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Benq MH740 vs Benq SH915

Benq MH740 vs Benq SH915

Benq MH740
Benq SH915

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $722
The Benq MH740 costs $723.44, whereas the Benq SH915 is $1,445.00.
$0.12 cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq MH740 is $0.12 cheaper to run than the Benq SH915. Read more
2 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
The Benq SH915 has a service life of lamp of 3,500h. That's 1,000h longer than the Benq MH740 (3,500h).
Available from 1 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
1,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq MH740 has a service life of lamp of 2,500h, however the Benq SH915 is a 3,500h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Not as many stockists
The Benq MH740 is only stocked by 2 retailers, however the Benq SH915 is stocked by 3 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by two months
The Benq MH740 is two months older than the Benq SH915.
2 Reasons Against
$722 more expensive
The Benq SH915 is more expensive than the Benq MH740 by $721.56.
More expensive to run over five years by 0%
The running costs of the Benq SH915 are $95.90 which is $0.12 more than the Benq MH740 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

43 months Ago 40 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 92.89
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 95.78
Purchase price $ 723.44
Total cost of ownership $ 819.22
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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

No data No data

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
4,000 ANSI lumens 4,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
+/- 40 - 30 - 30
Colours
1.07M Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h 3,500h
BEST
Bulb Power
310W 310W
Service Life of Lamp
2,500h 3,500h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.378 - 2.067:1
 1.378 - 2.067:1
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
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
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
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
2 2

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 Not supported
 Not supported
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
15000 - 102 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 23 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SCR
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CRO
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SCR
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CRO
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Custom
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Custom

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
5W 5W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

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

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
370W 370W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 300W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
300W 300W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
360mm 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
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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