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Benq LW61
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Benq LW61 Projector

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WXGA (1280x800) 33dB 2,500 ANSI Lumens Mar 2013
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The LW61ST+ features the BlueCore light engine technology to bring you optimized visual display and energy efficiency. Utilizing SmartEco Advanced Technology, you're able to reduce light source... More
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Two Industry Awards

This Benq multimedia projector received a "Recommended" from F1cd.ru who concluded that this data projector was good.

One additional expert review site concluded that this multimedia projector was good. This Benq multimedia projector received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com.

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 for its projectors compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq LW61 has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the LW61 do not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Sony VPL-SW526C which is cheaper.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq LW61 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the LW61.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative data projectors which support 3D image projection currently available including the EH-TW9200, or the EH-TW7200 both from Epson or the Panasonic PT-AT6000E which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the Benq LW61 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by multimedia projectors of this age and type. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this data projector. In addition, this multimedia projector supports a graphics resolution of 1280 x 800 (WXGA). The best resolution of all multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the LW61 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) and the worst is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Projectors of this type and age have RMS rated power of between 1W and 30W. At 20 Watts, the Benq LW61 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Benq LW61 is a two built-in speaker projector.

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Very High Maximum Vertical Synchronization

When compared to other projectors of this age and spec that we have assessed the maximum vertical synchronization of, the Benq LW61's maximum vertical synchronization of 120 kilohertz is one of the highest. The maximum vertical synchronization of projectors of this type and age range from 0.085kHz to 120kHz.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

Across all the data projectors of this spec and age the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 2,000h to 30,000h. The Benq LW61 has one of the longer service life of lamp in economic mode (20,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The Benq LW61 is a three USB 2.0 port projector.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Benq LW61 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port multimedia projector. Most of the other data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the LW61 have between 1 and 11 VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Fairly High Maximum Horizontal Synchronization

Projectors that are a similar age to the LW61 have maximum horizontal synchronization of between 85kHz and 110kHz. With a maximum horizontal synchronization of 102 kilohertz, the Benq LW61 has one of the higher maximum horizontal synchronization amongst projectors of this age.

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Fairly Long Lamp Service Life

With a lamp service life of 10,000 hours, the Benq LW61 has a fairly long lamp service life compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type. Data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the LW61 have lamp service lives of between 1,500h and 30,000h.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on projectors of this age and spec.

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7 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this projector is 68 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including erenumerique.fr and pcworld.pl.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other projectors of this spec and age, the Benq LW61 does not support Full HD projection.

It is worth also looking at other data projectors which also support Full HD projection including the EH-TW9200, or the EH-TW7200 both from Epson or the Panasonic PT-AT6000E which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Benq LW61 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors that have been available for around the same time as the LW61 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors of this age and spec the projector brightness range from 300 ANSI lumens to 9,200 ANSI lumens. The Benq LW61 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the LW61.

If this data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Sony VPL-SW526C (2,500 ANSI lumens and cheaper) or the Epson EH-TW9200 (2,400 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This multimedia projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most commonly supported zoom ratio on data projectors of this age and type.

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Quite Low Number of Colours

At only 1.07 million, the Benq LW61 has a fairly low number of colours compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the LW61. Comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the LW61 have numbers of colours of between 1M and 1,100M.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

Across all the projectors of this type and age the noise levels in economy mode range from 20dB to 40dB, and the average noise level in economy mode is 29dB. With a noise level in economy mode of 32 decibels, the Benq LW61 has one of the louder noise levels in economy mode amongst projectors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq LW61

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Benq projector was released.

WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

The Benq LW61 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq LW61 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the LW61.

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Specification

Projector
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Number of Colours
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Video
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
HDMI Version
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Storage
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
Preset Mode
HDCP
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Weight
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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I do like just about everything about the BenQ LW61ST (click for specs) projector. OK, I'm not thrilled about the up front price, but that's the trade-off with lamp free projectors such as this...

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5 July 2012

BenQ propose de découvrir un nouveau vidéoprojecteur. Le BenQ LW61ST est doté de la technologie BluCore, une source lumineuse laser associée à une matrice DLP Texas Instrument, pour tenter de... Read more…

17 May 2012

Wysoki kontrast, oszcz?dno?? i d?ugi czas funkcjonowania ?ród?a ?wiat?a to zalety technologii BlueCore zastosowanej w tym modelu BenQ . Bazuje ona na laserze, a nie tradycyjnej lampie stanowi?cej... Read more…

1 August 2012

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Electricity cost when switched on $67.02
Electricity cost when on standby $2.85
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Total running cost over 5 years $69.87
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lw61st
Barcodes 04718755045493
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