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Benq MH530 Projector

projectorcentral.com Highly Rated
10000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 33dB Mar 2016
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Featuring a brightness of 3200 ANSI lumens and a high contrast ratio of 10000:1, the cost-effective and eco-friendly MH530 offers a stunning full-screen presentation with the finest details... More
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14 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site thought that this projector was good. Projectorcentral.com gave this data projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This projector received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from projectorcentral.com. The projector expert review sites think this multimedia projector is one of the very best similar spec projectors that have been available for the last year.

Benq Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Benq 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors have good reviews on average and across all projectors Benq is one of the superior manufacturers.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. In October Projectorcentral.com said “In addition to offering full 3D support and a fast lag time for gaming--two features of interest for h” and scored the product 5 stars.

Supports 3D

Unlike most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the MH530 which do not support 3D, the Benq MH530 supports 3D.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq MH530 supports full HD. Most of the other latest comparable spec projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MH530 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the MH530.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the Benq MH530 is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over two times the resolution of a 1024 x 768 (XGA) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by similar spec data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the MH530. This projector also supports a supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA).

This multimedia projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)) is actually the best supported resolution across all 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the MH530.

Across comparable types of multimedia projector the worst supported resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched in the last 12 months is 28dB and the loudest is 41dB. The Benq MH530 has a fairly quiet noise level (only 33 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MH530.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000 hours, the Benq MH530 has a quite long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the MH530. The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of newly released comparable spec projectors is 3,000h and the longest is 24,000h.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most commonly found AC input voltage on 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for the last year.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (economy Mode)

With a power consumption (economy mode) of only 220 Watts, the Benq MH530 has one of the lower power consumption (economy mode)s amongst projectors of this age. The lowest power consumption (economy mode) of recently released data projectors is 0.5W, the highest is 680W, and the average power consumption (economy mode) is 290W.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

The Benq MH530 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s (only 28 decibels) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MH530 the noise level (economic mode)s range from 28dB to 39dB.

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Light

Projectors that are a similar age to the MH530 have weights of between 360g and 28kg, and the average weight is 9.5kg. The Benq MH530 is one of the lighter newly released comparable spec projectors (only 2 kilograms) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released in the last 12 months do not support wi-Fi. The Benq MH530 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Benq MH530 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MH530. Across all the latest 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors the projector brightnesss range from 450 ANSI lumens to 10,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Latest 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors have bulb powers of between 190W and 430W. The bulb power of the Benq MH530 of only 196 Watts is one of the smallest amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the MH530.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 2 Watts, the Benq MH530 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the MH530. The RMS rated powers of projectors that have been around for a similar time to the MH530 range from 1W to 20W.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Benq MH530 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity multimedia projector. Most of the other new similar spec multimedia projectors have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Benq MH530 is a one HDMI ports quantity data projector.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq MH530

Released Eleven Months Ago

This 10000:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market for eleven months.

1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The Benq MH530 has a maximum resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Offset
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Supported 3D Formats
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Auto Power Off
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

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The MH530 gives you a bright 1080p picture in an extremely portable package. It is small and light enough to easily bring with you on the road, to use in the classroom or for business and also...

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Electricity cost when switched on $65.32
Electricity cost when on standby $2.78
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Total running cost over 5 years $68.10
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq p238499, benq p238499p, benq 1920x1080, code 9hjfh7713, benq 9hjfh7713, code 1920x1080, code 9hjfh7713e, benq 9hjfh7713e, benq 3d9hjfh7713, benq 3d9hjfh7713e, special 9hjfh7713, special 9hjfh7713e
Barcodes 04718755064401, 05057103044559

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