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Benq MH740

68

Overall Score

Benq MH740

$2,874.99
Benq MH740
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1080p data projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
38dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 11000:1 Yes Nov 2013
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Benq MH740 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq MH740 number 897 across all projectors.
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$74 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
0.5W in standby mode
Blu-ray full HD 3d supported
Microphone input support
Thoughtful teaching template design
Thoughful designs
LAN control with crestron and pj-link
Hassle-Free projector maintenance
Big zoom for extra projector installation flexibility
Audio pass through
Brighter than average projector brightness
No source detected mode
SmartEco mode
Eco blank mode
Power saving, eco friendly
Projection perfect for every occasion
EcoFACTS label
Very short service life of lamp
Louder than average noise level

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Benq MH740 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the MH740 will cost $74 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Benq MH740 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Benq MH740's noise level of 38dB is in the loudest 13% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq MH740's contrast ratio (typical) of 11,000 is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 61% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Benq MH740 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 71% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Benq MH740 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq MH740 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Benq MH740 of only 2,500h is in the shortest 10% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MH740 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Benq MH740's bulb power of 310W is in the biggest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Benq MH740 has a carrying case. 82% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Full HD

The Benq MH740 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00070071262911, 00102930972133, 00132018331453, 00163121425142, 00533426193853, 00804067183108, 00808112923510, 00809392590720, 00840046029685, 02050002719323, 04718755050077, 08400460296852

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