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Benq LX60ST
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Benq LX60ST Projector

XGA (1024x768) 33dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Jun 2012
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The LX60ST 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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17 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 83 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, projectorcentral.com and chinese.vr-zone.com.

Benq Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 2,080 owner and expert reviews for Benq data projectors and found that on average Benq has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has good ratings specifically within its projectors range.

Good Picture Quality

One person who purchased the product considered that it had good picture quality.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed the Benq LX60ST thought it had good sound quality.

Good Product Quality

One Benq LX60ST reviewer concluded that the product was good quality. Four years ago Projectorcentral.com said in their review “The BenQ LX60ST 1024x768 DLP projector delivers excellent data image quality, lots of connection options, reasonably good audio quality”.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq LX60ST has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec do not have a built-in speaker.

Other data projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider include the Epson PowerLite 98 which has better reviews.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq LX60ST supports 3D image projection. Most of the other projectors of this spec and age also support 3D image projection.

We compared all the other projectors which support 3D image projection to this projector and we think the Benq W7000+, the JVC DLA-X95R, and the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030ub ($2,995.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Benq LX60ST supports a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) (which is also supported by this projector). The worst resolution of all data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the LX60ST is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the Benq LX60ST has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the LX60ST. Across all the projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the LX60ST the RMS rated power range from 1W to 30W.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The Benq LX60ST has more built-in speakers than most of the projectors that have been around for a similar time to the LX60ST. Most of the similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago only have one built-in speaker, however this multimedia projector has two built-in speakers.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At 20,000 hours, the Benq LX60ST has a fairly long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age. Data projectors that were launched around the same time as the LX60ST have service life of lamp in economic mode of between 2,000h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 6,900h.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Benq LX60ST is a three VGA (D-Sub) port data projector. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age have between 1 and 11 VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The Benq LX60ST is a three USB 2.0 port projector.

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Very Big Offset

Projectors of a comparable spec and age to the LX60ST have offsets of between 0.03% and 140%. When compared to other projectors of a similar age and type to the LX60ST that we have checked the offset of, the Benq LX60ST's offset of 130 percent is one of the biggest.

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Two Audio in Ports

Most projectors of a comparable age and spec to the LX60ST have between one and three audio in ports, including the Benq LX60ST which has two audio in ports.

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Quite Long Lamp Service Life

The average lamp service life of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the LX60ST is 7,900h. At 10,000 hours, the Benq LX60ST has a quite long lamp service life compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the LX60ST.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many data projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Most data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the LX60ST do not support Full HD projection. The Benq LX60ST is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.

We compared all the other projectors which also support Full HD projection to this projector and we think the Benq W7000+, or the Panasonic PT-RZ470 ($3,659.99) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most projectors that were released more than two years ago do not support WiFi connectivity. The Benq LX60ST is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Benq GP20 is also worth considering.

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Only XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq LX60ST is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than the most common native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LX60ST ranges from SVGA (800x600) to 1080p (1920x1080).

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This multimedia projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many multimedia projectors of this type and age.

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Very Low Number of Colours

With a number of colours of only 1.07 million, the Benq LX60ST has one of the lower numbers of colours amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The lowest number of colours of projectors that were released more than two years ago is 1M and the highest is 1,100M.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

At 32 decibels, the Benq LX60ST has a fairly loud noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the LX60ST. The quietest noise level in economy mode of projectors that were released more than two years ago is 20dB and the loudest is 40dB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq LX60ST

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this projector was released.

Average Noise Level

The Benq LX60ST has a fairly average noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the LX60ST.

Other 33dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available which you might also want to consider include the Benq W7000+ which has better reviews.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Benq LX60ST has a pretty typical projector brightness (2,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the LX60ST.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2,000 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Benq W7000+, or the Acer H9500BD.

If you want a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Epson EH-TW5910 (2,100 ANSI lumens), or the Optoma HD50 (2,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Projector
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Resolution
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Video
Graphics Resolution
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Headphone Output
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
Multimedia
Integrated TV Tuner
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
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
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
F-Number / Relative Aperture
Connectivity
Aspect Ratio

Expert Reviews

(4)
13 September 2012

The BenQ LX60ST business projector delivers relatively low brightness with a 2,000 lumen rating, but its laser light source allows eco-friendly features and a potentially low total cost of...

13 August 2012

The BenQ LX60ST 1024x768 DLP projector delivers excellent data image quality,lots of connection options, reasonably good audio quality, and suitable brightness for a small to medium size... Read more…

2 November 2012

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Short-throw lens
Mercury-free, laser light source designed to last for the life of the projector
High-quality data image
High initial cost
Relatively low brightness by today's standards
21 October 2012

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Electricity cost when switched on $66.96
Electricity cost when on standby $2.85
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Total running cost over 5 years $69.81
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0.45T
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lx60st, benq lx60, benq lx60s, benq lx60st
Barcodes 00151902974446, 04718755032585
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