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Benq SH940 vs Optoma GT760

Benq SH940 vs Optoma GT760

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Benq SH940
Optoma GT760

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Benq SH940 is 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Optoma GT760 is only a 3,400 ANSI lumens brightness projector (600 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot bigger bulb power Edit
The Benq SH940 is a 300W lamp power projector, whereas the Optoma GT760 is only a 190W lamp power projector (110W smaller).
Full HD Edit
The Benq SH940 supports full HD, however the Optoma GT760 does not support full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Benq SH940 has an Ethernet LAN, however the Optoma GT760 does not.
5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Optoma GT760 supports 3D, whereas the Benq SH940 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma GT760 has a noise level of 29dB, but the Benq SH940 is a 36dB noise level projector (7dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

$52.04 cheaper to run
The Optoma GT760 only costs $61.96 to run over five years whereas the Benq SH940 costs $114.00 to run (84% more). Read more
Expert reviews are a little better
The Optoma GT760 has an average expert review score of 72% based on 4 reviews, but the Benq SH940 has an average rating of 71% (based on 3 reviews).
User reviews are hugely better
The Optoma GT760 has an average user review score of 90% based on 106 reviews, but the Benq SH940 has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Louder noise level Edit
The Benq SH940 is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 7dB louder than the Optoma GT760 (29dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Older by six months
The Benq SH940 is six months older than the Optoma GT760.
$52.04 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Benq SH940 are $114.00 which is $52.04 more than the Optoma GT760 over five years. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is marginally Worse
The Benq SH940 only has an average expert score of 71%, but the Optoma GT760 has an average expert rating of 72% (based on 4 reviews).
User review Rating is hugely Worse
The Benq SH940 only has an average user score of 60%, but the Optoma GT760 has an average user rating of 90% (based on 106 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Optoma GT760 is only 3,400 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 600 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq SH940 (3,400 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma GT760 is a 190W lamp power projector. That's 110W smaller than the Benq SH940 (190W).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Optoma GT760 does not support full HD, but the Benq SH940 supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

51 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 111.11
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 114.00
Electricity cost - switched on $ 59.07
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 61.96

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.72T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 50000:1
BEST
 50000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,400 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
± 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
± 30 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.65"
Uniformity
125%
BEST
80%
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
BEST
 1.5:1
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - 2.5
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
28 - 300 44 - 223
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h 6,000h
BEST
Bulb Power
300W
BEST
190W
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 115%
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.48 - 2.81 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
24.1 - 36.15 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
36dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 92 15 - 91
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 85 25 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Custom
 Dynamic
 Presentation
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
2W
Built-In Speaker
1 2
BEST

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
442W 235W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 205W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.2kg 2.6kg
BEST
Height
169mm 86mm
Depth
318mm 220mm
Width
428mm 288mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

HDMI Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI input
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