Specification

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Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Video
3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
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DVI Port
D-Sub PC in Port
DC-In Jack
HDMI Version
Headphone Output
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AV Input
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Preset Mode
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Supported Audio Format
Image Format
Video Format
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Document Format
Design
Colour
LED Indicator
Tripod Mountable
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Battery
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Manual
User Guide
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Cable Included
Other Features
Technical Details

3 Awards

xfastest.com Innovation Award hard-h2o.com Great Buy insidehw.com Approved

Expert Reviews

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Insidehw.com

12 July 2013

Insidehw.com

Despite the advancement of TVs to much longer diagonals, 3D, OLED and Smart technology, and projectors are still the synonym for enjoying movies and sports, of course, not counting the cinemas and... Read more…

7 February 2015

Son y?llarda piyasaya sürülen portatif projektörler epey revaçta. Bu durumun fark?nda olan üreticiler de kullan?c?lar?n ilgisini çeken ta??nabilir projektörlere imza at?yor. Daha önce... Read more…

700 lmen parlaklk
WiFi destei
Mae gabaryty iwaga
Niewielki pobr energii
Dobra aplikacja mobilna
Dahili pil yok, daha sessiz olabilirdi
Saba jako kolorw
1 November 2013

Mo?liwo?ciTestowany projektor mo?e funkcjonowa? jak ka?de inne urz?dzenie tego typu, wy?wietlaj?c obraz z wej?cia HDMI lub VGA. Maksymalna rozdzielczo?? obrazu to 1280x800, a proporcje kraw?dzi... Read more…

8 August 2013

Hard-h2o.com

Los sistemas audiovisuales han evolucionado en los últimos años, dotándolos de mayor conectividad, resolución y características técnicas. Los proyectores toman gran protagonismo, como el... Read more…

27 May 2013

????????? B1M ??????????????????? DLP ????????????????????????????????? 700 ?????????? 200 ???? 500 ??????????????????????????????????????????????APP???????????????????????????? 25000 ???????????...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 September 2013 by Trotter
(Verified Purchase)

Awesome. Ignoring, for a moment, that I'm now the most popular venue for film nights amongst my friends (just kidding), the projector is awesome. To actually give this product a decent review,... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2015 by Mark
(Verified Purchase)

Beautifully made, some useful aspects such as USB charger, but it is very much a mini projector with very low lumens. Thought it would be useful for watching a movie on, but it needs to be very... Read more…

Reviewed 27 August 2014 by TooFar
(Verified Purchase)

Surprisingly simple to set up and use. The light is bright enough with curtains drawn. My laptop has a displayport so I use a cable with displayport plug for laptop and HDMI plug for the... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2014 by D. Richman
(Verified Purchase)

The projector is amazing. Hard to believe that it is possible to get this picture quality, brightness and image size from a device with the footprint no bigger than a CD case. The only gripe I... Read more…

Reviewed 22 September 2014 by Rhj501
(Verified Purchase)

This projector is awesome. Screen size automatically adjusts depending on where you place it. Had it for the world cup and we had the screen size huge! really useful as it takes hdmi and comes... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus b1, asus b1m, asus b1mr, asus 90lj0020b0002
Barcodes 00044111664966, 00132017770185, 00629624544785, 00886227266616, 00886227266647, 00886227927449, 04053162812253, 04716659266594, 04716659266648, 08862272666160

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