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Asus B1MR Projector

10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 32dB Mar 2015
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The ASUS B1MR Ultra-bright Wireless LED Projector delivers incredibly bright, sharp visuals with native WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution, 900 lumens light output, and a 100% NTSC color scale to project... More
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Expert Reviews Are Good

This data projector received a score of 81 out of 100 from multimedia projector expert review site tbreak.ae. Projector experts think this multimedia projector is one of the better projectors of a similar spec and age.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this projector rated it as 80%.

Good Connectivity

A few Asus B1MR owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was wifi compatible. Design Counts mentioned “Excellent except the WiFi”. Design Counts also wrote “Please fix the software so that the B1M uses industry standard wireless content beaming technology”. Trotter wrote in the same month “Is it "Wireless"? Here is my only disappointment with the projector.” .

A number of people who reviewed the Asus B1MR reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Cesinge said on Amazon “And so an HDMI port was a plus” and scored the product 4 stars. Rhj501 mentioned on Amazon “We had the screen size huge! Really useful as it takes hdmi and comes with a vga cable so good for tv in as well as laptops” in their review of the Asus B1MR.

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Good Size

A number of people who bought the Asus B1MR considered that it was lightweight. In October this year Jt mentioned on Amazon “Compact, lightweight and yet with crystal clear presentation this is a wonderful projector” and gave this projector a very good review score. Tim Grant said “It is lightweight and small in size” in his review of this projector and rated it 4 stars.

One Asus B1MR owner wrote in their reviews that it was compact.

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Good Sound Quality

Two customers who reviewed this projector agreed that it had good sound quality. Trotter gave it an excellent review score and mentioned “If you do have a pair of speakers you can easily plug in (to your computer or the projector), go for it” in their review of this projector.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Asus B1MR reviewer who reviewed it thought it was noisy. Trotter said in their review on Amazon “Nice decent sound, loud enough to cover the noise of the fan (which, btw, is a bit loud)”. One customer who reviewed it thought it was quiet. Last year Agj said on Amazon “Unit has worked well for 10 months - quiet in Eco mode”.

Nice Design

One customer said in their reviews that the product was well designed. Two years ago Cesinge wrote “The pouch is well designed to contain the power supply”.

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 188 user and expert reviews for Asus projectors and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

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Good Battery Life

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Rhj501 wrote “Highly recommended because it also has an inbuilt battery making it portable.”.

Good Remote Control

One Asus B1MR owner who bought it reckoned that it had a good remote control.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was good for watching movies. Xiaowen Li said in their review of the Asus B1MR two years ago “It's good for project for movies and photos.” yet they only scored the product 1 stars.

Good Product Quality

Three Asus B1MR reviewers mentioned that it was good quality. Last year expert website Tbreak.ae mentioned “Compact projector that delivers really good projection quality at short distances” in their review of this projector.

Easy to Use

Three Asus B1MR owners who reviewed the Asus B1MR thought it was easy to use. Cesinge mentioned “The device is extremely easy to use”. Cesinge also mentioned “I usually work with of a projected image of about 1-1.5m wide.) It comes with a handy small pouch, very easy to wear”. Xiaowen Li mentioned in their review of this projector “It just peel off from the control, never has such bad quality remote control before” however they scored the product 1 stars.

Supports 3D

Unlike most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for more than a year which do not support 3D, the Asus B1MR supports 3D.

We compared all the other data projectors which support 3D to this projector and we think a cheaper projector such as the Hitachi CPX2541WN[plb_3419040_price] or you might consider a higher scoring projector such as the Acer H6517ST[plb_3929999_price] are also worth considering.

We compared this data projector to all the other data projectors with a 3D and we think the NEC V302W[plb_2988132_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD

The Asus B1MR supports full HD. Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the B1MR do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to consider including the Hitachi CPX2541WN[plb_3419040_price] which is cheaper; or the Acer H6517ST[plb_3929999_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the NEC V302W[plb_2988132_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus B1MR has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released around the same time as the B1MR also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this data projector to all the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Epson EB-W29[plb_3064394_price], the Canon 0908C005[plb_3736864_price], or the NEC V302W[plb_2988132_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 32 decibels, the Asus B1MR has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the B1MR. Multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the B1MR have noise levels of between 27dB and 47dB.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

When compared to other projectors of this type and age that we have assessed the service life of lamp of, the Asus B1MR's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest. The service life of lamps of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the B1MR range from 1,500h to 30,000h.

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Supports Five Video Colour Modess

The number of video colour modes supported by the Asus B1MR is more than most 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to it. This data projector supports a Dynamic video colour modes, which is the most commonly supported video colour modes supported by projectors of a comparable age and spec to the B1MR. The video colour modess "Blackboard", "sRGB", "Theatre" and "Whiteboard" are also supported by this projector.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Asus B1MR is a two number of built-in speakers projector. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than a year ago only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Supports Seven Video Formats Supporteds

The number of supported video formats on the Asus B1MR is more than most comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is MPEG4, but this video formats supported is not supported by this multimedia projector. The video formats supporteds AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG and WMV are also supported by this projector.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Asus B1MR has a greater number of supported image formats than most comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it. This Asus projector supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to the B1MR. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this Asus data projector.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

Data projectors of this spec and age have noise level (economic mode)s of between 26dB and 43dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of only 28 decibels, the Asus B1MR has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Light

With a weight of only 900 grams, the Asus B1MR's weight is one of the lightest amongst projectors of this spec and age. The average weight of projectors that were launched around the same time as the B1MR is 5.2kg, and the weights range from 2.2g to 68kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most multimedia projectors of this spec and age do not support wi-Fi. The Asus B1MR is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a wi-Fi and we think the Canon 0910C005[plb_3740073_price], the Hitachi CPX2541WN[plb_3419040_price], or the Epson EB-945H[plb_3077398_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the B1MR is 3,600 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesss range from 600 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens. At only 900 ANSI lumens, the Asus B1MR has a very dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to the B1MR.

If you want a multimedia projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the Hitachi CPX2541WN[plb_3419040_price] (2,700 ANSI lumens and cheaper), or the NEC V302X[plb_2988131_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens and cheaper) or the Acer H6517ST[plb_3929999_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated).

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many projectors of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the B1MR is 12W, and the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 4 Watts, the Asus B1MR has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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Only AAC++ Audio Formats Supported

This projector audio formats supported, which is typical of many data projectors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The Asus B1MR is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus B1MR

WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The Asus B1MR has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Video
3D
Full HD
Video Colour Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Document Formats Supported
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Display Number of Colours
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Bundled Software
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(2)
4 June 2015

The ASUS B1MR is certainly a well-performing and compact projector that delivers really good projection quality at short distances. There is a noticeable drop in the brightness and quality if you...

17 June 2015

Asus B1MR to projektor uniwersalny, który sprawdzi si? zarówno w domu, jak i w biurze. Zaimplementowane w nim funkcje powoduj&#261, ?e mo?e by? atrakcyjnym urz?dzeniem dla ka?dego mi?o?nika...

Sharp and bright image
Wireless projection
Builtin media software
Navigation buttons can be confusing at times

User Reviews

(15)
(Verified Purchase)

What an absolutely brilliant piece of technology. Compact, lightweight and yet with crystal clear presentation this is a wonderful projector. I have been using it to provide training for the past... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2015 by Jake Miller Photo

I'm a photographer and wanted a short throw bright portable for presentations so this new model seemed like a perfect fit. It's a very handsome looking machine and lightweight but the color... Read more…

Lightweight
Unusable Color Rep
Reviewed 10 August 2015 by Ola
(Verified Purchase)

Great product! Well worth the money.

Reviewed 7 August 2015 by Mr. Matthew J. J. Scott
(Verified Purchase)

Speedy delivery, mind blowing little projector. Thx.

Reviewed 27 June 2015 by Mathew bailey
(Verified Purchase)
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Electricity cost when on standby $2.80
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus b1, asus b1m, asus b1mr, asus 3db1, asus b1mrd, asus 3db1m, asus b1mrdl, asus 3db1mr, asus b1mrdlp, asus 1280x800, asus bn8yzs00, asus bn8yza00, 90lj0020b0102 b1, 90lj0020b0102 b1m, asus wxga1280x800, asus 90lj0020b0102, 90lj0020b0102 b1mr
Barcodes 00886227927425, 00886227927449, 04053162837478, 04058829152147, 04716659927426, 05057103058174

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