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Benq HT2050 Projector

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15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 29dB Feb 2016
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The BeQ Colorific HT2050 brings the true movie theater experience to your home. With stunning full HD 1080p resolution, perfectly balanced color, sharp, crystal-clear image with crisp shadow... More
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11 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Projectorcentral.com gave this Benq projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Multimedia projector expert review site projectorcentral.com scored this multimedia projector 100 out of 100. This means that projector experts think this projector is one of the very best latest 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Benq Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,080 user and expert reviews, Benq has good reviews for its data projectors. Benq also has good reviews specifically within its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other manufacturers.

Robust

One Benq HT2050 reviewer mentioned that it was well made. Expert website Projectorcentral.com rated it as very good and mentioned in their review of the Benq HT2050 “The HT3050 and HT2050 are built on the same platform.”.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq HT2050 supports 3D image projection, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for the last year do not support 3D image projection.

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Benq HT2050 supports Full HD projection, as do most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for the last year.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq HT2050 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for the last year.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most commonly found native projector resolution on 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

This data projector supports a graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA)|1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), which is typical of many data projectors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of recently released 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 35dB, and the noise levels range from 29dB to 39dB. At only 29 decibels, the Benq HT2050 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HT2050.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The average noise level in economy mode of latest 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 29dB, and the noise levels in economy mode range from 27dB to 32dB. At only 27 decibels, the Benq HT2050 has a fairly quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the HT2050.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Benq HT2050 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other new 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens, the Benq HT2050 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released in the last year. Projectors that are a comparable age to the HT2050 have projector brightness of between 2,000 ANSI lumens and 6,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Short Lamp Service Life

The Benq HT2050 has a fairly short lamp service life (only 500 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for the last year. The lamp service lives of newly released comparable spec projectors range from 500h to 7,000h, and the average lamp service life is 4,100h.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

Most similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the HT2050 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the Benq HT2050 which has one VGA (D-Sub) port.

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Heavy

The average weight of recently released multimedia projectors is 2.8kg. With a weight of 3.3 kilograms, the Benq HT2050 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HT2050.

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Very Wide

The average width of latest 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 320mm, and the widths range from 270mm to 390mm. At 380.5 millimeters, the Benq HT2050 is very wide compared to most of the other recently released 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Only One Audio in Port

Most recently released 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors have between one and two audio in ports, including the Benq HT2050 which has one audio in port.

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Fairly High Power Consumption During PowerSave

At 292 Watts, the Benq HT2050 has a quite high power consumption during PowerSave compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the HT2050. The average power consumption during PowerSave of newly released data projectors is 140W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Benq HT2050

Released Ten Months Ago

It was ten months ago when this multimedia projector was released.

Specification

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RS-232 Port
Component Video in Port
Headphone Output
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Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Remote (IR) Output
12V Trigger
Performance
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Built-In Speaker
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Expert Reviews

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30 October 2015

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The HT3050 and HT2050 are built on the same platform, but they each have unique characteristics, as follows:1. The HT3050 Cinema mode is more carefully calibrated to target Rec 709 standards while... Read more…

User Reviews

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Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Sheky
Sheky would recommend the BenQ HT2050

I baught two projectors 3LCD epson 2045 and benq 2050: The main features we buy the projector is the image quality with contrast and how feasible on spending. Lets compare features: 1. Brightness:... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $87.80
Electricity cost when on standby $2.86
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Total running cost over 5 years $90.66
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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