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Chowmain - BenQ Universal Projector Driver

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Chowmain - BenQ Universal Projector Driver 
BenQ provide a universal serial rs232 API for their range of projectors. The Chowmain BenQ universal projector driver for Control4 provides seamless integration of BenQ projectors via this API and allows two way control & feedback over all the features you would expect with a projector. 

Use this driver to pre-emptively service your customer should lamp hours exceed a threshhold you have set and more. Combine with our notification suite or 4sight to send a push notification or email when this event fires. 


  • Two way serial rs232 driver with full feedback of projector settings for use with Commands and Events 
  • Power management 
  • Source selection 
  • Monitoring of multiple lamp hours and Event firing 
  • Set up of the projector via Actions tab, like position, lamp mode, high altitude etc 
  • Configuration of the various pictures settings like picture mode, color temperature, 3D sync 
  • Adjustments to Sharpness, Brightness and Contrast settings 
  • Volume Control and Mute Control 
  • Lamp Control 
  • etc 


Which projectors are supported? 
This driver utilises the currently available settings from the BenQ's universal API. Current and future projectors that adhere to this API will work with this driver. 

How do I find out more information about the driver? 
Please see the links below for more information about the driver. 

Chowmain Website 

Installation Guide 

How do I buy the driver? 
This driver can be purchased from our distributor driverCentral. 

Download Driver / Purchase Licence 

Who do i contact for technical support? 
We have two support desks. One in Australia and one in the US. Click on the link below for details. 


Do you provide trial licences? 
All Chowmain drivers for Control4 come with a 7 day trial. 

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