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Benq MX816ST Projector

13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Noise Level Release Date
Designed for disruption-free learning in small-sized classrooms, the MX816ST offers a 78 XGA picture in only 1 meter with a 0.6 ultra short-throw ratio. Together with 13000:1 ultra-sharp contrast... More
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11 Reasons For

Benq Has Good Multimedia Projector 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 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors range.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The MX816ST supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the MX816ST.

Other projectors which support 3D image projection currently available that you might also want to consider include the Benq MX822ST[plb_1495112_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq MX768[plb_2298923_price], or the Optoma DH1011[plb_1726991_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MX816ST, the Benq MX816ST has a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Benq MX822ST[plb_1495112_price] which is cheaper; or the MX661[pl_1968810_price], or the MX768[pl_2298923_price] both from Benq which has better reviews.

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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), which is the most commonly supported graphics resolution on multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Very Big Uniformity

The MX816ST has one of the biggest uniformities (130 percent) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The average uniformity of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago is 86%.

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Supports Three Video Colour Modes

The number of video colour modes supported by the MX816ST is more than most projectors that came out around the same time as it. This projector supports a Dynamic video colour mode, which is the most commonly supported video colour mode supported by projectors that have been around for more than two years. The video colour modes "Presentation" and "sRGB" are also supported by this Benq projector.

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Fairly Big Offset

13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX816ST have offsets of between 100% and 160%. The MX816ST has a quite big offset (130 percent) compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX816ST.

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Very High Maximum Horizontal Synchronization

The average maximum horizontal synchronization of data projectors of this age and spec is 95kHz. With a maximum horizontal synchronization of 102 kilohertz, the Benq MX816ST has one of the higher maximum horizontal synchronization amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

The average service life of lamp in economic mode of 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the MX816ST is 6,300h, and the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 3,000h to 10,000h. With a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,500 hours, the Benq MX816ST has one of the longer service life of lamp in economic mode amongst data projectors of this age.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Lamp Power

Across all the multimedia projectors of this age and spec the lamp power range from 190W to 310W. At 210 Watts, the Benq MX816ST has a quite big lamp power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the MX816ST.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

The Benq MX816ST does not support Full HD projection, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MX816ST also do not support Full HD projection.

It is worth also looking at other data projectors which also support Full HD projection including the Benq MX768[plb_2298923_price], or the Optoma DH1011[plb_1726991_price]; or the Benq MX822ST[plb_1495112_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the MX816ST do not support WiFi connectivity. The MX816ST is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

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

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Heavy

At 2.8 kilograms, the MX816ST is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the MX816ST. Multimedia projectors of this age and spec have weights of between 1.3kg and 5.4kg.

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Only Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports

The Benq MX816ST is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Benq MX816ST

Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market for over four years.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the MX816ST has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Optoma DH1011[plb_1726991_price] (3,500 ANSI lumens), or the Benq MX768[plb_2298923_price] (4,000 ANSI lumens) which is also higher rated.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 33 decibels, the MX816ST has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MX816ST.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Benq MX822ST[plb_1495112_price] (40dB) which is also cheaper.

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Uniformity
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
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
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Video Colour Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
HDMI Version
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
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
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

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $68.40
Electricity cost when on standby $5.72
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.12
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers mx816s, mx816st, benq mx816, benq mx816s, benq mx816st, benq 9hj737714, benq 9hj737714e
Barcodes 04718755035906, 08400460250212

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