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BenQ TH690ST short throw projector has 8 ms response at 120 Hz for gaming

The BenQ TH690ST short throw projector has a minimum response time of 8.3 ms. (Image source: BenQ)
The BenQ TH690ST short throw projector has a minimum response time of 8.3 ms. (Image source: BenQ)
The BenQ TH690ST short throw projector is available in Europe. The device has several features aimed at gamers, such as an 8.3 ms response time at 1080p 120 Hz resolution. The gadget also supports 4K at 60 Hz, and a Game Mode enhances the image based on ambient lighting. The light source can last up to 20,000 hours with a peak brightness of 2,300 lumens.

The BenQ TH690ST short throw projector has launched in Europe; the device, aimed at gamers, arrived in North America earlier this year. With a 1080p native resolution and a DLP projection system, the gadget has 84% DCI-P3 and 98% Rec.709 color coverage and a 500,000:1 contrast ratio. The light source is expected to last for 20,000 hours with typical use, with a maximum brightness of 2,300 lumens. The device supports HDR10 and can throw an image 100-in (~254 cm) wide from 4.9 ft (~1.5 m) away, thanks to 1.2X zoom and a throw ratio as short as 0.69.

Gaming-ready features include an 8.3 ms response time and a 1080p resolution at 120 Hz, or 4K at 60 Hz with a 33.4 ms lag. Game Mode enhances the picture based on the ambient brightness for a more immersive experience. A TreVolo sound system with two 5 W speakers provides rich audio, with support for 5.1 surround sound. You can connect various gadgets, such as PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch or Xbox Series X, to the projector via HDMI 2.0b ports.

You can perfect the projection with 2D keystone and select from various picture modes, like Cinema and Sports. The gadget is designed for indoor use, measuring 366 x 244 x 118 mm (~14.4 x 9.6 x 4.6-in) and weighing 3.6 kg (~7.9 lbs). You can currently buy the BenQ TH690ST short throw gaming projector for €1,199 (~US$1,198), £1,099 (~US$1,250) or US$1,099.

The BenQ TH690ST short throw projector. (Image source: BenQ)
The BenQ TH690ST short throw projector. (Image source: BenQ)

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Polly Allcock, 2022-09-19 (Update: 2022-09-19)