Benq MH740
Benq MH740
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Benq MH740

A fully featured 11000:1 1920 x 1080 projector
11000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 38dB Nov 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Benq MH740 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq MH740 number 5 across all projectors.
Good Features
$97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 30?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $97 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Supports full HD
Fairly loud noise level
Only 1,080 video mode

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Benq MH740 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

Based on 2,072 expert and owner reviews (including 270 verified purchases), Benq has very good ratings for its projectors. Benq also has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 94% of those that bought a Benq data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money


The cheapeast multimedia projectors that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000. We think that this data projector looks expensive.

Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq MH740 and the United States price of $499.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £644.04 ($644.04).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq MH740 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq MH740 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Benq MH740 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MH740 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

At 38 decibels, the Benq MH740 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At 310 Watts, the Benq MH740 has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. The Benq MH740 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 2,500 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MH740 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since November 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The MH740 has an average 1 year running cost of $97 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hjat7723e
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