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Benq MS504A Projector

13000:1 SVGA (800x600) 33dB Oct 2013
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Featuring a brightness of 3000 ANSI lumens and a high contrast ratio of 13000:1, the cost-effective and eco-friendly MS504 offers a stunning full-screen presentation with the finest details... More
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12 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 11 owner reviews this multimedia projector has a terrific average owner rating.

Benq Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

On average Benq 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good ratings as do all projectors manufactured by Benq.

Supports Full HD Projection

The Benq MS504 supports Full HD projection, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MS504 do not support Full HD projection.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to the MS504, the Benq MS504 supports 3D image projection.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years, the Benq MS504 has a built-in speaker.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

This data projector supports a graphics resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is typical of many similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The shortest service life of lamp in economic mode of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago is 3,000h, the longest is 10,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 6,300h. With a service life of lamp in economic mode of 10,000 hours, the Benq MS504 has one of the longest service life of lamp in economic mode amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Quite High Number of Colours

With a number of colours of 1,070 million, the Benq MS504 has a quite high number of colours compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the MS504. Across all the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the MS504 the numbers of colours range from 1M to 1,100M, and the average number of colours is 700M.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many similar spec data projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Low Power Consumption During PowerSave

Across all the projectors of a similar type and age to the MS504 the power consumption during PowerSave range from 0.5W to 340W. The Benq MS504 has one of the lower power consumption during PowerSave (only 0.5 Watts) amongst projectors of this age.

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Very Narrow

Across all the data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MS504 the widths range from 260mm to 340mm. With a width of only 283 millimeters, the Benq MS504 is one of the narrower data projectors of a comparable type and age to the MS504 amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Light

When compared to other data projectors of a comparable age and type to the MS504 that we have assessed the weight of, the Benq MS504's weight of only 1.8 kilograms is one of the lightest. The weights of projectors of a comparable age and spec to the MS504 range from 1.3kg to 5.4kg, and the average weight is 2.8kg.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Benq MS504 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the MS504 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the MS504 is 26dB and the loudest is 40dB. The Benq MS504 has a quite loud noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 33dB noise level data projectors to this data projector and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq TW523[plb_2029704_price] is also worth considering.

Alternative multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Benq MS502[plb_1385309_price] (33dB).

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Very Small Lamp Power

The average lamp power of projectors of this age and spec is 210W. At only 190 Watts, the Benq MS504 has a fairly small lamp power compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the MS504.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Benq MS504 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the MS504 have RMS rated power of between 1W and 20W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq MS504

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this 13000:1 contrast ratio projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MS504 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the MS504.

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SVGA (800x600) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Benq MS504 is SVGA (800x600). That's 39% less resolution than a XGA (1024x768) data projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Video
Graphics Resolution
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
Headphone Output
Audio Out Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
Storage
Optical Disc Player
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
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Power Consumption During PowerSave
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 3 September 2014 by Dan media supervisor LifeChurch
Dan media supervisor LifeChurch would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

This projector was purchased to replace a failed projector in our churches sanctuary back wall. It has been outperforming our front of the sanctuary main projector. It has vivid colors, very... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2014 by TheBrewer
TheBrewer would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

I bought this unit for PowerPoint presentations and have been impressed. I was pleasently surprised at how bright it is. The main downside is that it's not compatible with all input types. Will... Read more…

Reviewed 3 December 2015 by Presentations
(Verified Purchase)

This is an inexpensive projector that does what needs to be done. It is OK. my only complaint is that when I put it on 'hide' it put s message on the screen that says something dumb like, eco... Read more…

Reviewed 22 October 2015 by Bear
Bear would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

This works very well for job training and presentations. Although, it would not work well for home entertainment. It doesn't have the newer, HDMI, etc. connections and it only displays in a box... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy to use
Great picture quality
Reliable Performance
Easily Viewed
Hdmi Input
Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Berto
(Verified Purchase)

Good product, satisfied, good image quality, and easy to use...

Reviewed 31 March 2015 by Mike
Mike would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

The BenQ MS504 SVGA DLP Projector is easy to set up. Right now, I use it as a big screen TV. I also use it for ppt presentations. I do not have to worry about ambient light. The projector provides... Read more…

Reviewed 17 March 2015 by Kerndenn
Kerndenn would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

Works great and price was good also...

Reviewed 14 January 2015 by Eclipse chaser
Eclipse chaser would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

This is an excellent piece of equipment. Simple to operate and easy to adjust with a sharp and bright image. I used it straight out of the box for a rush presentation, and it stole the show! As... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2014 by Mar
Mar would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

We use this product for our church. So far, I have only used it once (for testing purposes) and I works perfectly, even better that the other one we used to play our projections in it. Very... Read more…

Reviewed 11 April 2014 by Theartful Dodger

This projector is great for business presentations and lectures. Quiet operation and a bright picture make this projector a great value...

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Electricity cost when switched on $67.40
Electricity cost when on standby $2.87
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Total running cost over 5 years $70.27
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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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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00168141610011, 00323546842249, 00840046028558, 04718755046810, 05052184739790, 05053959351469, 05054484540687, 05054533540682, 05054629178126, 08400460285580

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