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Benq MH741 Projector

10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 36dB Sep 2015
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The BeQ MH741 is just what you need to perfect your presentation in all settings. Boasting 4000 ANSI lumens and 10000:1 high contrast ratio, this Full HD 1080P projector also offers vertical and... More
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15 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This projector received a rating of 90 out of 100 from expert review website projectorcentral.com. If all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year are ranked by average expert review score then this data projector is in the top 6%.

Benq Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,080 owner and expert reviews, Benq has good ratings for its data projectors. Benq also has good ratings specifically within its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors range compared to other manufacturers.

Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that it was easy to handle. Projectorcentral.com wrote in their Benq MH741 review this year “It actually handles video and games better than some 1080p projectors sold as crossover models for home”.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good quality. Projectorcentral.com said in their Benq MH741 review this year “A rock-solid image, good color quality” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq MH741 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year.

There are a number of other data projectors which support 3D image projection currently available which you might also want to consider including the Acer H6517ST ($551.99) which is cheaper.

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Benq MH741 supports Full HD projection. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year also support Full HD projection.

There are a number of alternative projectors which support Full HD projection currently available that you might also want to consider including the Acer H6517ST ($551.99) which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the MH741, the Benq MH741 has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Acer H6517ST ($551.99) which is cheaper.

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MH741 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the MH741 is XGA (1024x768) and the best is WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MH741 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the MH741. The projector brightness of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the MH741 range from 600 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Benq MH741 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) data projector, which is the most common resolution supported by 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the MH741. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this projector.

This projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is actually the best supported resolution across all 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released one year ago.

The worst supported resolution amongst similar types of projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Supports Four Video Colour Modes

The Benq MH741 has a greater number of video colour modes than most 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year. This multimedia projector supports a Dynamic video colour mode, which is the most commonly supported video colour mode supported by projectors of a similar type and age to the MH741. The video colour modes "Cinema", "Presentation" and "sRGB" are also supported by this Benq projector.

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Fairly Big Offset

At 130 percent, the Benq MH741 has a quite big offset compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the MH741. The smallest offset of projectors that have been available for a similar time to the MH741 is 62%, the biggest is 150%, and the average offset is 110%.

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Quite High Maximum Horizontal Synchronization

The Benq MH741 has a fairly high maximum horizontal synchronization (102 kilohertz) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the MH741. Across all the comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the MH741 the maximum horizontal synchronization range from 100kHz to 110kHz.

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Very Bright Lamp Power in Economic Mode

The dimmest lamp power in economic mode of multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the MH741 is 120W, the brightest is 280W, and the average lamp power in economic mode is 180W. The Benq MH741 has one of the brighter lamp powers in economic mode (260 Watts) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the MH741, the Benq MH741 does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At only 3,500 hours, the Benq MH741 has a very short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the MH741. The shortest service life of lamp in economic mode of similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MH741 is 3,500h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 7,900h.

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Quite Short Lamp Service Life

The Benq MH741 has a fairly short lamp service life (only 2,500 hours) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. The average lamp service life of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MH741 is 6,500h.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Benq MH741 is a one USB 2.0 port projector. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released more than a year ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The power consumption in economy mode of projectors of a similar type and age to the MH741 range from 170W to 760W. At 270 Watts, the Benq MH741 has a fairly high power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the MH741.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level in Economy Mode

The average noise level in economy mode of projectors that came out around the same time as the MH741 is 30dB. With a noise level in economy mode of 31 decibels, the Benq MH741 has one of the louder noise levels in economy mode amongst projectors of this age.

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Only One Audio in Port

The Benq MH741 is a one audio in port projector.

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Fairly High Power Consumption During PowerSave

At 270 Watts, the Benq MH741 has a fairly high power consumption during PowerSave compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to the MH741. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the MH741 the power consumption during PowerSave range from 0.18W to 290W, and the average power consumption during PowerSave is 130W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq MH741

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this projector was released.

Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the Benq MH741 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Number of Colours
Wide Projection Distance
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Offset
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
Video Colour Mode
Analog Signal Format System
3D Format
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Audio Out Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

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The BenQ MH741 is a potentially good fit as a data projector that can double for occasional home entertainment use. For data presentations, it delivers crisp detail, a rock-solid image, good color...

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Electricity cost when switched on $82.45
Electricity cost when on standby $2.87
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Total running cost over 5 years $85.32
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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