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Benq HC1200 vs Benq SH915

Benq HC1200 vs Benq SH915

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Benq HC1200
Benq SH915

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Reasons For

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Brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq SH915 is 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Benq HC1200 is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
1,500h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Benq SH915 has a service life of lamp of 3,500h, however the Benq HC1200 is only a 2,000h lamp service life projector (1,500h shorter).
Cheaper by $1,430
The Benq SH915 costs $1,445.00, whereas the Benq HC1200 is $2,874.99.
2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Hugely better user reviews
The average user review score of the Benq SH915 is 80%, but the average rating of the Benq HC1200 is 60% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Benq HC1200 is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq SH915 (4,000 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq HC1200 has a service life of lamp of 2,000h. That's 1,500h shorter than the Benq SH915 (3,500h).
$1,430 more expensive
The Benq HC1200 is more expensive than the Benq SH915 by $1,429.99.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the Benq HC1200, however 3 stores sell the Benq SH915. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Hugely Lower user review Score
The Benq HC1200 only has an average user rating of 60%, but the Benq SH915 has an average user rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).
1 Reason Against
Older by ten months
The Benq SH915 is ten months older than the Benq HC1200.

Awards

1 Award
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

31 months Ago 40 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 93.01
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 95.90
Purchase price $ 2,874.99
Total cost of ownership $ 2,970.89
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 93.01
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 95.90
Purchase price $ 1,445.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,540.90
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.61T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.61T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 11000:1
 11000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 - 30 - 30
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.398 - 2.09
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
26 - 300 26 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h 3,500h
BEST
Bulb Power
310W 310W
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h 3,500h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.398 - 2.09:1
BEST
 1.398 - 2.09:1
Offset
130% 130%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.42 - 2.97 2.42 - 2.97
Focal Length Range (f-F)
20.7 - 31.05 20.7 - 31.05

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Frame Sequential

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 1
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 4
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
2
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
38dB 38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB 33dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 3D
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 3D

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
5W 5W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
370W 370W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
300W 300W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 300W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.7kg 3.7kg
Height
114.8mm 115mm
Depth
259mm 260mm
Width
360.1mm 360mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
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