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Benq SH940 vs Viewsonic Pro9000

Benq SH940 vs Viewsonic Pro9000

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Benq SH940
Viewsonic Pro9000

Top Prices

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Reasons For

2 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).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Benq SH940 has an Ethernet LAN, but the Viewsonic Pro9000 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
5 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.

56% cheaper to run
Over five years the Viewsonic Pro9000 is $64.35 cheaper to run than the Benq SH940. Read more
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Viewsonic Pro9000 is 77% based on 10 reviews, however the average rating of the Benq SH940 is 71% (based on 3 reviews).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Viewsonic Pro9000 is 77% based on 12 reviews, however the average rating of the Benq SH940 is 60% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 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.

Higher running costs over five years by $64.35
Over five years the running costs of the Benq SH940 are $114.00 which is $64.35 more than the Viewsonic Pro9000. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the Benq SH940 is only 71%, whereas the average expert rating of the Viewsonic Pro9000 is 77% (based on 10 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The average user rating of the Benq SH940 is only 60%, whereas the average user rating of the Viewsonic Pro9000 is 77% (based on 12 reviews).
2 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).
Older by seven months
The Viewsonic Pro9000 is seven months older than the Benq SH940.

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

51 months Ago 58 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 $ 46.76
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 49.65

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

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 50000:1
BEST
 50000:1
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%
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
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
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
 3D
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 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
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 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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
Built-In Speaker
1 2
BEST

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

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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