Benq SH940 vs Viewsonic Pro9000

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Benq SH940
Viewsonic Pro9000

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
2,400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq SH940 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Viewsonic Pro9000 is only a 1,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,400 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger uniformity Edit
The Benq SH940 is a 125% uniformity projector. That's 40% bigger than the Viewsonic Pro9000 (85%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

Two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Benq SH940 is two, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Benq SH940 has an ethernet LAN, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 does not have an ethernet LAN.
6W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq SH940 has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 is only a 4W RMS rated power projector (6W lower).
8 Reasons For
18,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Benq SH940 is only a 2,000h lamp service life projector (18,000h shorter).
Quieter noise level Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 28dB noise level projector. That's 8dB quieter than the Benq SH940 (28dB). 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.

11dB quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 22dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Benq SH940 is a 33dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (11dB louder).
One more number of built-in speakers Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 has two number of built-in speakerss, however the Benq SH940 only has one number of built-in speakers.
Vastly lighter Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 has a weight of 4.3kg, however the Benq SH940 is a 7.2kg heavy projector (2.9kg heavier).
56% cheaper to run
Over five years the Viewsonic Pro9000 is $60.97 cheaper to run than the Benq SH940. Read more
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Viewsonic Pro9000 is 77% based on 9 reviews, however the average rating of the Benq SH940 is 65% (based on 2 reviews).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Viewsonic Pro9000 is 80% based on 9 reviews, however the average rating of the Benq SH940 is 70% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Nine times shorter service life of lamp Edit
Benq SH940 is only 2,000h lamp service life, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector (18,000h longer).
8dB louder noise level Edit
The Benq SH940 is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 8dB louder than the Viewsonic Pro9000 (28dB). 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.

11dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Benq SH940 is 33dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 22dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (11dB quieter).
One less number of built-in speakers Edit
The Benq SH940 is a one number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the Viewsonic Pro9000 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
A lot heavier Edit
The Benq SH940 is a 7.2kg heavy projector, whereas the Viewsonic Pro9000 is a 4.3kg heavy projector (2.9kg lighter).
Higher running costs over five years by $60.97
Over five years the running costs of the Benq SH940 are $108.01 which is $60.97 more than the Viewsonic Pro9000. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The average expert rating of the Benq SH940 is only 65%, whereas the average expert rating of the Viewsonic Pro9000 is 77% (based on 9 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The average user rating of the Benq SH940 is only 70%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic Pro9000 is 80% (based on 9 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Vastly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 has a projector brightness of 1,600 ANSI lumens, however the Benq SH940 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,400 ANSI lumens brighter).
Smaller uniformity Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is an 85% uniformity projector. That's 40% smaller than the Benq SH940 (85%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq SH940 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Benq SH940 has an ethernet LAN.
Two times lower RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic Pro9000 has an RMS rated power of 4W, whereas the Benq SH940 is a 10W RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
Older by seven months
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is seven months older than the Benq SH940.

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

48 months Ago 55 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 105.27
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 108.01
Electricity cost - switched on $ 44.30
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 47.04

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.
0.31T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,600 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
± 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
± 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
125%
BEST
85%
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Zoom Ratio
 1.8:1
 1.8:1
BEST
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - 5
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
28 - 300 38 - 150
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
300W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h 20,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2x
Throw Ratio
 1.5 - 1.8
 1.5 - 1.8
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
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
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 28dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
33dB 22dB
BEST
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 92 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
4W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 2
BEST

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

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 186W
BEST
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 1800 - 3048
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data UL, cUL, FDA (CDRH report), CB, FCC, TUV, GS + PAH, TUV (IEC60825-1), CE EMC report, CCC, PSB, NOM, Energy (Mexico), GOST R, C-tick

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.2kg 4.3kg
BEST
Height
169mm 133mm
Depth
318mm 260mm
Width
428mm 321mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 321 x 260 x 133
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Connectivity Technology
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
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