Asus B1MR
Asus B1M
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Asus B1MR Innovation Award Great Buy Approved
A multi award winning and cheap to run 3500:1 280 x 800 data projector
3500:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 32dB Feb 2013
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Asus B1M Review

80 Reviews + 3 Awards
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$25 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has not bad expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Asus projector has running costs of only $25 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 5% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The B1M has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Quite quiet noise level
Very dim projector brightness
Only 280 x 800 resolution

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Asus B1M In-Depth Analysis


Three Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this multimedia projector is one of the most awarded.

The author at one expert review site decided that this data projector was pioneering. This Asus data projector received an "Innovation Award" from

This multimedia projector received an "Approved" award from and it received a "Great Buy" award from

Good Expert Reviews

This projector has an average expert rating of 80% based on three expert reviews from sites including, and

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Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this projector is 82 out of 100 based on 77 owner reviews. 22 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this data projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Good Size

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was compact.

  • Compact and powerful - exactly what is needed for a portable unit when a presentation is required…
  • Compact, lightweight and yet with crystal clear presentation this is a wonderful projector…
    JT (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Its compact and not too noisy at all with all the cables needed…

Good Sound Quality

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the Asus B1M had good sound quality.

  • The audio port gives excellent sound on headphones…
  • If you do have a pair of speakers you can easily plug in (to your computer or the projector), go for it…
    Trotter (Amazon) - September 2013

Nice Design

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed.

  • The design is really classy…
  • It's a pretty good projector for it's form factor the battery lasting for a whole movie (2 1/2 - 3 hours) is a killer feature even though the it will dim display a bit…
  • The pouch is well designed to contain the power supply…
    CeSinge (Amazon) - January 2014

Superior Battery Life

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life.

  • Highly recommended because it also has an inbuilt battery making it portable.
    Rhj501 (Amazon) - September 2014
  • The battery works well and the audio from the projector is more then sufficient though you can of course ad a speaker if you like…

Asus Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 231 expert and owner reviews (including 15 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its projectors. Asus also has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 75% of those that bought a Asus projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Reasonably Priced

Two customers who bought it agreed that it was good value for money.

Easy to Use

Three people concluded that this projector was easy to use.

Good Product Quality

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality.


Has a Carrying Case

The Asus B1M has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens. At only 700 ANSI lumens, the Asus B1M has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of data projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At only 32 decibels, the Asus B1M has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus B1M has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. When compared to other data projectors, the Asus B1M's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Asus B1M does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports AVI, MKV and 5 More Video Formats Supported

The Asus B1M has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. This data projector supports an MPEG video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by projectors. The video formats supported "MP4", "WMV", "AVI", "MOV", "MPG" and "MKV" are also supported by this projector.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus B1M has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This Asus multimedia projector has been on the market since February 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The average 1 year running cost of the B1M is only $25 based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 5% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 90lj0020b0002, asus 90lj0020b0102, asus wxga1280x800, asus bn8yza00, asus bn8yzs00, asus 1280x800, asus b1mrdlp, asus 3db1mr
Barcodes 00629624544785, 00886227266616, 00886227266647, 04053162812253, 04056572597420, 04058829152147, 04716659266594, 04716659266648, 04716659927426, 05054484679837, 05054533679832, 05057103058174, 08862272666160

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