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Benq MS504A Projector

$359.99
$308.99 $51.00 cheaper than 86 days ago
13000:1 SVGA (800x600) 33dB Sep 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $70.67 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Reasonably priced
Poor technical guidance
11 Reviews
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

This data projector has an outstanding average user rating based on 11 user reviews. 8 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 89% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 1,989 expert and owner reviews (including 66 verified purchases) for Benq projectors and found that on average Benq has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has good ratings specifically for its 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 95% of those that bought a Benq multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who bought it concluded that it was quiet.


Good Remote Control

One owner thought it had a good remote control. Dan Media Supervisor Lifechurch gave it a rating of 6 stars and he said three years ago “Remote has great operating distance as well” in his review of this projector.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. One owner thought this projector had good colour saturation. Dan Media Supervisor Lifechurch said “It has vivid colors, very bright” in his review of the Benq MS504 and scored it 7 stars.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One owner thought this projector was good in terms of power usage. Presentations rated the product 5 stars and mentioned in their Benq MS504 review “My only complaint is that when I put it on 'hide' it put s message on the screen that says something dumb like, eco screen saves energy”.


Design

Easy to Setup

Two people agreed that it was easy to setup. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Easy To Set Up” in their Benq MS504 review. Two customers reckoned that it was easy to use. Dallas Community Organizer gave it a score of 8 stars and he wrote “A projector that was light in weight, bright light, easy to use out of the box” in his review of this projector.

Good Quality

Three customers who bought it thought it was good quality. Bestbuy.com wrote “Great picture quality” in their review of this projector. Bestbuy.com also said “Quality Construction” in their review. Berto said on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “Good product, satisfied, good image quality”.

Reliable

One person reckoned that it was reliable. Bestbuy.com wrote “Reliable Performance”. One person concluded that the product was well made.

Ceiling Mountable

The Benq MS504 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner said in their reviews that it was good structurally.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq MS504 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Benq W750 which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Acer P1276, or the Benq MW820ST.

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Performance

Features Noise Reduction

The Benq MS504 features noise reduction. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also feature noise reduction.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Benq MS504 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Benq MS504 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this projector.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the MW820ST (32dB), the MX819ST ($691.51) (32dB), or the 720P; 2500 ANSI LUMENS; 5.94LBS; HDMI X2; C; S-V; COM; A; 10W SPKX1; AO; CONTROL (34dB) all from Benq.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Benq MS504 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One person wrote that the Benq MS504 did not have good technical guidance. Mar mentioned in their review of this projector three years ago “I agree with other users that the instructions are very limited”.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Benq MS504 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector also do not support full HD.

Other data projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at include the Benq MW820ST, the Acer S1283, or the Epson EH-TW5100.

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Projector

Only SVGA (800x600) Resolution

The Benq MS504 has a maximum resolution of SVGA (800x600). That's 39% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A SVGA (800x600) projector native resolution is in fact the worst resolution amongst all 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years.

The best resolution across comparable types of projector is 1080p (1920x1080).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MS504 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

If this Benq multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Benq MW526 ($395) (3,200 ANSI lumens and cheaper).

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector, the Benq MS504 does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors of this age and type is 210W. The Benq MS504 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the MS504 in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00168141610011, 00323546842249, 00840046028558, 04718755046810, 05052184739790, 05053959351469, 05054484540687, 05054533540682, 05054629178126, 08400460285580

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