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Benq MX823
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Benq MX823 Projector

13000:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Noise Level Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Benq is one of the superior projector manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Benq also has good reviews for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

Supports 3D Image Projection

The Benq MX823 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the MX823.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the MX823, the Benq MX823 has a built-in speaker.

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to consider include the MS619, or the MS504 ($308.99) both from Benq which has better reviews.

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution

This multimedia projector supports a graphics resolution of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA), which is typical of many data projectors of this type and age.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Benq MX823 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the MX823. Across all the projectors that were released more than two years ago the projector brightness range from 800 ANSI lumens to 4,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,000 ANSI lumens.

Alternative 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available that you might also want to consider include the Benq MW526 ($317.00) which has better reviews.

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Supports Three Video Colour Modes

The Benq MX823 has a greater number of video colour modes than most comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as it. This data projector supports a Dynamic video colour mode, which is the most commonly supported video colour mode supported by projectors that were released around the same time as the MX823. The video colour modes "Presentation" and "sRGB" are also supported by this Benq projector.

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Quite Big Offset

The Benq MX823 has a quite big offset (130 percent) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the MX823. The offsets of comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the MX823 range from 100% to 160%, and the average offset is 120%.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years, the Benq MX823 does not support Full HD projection.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support Full HD projection including the MS504 ($308.99), or the MX505 both from Benq which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MX823 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Benq MX823 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

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

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Very Low Number of Colours

The Benq MX823 has one of the lower numbers of colours (only 1.07 million) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MX823 have numbers of colours of between 1M and 1,100M.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At only 5,000 hours, the Benq MX823 has a fairly short service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 3,000h to 10,000h, and the average service life of lamp in economic mode is 6,300h.

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Fairly High Power Consumption During PowerSave

At 240 Watts, the Benq MX823 has a fairly high power consumption during PowerSave compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the MX823. Projectors of this age and spec have power consumption during PowerSave of between 0.5W and 340W, and the average power consumption during PowerSave is 190W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq MX823

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Noise Level

The Benq MX823 has a relatively typical noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

If you are not worried about having a louder noise level then you might also want to look at the MS502 (33dB), or the MX816ST (33dB) both from Benq.

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

This data projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found native projector resolution on 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
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
Video Mode
Video Colour Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Colour Mode in 3D
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
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
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display Language
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
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
Cable Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.13
Electricity cost when on standby $2.86
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.99
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Benq MX823uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
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 mx823s, mx823st, benq mx823, benq mx823s, benq mx823st
Barcodes 00012302970103, 00014444633724, 00041114478262, 00044112787961, 00070071263024, 00163121475284, 00172304287682, 00617407467871, 00765042398743, 00799198097328, 00801029673851, 00803982856104, 00807035647268, 00807320296621, 00809199159069, 00809396052026, 00840046028985, 04718755048012, 08400460289854
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