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Benq MS504A Projector

13000:1 SVGA (800x600) 33dB Sep 2014
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Featuring a brightness of 3000 ANSI Lumens and a high contrast ratio of 13000:1, the cost-effective and eco-friendly MS504 offers a stunning full-screen presentation with the finest details... More
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BenQ MS504 SVGA DLP Projector, 3000 ANSI Lumens Reviews

10 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

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

Benq Has Good Projector Reviews

13000:1 contrast ratio projectors manufactured by Benq have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors) and found that Benq also has good reviews across its entire range.

Supports Full HD

The Benq MS504 supports full HD. Most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Optoma DH1011[plb_1726991_price].

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Supports 3D

The Benq MS504 supports 3D, as do most of the other projectors that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors which support 3D currently available including the Benq MS619[plb_2024148_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the Benq MS504 has a built-in speaker(s).

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This data projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA), which is the most commonly supported supported graphics resolutions on data projectors of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Benq MS504 has one of the longer service life of lamp (economic mode)s (10,000 hours) amongst 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MS504 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 3,000h and 10,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 6,100h.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This multimedia projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

Similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the MS504 have noise level (economic mode)s of between 26dB and 38dB. The Benq MS504 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s (only 28 decibels) amongst projectors of this age.

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Light

Across all the 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the MS504 the weights range from 1.3kg to 6.2kg. The Benq MS504 is quite light (only 1.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to the MS504.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Benq MS504 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the MS504 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Only SVGA (800x600) Projector Native Resolution

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

A SVGA (800x600) projector native resolution is actually the worst resolution amongst all data projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

The best resolution amongst similar types of data projector is WXGA (1280x800).

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Very Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors of this type and age is 190W, the biggest is 310W, and the average bulb power is 210W. The Benq MS504 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the MS504 range from 2W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 7.5W. The Benq MS504 has a very low RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MS504.

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Only Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Benq MS504 is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq MS504

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Benq multimedia projector has been on the market for over two years.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Benq MS504 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other 13000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the MS504.

If you are looking for a data projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the S1283[pl_2575478_price] (3,100 ANSI lumens), or the X133[pl_2780263_price] (3,100 ANSI lumens) both from Acer.

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Average Noise Level

The Benq MS504 has a relatively typical noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MS504.

Other multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Benq MS502[plb_1385309_price] (33dB).

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
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
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Cables Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 3 September 2014 by Dan media supervisor LifeChurch
Dan media supervisor LifeChurch would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

This projector was purchased to replace a failed projector in our churches sanctuary back wall. It has been outperforming our front of the sanctuary main projector. It has vivid colors, very... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2014 by TheBrewer
TheBrewer would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

I bought this unit for PowerPoint presentations and have been impressed. I was pleasently surprised at how bright it is. The main downside is that it's not compatible with all input types. Will... Read more…

Reviewed 3 December 2015 by Presentations
(Verified Purchase)

This is an inexpensive projector that does what needs to be done. It is OK. my only complaint is that when I put it on 'hide' it put s message on the screen that says something dumb like, eco... Read more…

Reviewed 22 October 2015 by Bear
Bear would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

This works very well for job training and presentations. Although, it would not work well for home entertainment. It doesn't have the newer, HDMI, etc. connections and it only displays in a box... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy to use
Great picture quality
Reliable Performance
Easily Viewed
Hdmi Input
Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Berto
(Verified Purchase)

Good product, satisfied, good image quality, and easy to use...

Reviewed 31 March 2015 by Mike
Mike would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

The BenQ MS504 SVGA DLP Projector is easy to set up. Right now, I use it as a big screen TV. I also use it for ppt presentations. I do not have to worry about ambient light. The projector provides... Read more…

Reviewed 17 March 2015 by Kerndenn
Kerndenn would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

Works great and price was good also...

Reviewed 14 January 2015 by Eclipse chaser
Eclipse chaser would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

This is an excellent piece of equipment. Simple to operate and easy to adjust with a sharp and bright image. I used it straight out of the box for a rush presentation, and it stole the show! As... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2014 by Mar
Mar would recommend the BenQ MS504 (Verified Purchase)

We use this product for our church. So far, I have only used it once (for testing purposes) and I works perfectly, even better that the other one we used to play our projections in it. Very... Read more…

Reviewed 11 April 2014 by Theartful Dodger

This projector is great for business presentations and lectures. Quiet operation and a bright picture make this projector a great value...

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Electricity cost when switched on $65.37
Electricity cost when on standby $2.78
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Total running cost over 5 years $68.15
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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

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

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